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2011–12 report and summaryIssues paper available

2011–12 report and summary

The 2011–12 Regional Telecommunication Review report was publicly released on 23 May 2012. The full report and an easy-to-read summary are available online.

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On 5 March 2012, the committee provided its report to the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, the Hon. Stephen Conroy.

Thank you to all who had a say in the 2011–12 Regional Telecommunications Review.

Issues paper available

The committee’s issues paper can be found via the submissions tab. An Easy English version is also available.

Please note that the submission date has passed and the committee is currently drafting its report.

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2011-12 Regional Telecommunications Review

Welcome to the website of the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (RTIRC). The committee has now completed its report—‘Regional communications: Empowering Digital Communities’.

The review committee was chaired by Ms Rosemary Sinclair, with Mr Warren McLachlan, Mr Robin Eckermann, Ms Heron Loban, Mr Alun Davies and the Hon. Kim Chance.

The committee reviewed telecommunications services in regional, rural and remote parts of Australia with particular regard to initiatives that will enable regional communities to participate in, and realise the opportunities of, the digital economy.

The Australian Government tabled its response to the report in Parliament on 23 August 2012. The response is available online.

This website contains the following information:

Read the Government Response

The Government response to the 2011-12 Regional Telecommunications Review was tabled in Parliament on 23 August 2012. The response is available at the Department of Broadband, Communications and Digital Economy website.

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Read the report

The 2011–12 Regional Telecommunications Review report, 'Regional Communications: Empowering digital communities', was tabled on 23 May 2012 by the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy. The report and the report summary are now online.

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