Media Releases

ICPA Members Rocked By WA SOTA Closures
Posted on December 14, 2017

Rural and remote families in Western Australia are in absolute shock after the recent announcement by the Western Australia government to close their five Schools Of The Air (SOTA) by the end of the 2018 school year. Read More ›

ICPA (Aust) applauds VISE continuation
Posted on July 7, 2017

The Isolated Children's Parents Association (ICPA) has welcomed news that the highly valued tutoring service brought to rural families by Volunteers for Isolated Students' Education (VISE) is set to continue under a new program called Aussie Helpers Volunteers for Isolated Students' Education after receiving substantial support from Aussie Helpers. Read More ›

ICPA (Aust) celebrates a win for Rural Students & Families
Posted on June 27, 2017

The Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association (ICPA) is applauding the latest announcement from nbn that the monthly data allowance for satellite… Read More ›

Productivity Commission Fails Rural and Remote - USO
Posted on June 22, 2017

The Isolated Children's Parents Association is extremely disappointed that the final Report by the Productivity Commission into the Telecommunications USO has failed to address the importance of a fixed landline for many residents in rural Australia. Read More ›

Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition Launched
Posted on November 30, 2016

New Coalition formed to end the data drought A group of like-minded advocacy groups have come together to end the data drought by forming the Regional… Read More ›