Holly Raiche

Conference paper

Universal communications: do we need a USO?

The first sections of this paper will review how those issues have been addressed as the technology has changed and, with it, how the universal service has been defined, delivered and paid for in differing regulatory contexts. The Government's policy for the provision of a...
Working paper

Universal communications in a broadband world

Do Australians have a right to access a telecommunications service? There are at least two schools of thought: the view that sees universal service as a basic right of citizens, essential for membership in the community, as against the view that sees universal service as...