- Ensure that individuals on low-incomes have cheap and convenient access to communications that can be used to take charge of their life
Individuals on low incomes who are restricted to using prepaid mobile phones can pay up to $45 to make a 45 minute phone call to a utility/government department/bank etc.
- Identify the lowest cost method for both mobile phone retailers and all relevant utilities/departments to create a means for individuals on low incomes to conveniently call them at a very low total cost
- Investigate the cost difference of connecting the NBN fiber cables along power line towers instead of through holes in the ground.
Note: Prepaid offers were checked on the 6th of March 2011.