Regional Australians want better telecommunications competition now

28 October 2009, 9:00 am

Auspoll research finds consumers want Government to consider their needs ahead of shareholder interests Regional Australians are hungry for better competition, a level playing field for competitors and aren’t buying arguments that they should have to wait any longer than necessary, according to a poll released today. An Auspoll survey of regional New South Wales … Read more

Optus supports local charity to connect children in need

28 October 2009, 9:00 am

A local charity that uses the latest technology to provide educational services to hearing or vision impaired children in rural and regional areas will receive over $4,500 in funding from Optus, as part of the Optus Connecting Communities Grant Program. The financial support will help the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), based … Read more

Optus grant sounds sweet for Western Australia’s Radio Lollipop

27 October 2009, 9:00 am

A charity that provides comfort, music and entertainment to children in hospitals across Western Australia (WA) will receive over $4,500 in funding from Optus, as part of the Optus Connecting Communities Grant Program. The financial support, awarded to Radio Lollipop WA, will allow the entertainment charity to broadcast music, stories, games and competitions to five … Read more

Optus serves up a treat for hungry kids

27 October 2009, 9:00 am

A South Australian charity that provides food relief to young, indigenous and regionally isolated children across the State will receive $5,000 in funding from Optus, as part of the Optus Connecting Communities Grant Program. The financial support, awarded to Foodbank South Australia (SA), will provide nourishing meals and nutrition training to youth in isolated areas. … Read more

Optus helps Victorian immigrant and refugee women connect to their community

27 October 2009, 9:00 am

An outreach service for immigrant and refugee women in Victoria will receive $5,000 in funding from Optus, as part of the Optus Connecting Communities Grant Program. The financial support, awarded to The Victorian Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition (VIRWC), will help reduce social isolation for those in need. The not-for-profit organisation undertakes lobbying and advocacy … Read more