Regional Development Australia - Wheatbelt
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Minister Commends RDA Wheatbelt

The Assistant Minister for Regional Development today commended the outstanding work of RDA Wheatbelt in supporting the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Hon Nola Marino MP states that RDA Wheatbelt's engagement with their community, businesses and all levels of Government has been vital in identifying emerging issues throughout the crisis and opportunities for the recovery phase.

Read the full media release and RDA Wheatbelt's activities here.


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RDA Wheatbelt Telecommunications Submission

RDA Wheatbelt recently prepared a submission to the Productivity Commission for the Issues Paper on the  ‘Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation’. RDA Wheatbelt submitted a number of recommendations including, that the scope and objectives of the Universal Service Obligation should be extended to include internet and mobile phone services and that there is a need for continued Government intervention in wholesale pricing and subsidisation of services to the disadvantage sectors of the Wheatbelt population and the business sector. Download the RDA Wheatbelt Telecommunications Submission.

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