400 mobile base stations now live

Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie has welcomed the news that the Coalition’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program has delivered its 400th mobile base station under rounds 1 and 2. “I am delighted that the Mobile Black Spot Program has switched on its 400th base station in Killingworth in the electorate of Indi…

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New mobile coverage for 13 communities

Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie has welcomed the announcement of 13 new Mobile Black Spot Program mobile base stations going live over January, providing mobile coverage to regional communities across Australia.  The new base stations were constructed across Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, and Tasmania.  The improved coverage is made possible…

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febfast – Pause for a Cause

Young and not so young Australians have given up sugar or alcohol or have committed to becoming more physically active this month for “febfast”. Minister for Sport, Senator Bridget McKenzie, said we are at the half way point but you can still join febfast.  “It’s a great way for Australians to improve their own health,…

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Labor deserts rural communities again

Labor Senators Gavin Marshall and Jacinta Collins teamed up with anti-farming Green Senators Di Natale and Janet Rice and Crossbenchers Cory Bernardi, Rex Patrick, Stirling Griff and Derryn Hinch last night and took playing politics to a whole new level by trying to end the Murray Darling Basin Plan.   This was Labor’s plan which the…

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Historic agreement landed for rural practice

A landmark agreement has been reached today to develop a national framework for Rural Generalist medical specialty. The agreement has been delivered by the National Rural Health Commissioner Professor Paul Worley and announced at the rural and regional health forum in Canberra today. Professor Worley’s first priority is to deliver a Rural Generalist Pathway to…

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