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Ministers for the Department of Communications and the Arts

Senator the Hon Fiona Nash

Minister for Regional Communications

Deputy Leader of the Nationals

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  • Minister for Regional Communications Fiona Nash has visited Albany to brief stakeholders on the rollout of 15 mobile base stations that will improve mobile coverage across Albany, Denmark and Plantagenet.
  • Minister for Regional Communications Fiona Nash has welcomed today's release by Vodafone of its construction schedule for the mobile phone base stations it is building under round 1 of the Coalition Government's $385 million Mobile Black Spot Programme.
  • Rural and Regional Australians will now be able to access up-to-date information on the rollout of round 1 of the Coalition Government’s $160 million Mobile Black Spot Programme.
  • Minister for Regional Communications and Nationals Deputy Leader Fiona Nash has welcomed stronger local content laws for regional television broadcasters announced by Communications Minister Mitch Fifield.
  • Even more rural and remote people will receive better mobile phone coverage thanks to Round 2 of the Coalition Government's Mobile Black Spot Programme, Minister for Regional Communications Fiona Nash announced today.
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