The Victorian Government this week announced funding for new mobile phone towers to increase coverage in Indi through Round 3 of the Victorian Mobile Black Spot Program.
It never has been in Victoria (and most of Australia) illegal to use a two way radio, including Citizen’s Band (CB), amateur radio and other two-way radio systems whilst driving – in motion – despite media reporting otherwise for over 30 years.
Murrindindi Shire residents are now seeing the results of Council’s advocacy with support from Federal Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan for improved mobile phone service coverage in mobile phone “black spot” areas in the Shire.
Independent Federal member for Indi, Cathy McGowan, visits Flowerdale this Tuesday, December 19 to switch on a new mobile phone tower intended to fix a ‘black spot’ in Flowerdale’s mobile phone coverage. The tower is number 10 (of 35) Telstra mobile phone towers to be launched in the Indi federal electorate under the ‘Mobile Black