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December 2018

The application process under Round 4 of the Liberal and National Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP) has been extended to 10 January 2019, providing additional time for the states and territories to participate in the round.

The application process under Round 4 of the Liberal and National Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP) has been extended to 10 January 2019, providing additional time for the states and territories to participate in the round.

09 Dec 2018 / Share
Minister for Regional Services, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has tabled the report of the 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review, which makes a series of recommendations to improve telecommunications services in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Minister for Regional Services, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has tabled the report of the 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review, which makes a series of recommendations to improve telecommunications services in regional, rural and remote Australia.

04 Dec 2018 / Share

November 2018

The Minister for Regional Services, Senator Bridget McKenzie today welcomed NBN Co’s plan to provide increased data allowances for regional Australians using Sky Muster satellite services.

The Minister for Regional Services, Senator Bridget McKenzie today welcomed NBN Co’s plan to provide increased data allowances for regional Australians using Sky Muster satellite services.

12 Nov 2018 / Share
Minister for Regional Services, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has today welcomed the activation of Telstra's 100th mobile base station in Queensland thanks to the Liberal National Government's $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

Minister for Regional Services, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has today welcomed the activation of Telstra's 100th mobile base station in Queensland thanks to the Liberal National Government's $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

07 Nov 2018 / Share

October 2018

Australians living in the regions will continue to benefit from expanded mobile coverage and more reliable mobile communications in times of natural disaster under the Coalition’s Mobile Black Spot Program.

Australians living in the regions will continue to benefit from expanded mobile coverage and more reliable mobile communications in times of natural disaster under the Coalition’s Mobile Black Spot Program.

15 Oct 2018 / Share
Federal Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie has welcomed the decision by WA Police to approve Australia Post’s application to once more be an approved commercial carrier of firearms.

Federal Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie has welcomed the decision by WA Police to approve Australia Post’s application to once more be an approved commercial carrier of firearms.

15 Oct 2018 / Share
More than 600 regional mobile base stations are now live across Australia thanks to the Liberals and Nationals Mobile Black Spot Funding Program.

More than 600 regional mobile base stations are now live across Australia thanks to the Liberals and Nationals Mobile Black Spot Funding Program.

13 Oct 2018 / Share
Minister for Regional Services, Senator Bridget McKenzie has congratulated Telstra as it switches on its 500th Mobile base station as part of the Coalition Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

Minister for Regional Services, Senator Bridget McKenzie has congratulated Telstra as it switches on its 500th Mobile base station as part of the Coalition Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

02 Oct 2018 / Share

September 2018

The Federal Government is calling on mobile black spot nominations from local, territory and state governments as well as Federal Members of Parliament, to identify locations for the next round of the $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

The Federal Government is calling on mobile black spot nominations from local, territory and state governments as well as Federal Members of Parliament, to identify locations for the next round of the $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

13 Sep 2018 / Share

August 2018

Tomorrow I will be sworn in as the Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government and Decentralisation. It is an incredible privilege to serve the Australian people in these portfolios. 

Tomorrow I will be sworn in as the Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government and Decentralisation. It is an incredible privilege to serve the Australian people in these portfolios. 

27 Aug 2018 / Share
Minister for Regional Communications Senator Bridget McKenzie has congratulated the winning school of NBN Co's STEM+X initiative, a national technology competition showcasing the benefits that fast and reliable broadband can offer to everyday learning.
Minister for Regional Communications Senator Bridget McKenzie has congratulated the winning school of NBN Co's STEM+X initiative, a national technology competition showcasing the benefits that fast and reliable broadband can offer to everyday learning.
09 Aug 2018 / Share

July 2018

The Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has welcomed the progress of the Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) service review and the number of submissions received through the consultation process.

The Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has welcomed the progress of the Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) service review and the number of submissions received through the consultation process.

26 Jul 2018 / Share
Interview about NBN connects four million customers.

Interview about NBN connects four million customers.

03 Jul 2018 / Share
NBN Co has hit a huge milestone today with the rollout now nearly complete, under construction or in design outside of major urban areas.

NBN Co has hit a huge milestone today with the rollout now nearly complete, under construction or in design outside of major urban areas.

02 Jul 2018 / Share

June 2018

The local residents of East Lynne today are set to benefit from new mobile coverage following the announcement of the first mobile base station under the Coalition’s Priority Location round of the $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

The local residents of East Lynne today are set to benefit from new mobile coverage following the announcement of the first mobile base station under the Coalition’s Priority Location round of the $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

29 Jun 2018 / Share
Interview about the National Party position on the ABC and regional ABC services.

Interview about the National Party position on the ABC and regional ABC services.

19 Jun 2018 / Share
Minister for Rural Health, Sport and Regional Communications Bridget McKenzie said the Australian Government was committed to working with all levels of government to improve health, physical activity and communications outcomes for people living in regional Australia.

Minister for Rural Health, Sport and Regional Communications Bridget McKenzie said the Australian Government was committed to working with all levels of government to improve health, physical activity and communications outcomes for people living in regional Australia.

19 Jun 2018 / Share
Interview about Mobile Black Spot Program

Interview about Mobile Black Spot Program

14 Jun 2018 / Share
ABC Mildura—Swan Hill Breakfast with Matt Tribe 13 June 2018 8:34am Participation in sport and Mobile Black Spot Program

ABC Mildura—Swan Hill Breakfast with Matt Tribe 13 June 2018 8:34am Participation in sport and Mobile Black Spot Program

14 Jun 2018 / Share