The Australian Government has announced a new funding agreement with the Australian Communication Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) for consumer representation.

13 June 2017

The Australian Government has announced a new funding agreement with the Australian Communication Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) for consumer representation.

The new agreement will allow ACCAN to continue providing representation to consumers across Australia on telecommunications issues. It will also support ACCAN's work with regulatory agencies and its administration of research grants and programs.

ACCAN is Australia's peak communications consumer group providing information and representation for all Australians on telecommunications.

The agreement follows a recommendation from the review of Section 593 the Telecommunications Act 1997, which enables funding to be provided to organisations that represent the interests of consumers on telecommunications,and provides funding until 2022.

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