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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.
Round 4 of the Mobile Black Spot Program now open

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.
Sensible Gun Carriage Rules Back On The Table For Western Australians

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.
600 Mobile Phone Base Stations now live across Australia

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.
500 Black Spots And Counting

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
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.
Call to nominate Mobile Phone Blackspots

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
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. 
Statement on portfolio and responsibilities

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.
NBN brings a world of opportunities to the classroom
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
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.
Consultation period complete for VAST service review

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
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 rollout boosts productivity in the regions

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
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.
First Priority Locations Round base station now live

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
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.
Focus on regions at local government assembly

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
Regional South Australians are primed to break through the telecommunications divide, with both Commonwealth and state commitments to invest in new mobile phone base stations across the state.
South Australia to benefit from mobile boost

Regional South Australians are primed to break through the telecommunications divide, with both Commonwealth and state commitments to invest in new mobile phone base stations across the state.

13 Jun 2018 / Share