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Inquiry into the role and potential of the National Broadband Network

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On Thursday 25 August 2011, the Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications tabled its report on the inquiry into the role and potential of the National Broadband Network entitled Broadening the debate.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 11 chapters, 1 dissent and 5 appendices.

Broadening the debate

Preliminary pages (PDF 117KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 83KB)

Chapter 2 (PDF 196KB)
Government services

Chapter 3 (PDF 243KB)

Chapter 4 (PDF 278KB)

Chapter 5 (PDF 256KB)
Infrastructure and the environment

Chapter 6 (PDF 302KB)
Economic development and diversification

Chapter 7 (PDF 234KB)
Research and innovation

Chapter 8 (PDF 257KB)
Community and social

Chapter 9 (PDF 202KB)
Network capacity and technology

Chapter 10 (PDF 150KB)
Government coordination

Chapter 11 (PDF 275KB)
Encouraging uptake and developing skills

Dissenting report (PDF 344KB)
Mr Paul Neville, MP, Mr Paul Fletcher, MP, Mrs Jane Prentice, MP

Appendix A (PDF 664KB)

Appendix B (PDF 146KB)
Glossary of Terms

Appendix C (PDF 60KB)

Appendix D (PDF 72KB)

Appendix E (PDF 89KB)
Public Hearings

Additional Correspondence Relating to Dissenting Report

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