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House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications

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Inquiry into the role and potential of the National Broadband Network

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Terms of Reference

The Committee will examine the capacity of the National Broadband Network to contribute to:

a) the delivery of government services and programs;
b) achieving health outcomes;
c) improving the educational resources and training available for teachers and students;
d) the management of Australia's built and natural resources and environmental sustainability;
e) impacting regional economic growth and employment opportunities;
f) impacting business efficiencies and revenues, particularly for small and medium business, and Australia's export market;
g) interaction with research and development and related innovation investments;
h) facilitating community and social benefits; and
i) the optimal capacity and technological requirements of a network to deliver these outcomes.

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