Second Reading Speeches

Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2018

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  • Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2017
Communications and the Arts
Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Parliament no

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Introduced with the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Bill 2017, the bill establishes an ongoing funding arrangement for fixed wireless and satellite infrastructure (the Regional Broadband Scheme) by imposing a monthly charge on carriers, including NBN Co Ltd, in relation to each premises connected to their network that has an active fixed-line superfast broadband service during the month.

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