Second Reading Speeches

Telecommunications Amendment (Guaranteeing Mobile Phone Service in Bushfire Zones) Bill 2017

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
SHARKIE, Rebekha, MP
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Telecommunications Act 1997
to enable the Australian Communications and Media Authority to determine an industry standard which requires that mobile base stations (mobile telephone towers) in high bushfire risk communities have at least 24 hours of standby power capability at all times.