Government Response to Regional Telecoms Review – DBCDE August 2012

Government Response to Regional Telecoms Review - DBCDE August 2012The Government is committed to the development and success of regional Australia and recognises the important role of telecoms services in achieving these goals. The first independent inquiry to review telecommunications across Australia took place in 2000 in order to assess telecommunications services prior to the sale of Telstra. It found that many people in parts of rural and remote Australia had inadequate access to telecommunications services.Download full report

In 2002, a second inquiry focused on regional telecommunications recommended the introduction of a legislated process of conducting regular reviews of regional, rural and remote telecommunications services.

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