spots will be addressed as part of the Western Corridor National
Broadband Network program, targeting broadband black spots
throughout the region.
The Federal Government announced an eight-year rollout
of the National Broadband Network, laying fibre optic cables to 90 per cent of
Scenic Rim Corporate and Community Services Committee chairwoman Heather Wehl said
Scenic Rim Council had joined forces with neighbouring local
governments to highlight the need of accelerated broadband roll out in the western corridor.
"We are working with Ipswich, Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley and Somerset regional councils to help lobby the Federal Government for improved broadband services," Cr Wehl said.