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ACCANect Online 2020

Deirdre ODonnelll - ACCAN Chairperson2020 has demonstrated the essential nature of communications in modern Australians’ lives. From the devastation of the summer bushfires at the beginning of the year to the sudden and widespread shift to remote working and learning during the COVID-19 crisis, the need for reliable phone and internet services has never been more pressing for consumers, small businesses and the nation.

ACCANect Online provides a platform for telecommunications consumers to hear from leading voices in the telco sector about the key communications issues that are impacting consumers today and into the future. The new multi-part video series from ACCAN features presentations on the accessibility of communications services, issues relating to regional, rural and remote Australians, and digital inclusion, as well as interviews with ACCAN CEO Teresa Corbin.

Read more about the speakers below.

Deidre O'Donnell, ACCAN Chairperson


Episode 1:
Hon Paul Fletcher MP
Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts
Released: 6th October 2020

In the launch episode of ACCANect Online, the Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts speaks about the pillars of accessibility, affordability, accountability, and availability in the communications sector. Watch now to hear the Minister reveal his support for Accessible Telecoms and the efforts underway to explore future funding for the service, discuss Consumer Safeguards Part C and sit down for a socially-distanced Q+A with ACCAN CEO, Teresa Corbin.



Young woman watching ACCANect Online 2020

Future Episodes

Stay tuned – future episodes of ACCANect Online are on their way.