Flinders and Cape Barren islands receive $11 million funding boost

Tess Brunton
By Tess Brunton
August 1 2017 - 8:00pm
Popular tourist destination Flinders Island

Close to an $11 million telecommunications funding boost has been announced for the Flinders and Cape Barren islands in a bid to improve mobile coverage and internet speeds.


Tess Brunton

Tess Brunton


I recently returned from across the ditch where I worked at New Zealand Fairfax paper The Timaru Herald and developed a love of mountains. Originally I'm a mainlander from an area known for cheese, the Bega Valley, who also dabbled in radio at ABC RCAFF before finding a place in newspapers. I can often be found hiking, caving or climbing when I'm not cursing at my work computer or technology in general.

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