COMMUNICATIONS ALLIANCE WELCOMES DRAFT PROPOSITIONS FROM ROYAL COMMISSION INTO NATURAL DISASTER ARRANGEMENTS

Sydney, 4 September 2020 – Communications Alliance welcomed the release today of a set of draft propositions by the Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission into Natural Disaster Arrangements.

Communications Alliance CEO, John Stanton, welcomed the focus in the draft propositions on information flows between Governments and essential infrastructure owners and operators, to enhance coordinated engagement and response during national disasters.

“We applaud the determined and timely way in which the Royal Commission is going about its work.

“We will examine the details of the draft propositions and formally respond to those of particular relevance to the communications sector, drawing on the views and recent bushfire-season experiences of our industry members, Mr Stanton said.

ABOUT COMMUNICATIONS ALLIANCE
Communications Alliance is the primary telecommunications industry body in Australia. Its membership is drawn from a wide cross-section of the  communications industry, including carriers, carriage and internet  service providers, content providers, search engines, equipment vendors, IT companies, consultants and business groups.

The most influential association in Australian communications, co-operatively initiating programs that promote sustainable industry development, innovation and growth, while generating positive outcomes for customers and society.  To create a co-operative stakeholder environment that allows the industry to take the lead on initiatives which grow the Australian communications industry, enhance the connectivity of all Australians and foster the highest standards of business behaviour.  For more details about Communications Alliance, see www.commsalliance.com.au.

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