Durack is set to benefit from new and improved mobile coverage thanks to Round 5A of the Morrison Government’s highly successful Mobile Black Spot Program.
Federal Member for Durack, the Honourable Melissa Price welcomed the news that 8 more Mobile Black Spots are set to be addressed under this round of the Program.
“From the Kimberley to the Mid- West there will be improved mobile coverage for the local community, allowing visitors and locals alike to stay connected, access education services, conduct business and remain in contact with family and friends,” Ms Price said.
“I look forward to working with the successful recipients so that building the mobile base station can get underway and the community can benefit from improved coverage. These base stations will improve coverage in disaster prone areas, along major transport corridors and trial new approaches to delivering coverage,” she said.
The Morrison Government has committed $20.5 million to fund 67 new mobile base stations across Australia. This announcement brings the total number of base stations being funded under the Mobile Black Spot Program to over 1,270 base stations, representing a total investment of over $875 million in total investment
The full list of base stations funded under Round 5A of the MBSP is available on the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications website.