Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, has today welcomed the NSW Coalition’s $25 million commitment to address mobile black spots in NSW.
Mr Fletcher is responsible for the Mobile Black Spot Programme at Commonwealth level, under which the Abbott Government will spend $100 million to improve mobile coverage in outer metropolitan, rural and regional Australia.
Member for Bradfield, Paul Fletcher MP, today announced more than $120,000 of grants have been awarded by the Federal Government to support eleven local projects commemorating the Centenary of ANZAC.
“These projects will help mark this vital anniversary and perpetuate the memory of so many Australians who served our nation – and all too often gave their lives.
“They will particularly highlight the service and sacrifice of many Bradfield locals,” Mr Fletcher said.
The Abbott Government’s Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 has today passed the Senate with strong bipartisan support, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Paul Fletcher MP said today.
“This is a very significant milestone in the Government’s work to make the internet safer for Australian children,” Mr Fletcher said.
Bradfield resident, Kim Ho has been named a finalist in the 2015 National Youth Awards.
Member for Bradfield Paul Fletcher MP today officially opened new facilities, including seven new classrooms,at Cromehurst School in Lindfield .
Students and staff at Cromehurst School now have full use of the seven new classrooms with breakout areas, a new administration area, toilet and shower facilities; and improved access to Building B, including a lift. The Australian Government provided $7.9 million in funding for the development.
Mr Fletcher attended the opening on behalf of Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education and Training.
“I was pleased to visit Cromehurst and see firsthand the new facilities,” Mr Fletcher said.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Paul Fletcher and Federal Member for Longman Wyatt Roy met residents from two local communities today to discuss ways to improve mobile phone coverage.
Under its Mobile Black Spot Programme, the Federal Government will invest $100 million in telecommunications infrastructure to boost mobile coverage in outer metropolitan, regional and remote Australia.
Up to 500,000 Australian families face receiving unwanted telemarketing calls at dinner time from May this year if they are removed from the Do Not Call register due to Labor’s political games.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher MP has warned a political stunt by Labor will make it impossible for a Bill to solve this problem to pass the Senate in time.
The Coalition Government is delivering on its election commitment to tackle cyber-bullying, with the Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill to be debated in Parliament following ‘Safer Internet Day’ 2015.
“The Coalition went to the 2013 election with a commitment to enhance online safety for children, and this legislation introduces powerful new tools to help protect children online,” said Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Paul Fletcher MP.