Next round of Mobile Black Spot Program now open

JMR WITH COMMUNICATIONS MINISTER FLETCHER AND REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS MINISTER COULTON Senator for Victoria Sarah Henderson has welcomed the Australian Government’s continuing commitment to expanding mobile coverage in regional and remote Australia, with Round 5A of the $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program now open for applications. “This new round of Read more…

18 November 2020

Improving digital connectivity in regional Victoria

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH THE MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS, CYBER SAFETY AND THE ARTS PAUL FLETCHER & MINISTER FOR REGIONAL HEALTH, REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT MARK COULTON Applications for the Australian Government’s $53 million Regional Connectivity Program are now open. Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Read more…

28 July 2020

New mobile base station for Kennett River

I am delighted that the new mobile base station at Kennett River has been switched on, funded by the Morrison Liberal Government in partnership with Telstra. This is yet another example of how the Liberals are standing up for Great Ocean Road communities. Recently, I announced the signing of our Read more…

5 June 2020

Supporting isolated senior Australians to stay connected

The Morrison Government is supporting senior Australians through two new initiatives to prevent loneliness and social isolation under a $6 million communications package.   The following organisations across my patron seats will receive funding under the Be Connected program to provide digital devices to older residents in regional Victoria:   Read more…

28 May 2020

Improved mobile coverage for Corangamite

Joint Media Release from Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts The Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government The Hon Mark Coulton MP and Senator for Victoria The Hon Sarah Henderson More Australians living in Corangamite will benefit from new and improved Read more…

21 April 2020

Mobile coverage boosted in Corangamite

Joint Media Release with Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts the Hon Paul Fletcher MP and Minister for Regional Communications, Regional Health and Local Government, the Hon Mark Coulton MP   People living and travelling through Corangamite will now have better phone service to make calls, browse the Read more…

3 April 2020

Delivering vital support for bushfire affected communities

With the escalation of devastating and widespread bushfires across large parts of Victoria and New South Wales, I am encouraging Victorians to dig deep to support bushfire impacted communities. Whether it’s donating money to welfare agencies such as the Red Cross, the CFA, the Victorian Bushfire Appeal, farming initiatives such Read more…

7 January 2020