Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

Telecommunications Infrastructure Deployment

All people in Australia should be able to access modern telecommunications services regardless of where they live or do business. Often, this means new telecommunications facilities need to be installed to provide those services.

The Australian Government has laws in place to encourage telecommunications companies to roll out networks and install facilities in a nationally consistent way, and in accordance with good engineering practices.

We appreciate that people sometimes have concerns about the rollout of telecommunications infrastructure. These concerns need to be balanced against the community’s need for modern communications services.

Whether you are a carrier, a council, landowner or member of the community, find out what you need to know about the deployment of telecommunications infrastructure.