Media Releases

BRINGING THE BIG ISSUES TO BRISBANE
Posted on March 20, 2017

This week the big issues that face rural and remote students across Queensland are being brought to the attention of those who make the big decisions. Read More ›

Disappointment in Telecommunications Review
Posted on January 31, 2017

Little regard has been given to rural and remote communities in a draft report released by the productivity commission into the Telecommunications USO (Universal Service Obligation) recently. Read More ›

New Coalition Formed To End The Data Drought
Posted on December 8, 2016

A group of like-minded advocacy groups have come together to end the data drought by forming the Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition to champion better communications services for consumers and small businesses living in rural, remote or regional areas. Read More ›

Chance to change policy at Alpha conference
Posted on July 22, 2016

The tiny town of Alpha in central west Queensland is preparing to host the 45th annual conference of the Isolated Children's Parents' Association Queensland (ICPA), expected to attract more than 170 delegates and guests on September 6 and 7. ICPA state president, Kim Hughes said the yearly conference is an excellent opportunity for ICPA to receive an up to date, grassroots perspective from members of the issues affecting their children. Read More ›

Breakdown of data drought begins with blue light - GO!
Posted on June 1, 2016

The provision today of the first official nbn Skymuster education service port for a geographically isolated distance education home school room in Queensland heralds the beginning of a new era for remote education access. Read More ›