The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the 2021 Regional Telecommunications Review. Access to reliable, affordable, quality telecommunications underpin the viability of regional communities and farming businesses across Australia. Allowing farming and regional families access to the digital economy through business development, education services and social connectivity is essential for a region is to grow and prosper.
There is still much work to be done to ensure access to reliable, affordable and quality telecommunications, and we encourage the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (the Committee) to consider all recommendations made in the submission.
Read the full submission here.