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.

Its vision is to  provide a unified voice for the telecommunications industry and to lead  it into the next generation of converging networks, technologies and  services. The prime mission of Communications Alliance is to promote the growth of the Australian communications industry and the protection of  consumer interests by fostering the highest standards of business ethics and behaviour through industry self-governance. For more details about Communications Alliance, see www.commsalliance.com.au.
 

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