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Mobile Black Spots Community Forum Tour hits Charters Towers

The Federal Government has committed $100 million (GST exclusive) over four years to the delivery of the Mobile Black Spot Programme. The programme will improve coverage along major transport routes, in small communities and in locations prone to experiencing natural disasters, as well as addressing unique mobile coverage problems.

Council hosted Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Paul Fletcher, and Federal Member for Herbert, Ewen Jones in Charters Towers today as part of a Mobile Black Spots Community forum tour across regional and remote Australia.

For more information on the programme, visit the Black Spots website.

l-r Cr Joe Cooper, Mayor Frank Beveridge, Deputy Mayor Wally Brewer, CEO Mark Crawley, Federal Member for Herbert Ewen Jones, Cr Roma Bailey, Cr Brian Beveridge, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher. Front, Cr Barbara Robinson.

EJH 14 April 2015

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