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Connecting Country Communities

Published 5th July, 2017

To invest in communications infrastructure and deliver improved regional voice and data connectivity. This fund will build and upgrade mobile base stations, connect businesses to global markets and schools with innovative learning resources.

The $50 million Connecting Country Communities Fund incorporates the Mobile Black Spots Program and the Regional Digital Connectivity Program.

The NSW Government is working directly with telecommunications service providers to improve mobile and digital connectivity in regional and rural parts of NSW.

Tell us about the mobile or digital service

If you live, work or travel in regional or rural NSW, you can share your experience with mobile coverage or internet/digital connectivity by completing the questionnaire below before 15 August 2018. If you are having trouble completing the questions online, you can print the questions and return them to PO Box 5106 Wollongong NSW 2520 or call 1300 679 673.

This information will be provided to the NSW Telco Authority and telecommunications service providers, for planning and investment to improve mobile coverage and digital connectivity in regional NSW.

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Published 5th July, 2017
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