More data delivered on NBN Sky Muster

The Coalition Government welcomes today’s launch of NBN Co’s new Sky Muster Plus product, which will offer unmetered data for essential broadband activities like browsing, emails and specific software updates. Sky Muster Plus will provide unmetered data for essential daily tasks, meaning that some online browsing activities like completing school work, banking, accessing health or…

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Have your say on regional communications

The Coalition Government is seeking input on a new program focused on improving digital connectivity for people living in regional and rural Australia. Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher, today released a discussion paper on the Regional Connectivity Program, with the Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government,…

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Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2019

Mr COULTON (Parkes—Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government and Assistant Trade and Investment Minister) (16:30): I rise to sum up on the Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2019. I understand we’ll be dealing with the amendments after I sum up. This bill demonstrates the government’s responsiveness to the needs of farming communities in…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – drought preparedness, funding for local schools, apprenticeships

Future Drought Fund passes Parliament I’m thrilled that the Future Drought Fund legislation passed through the Senate last week, meaning a new centrepiece for Australian drought, and a guaranteed investment of $100 million a year towards drought preparedness. I’m proud that this Government delivers for our farmers and rural and regional Australia. Investments from the…

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