The Australian Broadband Advisory Council (ABAC) is advising the Australian Government about ways in which digital and broadband communications infrastructure can be used to lift the agricultural sector’s economic output and the welfare of Australians more generally, particularly in regional areas.
The Australian Broadband Advisory Council (the Council) is proud to release its first report, Riding the Digital Wave: Report on COVID-19 trends. The report sets out the Council’s methodology for analysing digital connectivity and adoption across key sectors of the economy, and priorities for its initial program of work, including supporting economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19....
Concentrix, the National Relay Service (NRS) provider (relay and helpdesk services), submits activity and performance data to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and the Arts (the Department). This information is used to review the performance of the NRS against agreed service levels as well as provide data and information about how the NRS has been used in that month.
The Australian Broadband Advisory Council (the Council) is proud to release its first report, Riding the Digital Wave: Report on COVID-19 trends. The report sets out the Council’s approach to reviewing the adoption of broadband across key sectors of the economy, and the priorities for its initial program of work to support economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19.
The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications (the department) is implementing arrangements that will improve the accuracy of location information provided by callers from mobile phones to the Triple Zero Emergency Call Service (managed by Telstra as the Emergency Call Person (ECP)), and subsequently provided to appropriate Emergency Services Organisations (ESOs) (the Police, Fire and Ambulance services of each Australian state and territory).
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Maddocks law firm has been engaged by Shareholder Departments to support the investigation.
On 17 April 2020, the Morrison Government and the telecommunications industry agreed measures to help keep people connected through COVID-19, and assist with financial hardship as a result of the crisis. The measures were reviewed on 30 June and 30 September 2020.