Mr Abbott expressed his concern about the inadequate telecommunication infrastructure in remote and rural communities, including Mount Isa.So, is that an endorsement of the NBN by Mr Abbott? Probably not. I'm sure his story will change once he's asked the question by the national media.
He said Mount Isa should have access to fibre optic cable as soon as possible and should not be excluded from the National Broadband Network due to its remote location.
"It would significantly improve broadband and mobile phone coverage in the region," he said.
"It's the sort of thing we could get cracking on straight away."
Thursday, 8 September 2011
Tony Abbott caught out being all things to all people again
It seems Tony Abbott is trying to be all things to all people again. The North West Star is reporting that Tony Abbott is advocating fibre for Mount Isa: