Download the Telecommunications Infrastructure Support Guide
RDA Central West has created the Telecommunications Infrastructure Support Guide to provide readily accessible information about how to make good use of the nbn rollout and Mobile Black Spot Program.
The Support Guide has been specifically designed to assist Councils, businesses and community groups to better understand how they might be affected by telecommunications infrastructure rollouts planned for the region and, importantly, how they might contribute to the development of telecommunications infrastructure.
RDA Central West will also be creating a shortlist of Regional Mobile Black Spot Priorities in order to help target mobile infrastructure investment towards areas of community and business need.
RDA Central West is working in collaboration with Central NSW Councils (Centroc) to compile this regional list.
We are interested in hearing from business and community groups that can contribute information to Mobile Network Operators to help rectify mobile black spots.
RDA Central West considers there to be an urgent need for robust, future-proof and wide reaching telecommunications capabilities in Central West NSW, specifically the rectification of mobile black spots and sufficient NBN capacity, without which regional industries will not be able to grow domestically or compete on an international level.
RDA Central West also also made various Submissions to Government inquiries regarding telecommunications.
Last Updated: 29 November 2016
Regional Telecommunications Review 2015
Telecommunications infrastructure priorities, constraints and the adequacy of services in our region have been addressed in RDA Central West’s submission to the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee.
The submission has been built around the evidence base that RDA Central West has developed in recent years as well as feedback received from close to 50 regional businesses on the topics raised in the Issues Paper.
Download RDA’s submission here: Regional Telecommunications Review 2015 Issues Paper
Connecting Communities in the Central West Project
In 2013, RDA Central West received funding from the Australian Government for a Connecting Communities in the Central West Project, one of 14 new initiatives being delivered across regional areas to capitalise on the advantages of the National Broadband Network (NBN).
The Central West project was in response to NBN fixed wireless being rollout in the region. RDA Central West provided information on NBN fixed wireless to small business, not-for-profit organisations, schools and community members.