Phone and internet users throughout regional Victoria have been given an extra opportunity to have their say on the telecommunications their area needs, Bridget McKenzie, Nationals Senator for Victoria, said today.
The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (RTIRC) is conducting a review into the adequacy of telecommunications, with particular attention to what consumers need to take advantage of the digital economy.
The deadline for submissions has been extended until 11 December. “I would encourage anyone with an interest in regional telecommunications to have their say,” said Senator McKenzie.
“As a regional area with a wide variety of industry and educational opportunities, we have a great need for up-to-the-minute communications. The current rate of technological development means it’s vital that we help shape the future to make sure we get the services we need.
“The Review needs to hear from people in Central Victoria, whether they’re running a business, involved in health care, studying via the internet, or just using the phone to keep in touch.
“If we have our say, we’re more likely to get the services we want.”
Full details of the Review, and how to make a submission, can be found at the RTIRC’s website – http://www.rtirc.gov.au/.