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"What are the conditions of enabling of healthy, resilient, sustainable human communities?"
20 Jan 2017 7:22 PM

This was the question co-founder of social enterprise Pollinators, Andrew Outhwaite asked himself before embarking on a 10 year commitment to worki...

New mobile phone towers a big win for the Mid West
2 Dec 2016 6:50 PM

Yesterday’s announcement by Regional Development Minister Terry Redman for 78 new mobile phone towers throughout WA was perfect timing for the M...

Mid West to be showcased to investors
12 Nov 2016 9:43 PM

Innovators and enterprises in the Mid West could be given the support they need to reach their full potential with the Greater Geraldton Investor S...

Bridge brings greater access over Murchison
13 Sep 2016 11:56 AM

Greater inland access over the Murchison River during periods of heavy rainfall and rising river levels has been assured thanks to a Liberal Nation...

Opening of Abraham Street bridge marks end of Karloo Wandina Project
8 Sep 2016 3:01 PM

The official opening of the Abraham Street bridge and roundabout at the intersection of Abraham Street and Utakarra Road marks the completion of ...

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Digital Communications

The digital age is upon us and the Mid West needs to maximise its potential through a targeted partnership approach with communities, all levels of government, public, private and non-government sectors in order to develop a digital economy. A focus on digital literacy and optimising the use of available infrastructure and services will help connect Mid West communities and ensure they are digitally enabled.

Communications infrastructure will largely underpin the development of many proposed major projects in the region, all of which require varying levels of advanced telecommunications systems. Enhancing telecommunications infrastructure is necessary to achieve equity of provision in the region and help position Mid West business / industry on the global stage. 

A thriving digital economy would give the Mid West powerful new tools to build a competitive and inclusive region with even greater productivity and innovation. It would also provide communities with access to new jobs, training and economic opportunities.  

This chapter identifies the Blueprint's key Digital and Communications focus and priorities.