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Annual report 2003-2004, Department of Corporate and Information Services

Details:

Title

Annual report 2003-2004, Department of Corporate and Information Services

Other title

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2003 - 2004

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Date

2004-10-14

Notes

Made available by the Library & Archives NT via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services -- Periodical

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Volume

2003/2004

File type

application/pdf

ISSN

1835-2332

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/231111

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/669431

Page content

Community Services 68 Community Services Remote Communications This product provides whole of Territory focused policy for the delivery of first class communications to all Territorians. Policy initiatives aim to deliver improved mobile and fixed telecommunications and TV and radio broadcasting services, particularly in the remote areas of the Territory. Estimates 2003/04 Actual Key Performance Indicators Original Revised 2003/04 2002/03 2001/02 Timeliness Meet agreed and established time frames with regard to submissions to Commonwealth bodies 100% 100% 100% 100% Quantity Communications grants - 516K 534K Number of Commonwealth and industry liaison meetings held - 9 5 5 Number of managed broadcasting infrastructure facilities - 6 7 6 Quality Not surveyed Customer satisfaction >75% Price No charge for services Cost of delivering services - $300K $250K Performance Highlights The Remote Telecommunications Forum met once during the year. Refer page 193 The Electronic Outback Project contract with Optus was extended for six months to provide for the request for information let to industry. Changes to the program were finalised providing the communities with the opportunity for ongoing communications. Cabinet endorsed the Remote Area Telecommunications Strategy, which provides a framework for Governments activities for the development and use of telecommunications in remote areas of the Territory in October. A tender for consumer consultation and minor fixes to resolve the ongoing reception problems in the northern suburbs of Darwin was let with work commencing in July. The Online Council endorsed the National Broadband Strategy in September following significant and on going discussion with the Territory. The Commonwealths Coordinated Communications Infrastructure Fund provided $1.8m of funding for fibre optic cable communications in Alice Springs to connect the Charles Darwin University to other research organisations in the area.


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