Ombudsman welcomes appointment of Paul Fletcher as Minister for Communications, Cybersafety and the Arts
Ombudsman Judi Jones says, “I congratulate Minister Fletcher on his appointment to the Communications portfolio. His telecommunications industry experience and recent position as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications are positive indicators for continued Government commitment to telecommunications safeguards for consumers.
“I look forward to working with Minister Fletcher on improving the phone and internet experience for all Australians during this time of telecommunications transformation.”
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About the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman provides a free and independent dispute resolution service for consumers and small businesses who have an unresolved complaint about their phone or internet service.
Consumers and small businesses should contact www.tio.com.au or 1800 062 058.
About the Telecommunications Industry Sector
The Telecommunications industry regulators are the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) http://www.acma.gov.au Media enquiries to (02) 9334 7719 or email@example.com and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) https://www.accc.gov.au Media enquiries to 1300 138 917, firstname.lastname@example.org After hours 0408 995 408.
Government and the regulators set policy and regulations for the telecommunications sector.
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) is Australia’s peak communications consumer organisation representing individuals, small businesses and not-for-profit groups as consumers of communications products and services. http://accan.org.au/index.php Media enquiries to 0409 966 931 or 02 9288 4000.