BIRRR tells McKenzie it wants to be redundant

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated January 8 2019 - 10:04am, first published 8:00am
Federal regional services minister, Bridget McKenzie, second left, with Mistake Creek State School bus driver, Sophie Peacock, West Banchory, Rhiannon Finger, Telarah, Mistake Creek State School P&C secretary, and Alana Moller, Star of Hope, Clermont ICPA representative. Photo supplied.

An advocacy group so knowledgeable that it’s become the go-to troubleshooter for bush telecommunications issues rather than the providers of the services causing confusion – that’s one of the dilemmas facing both it and the federal minister for regional communications.


Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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