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10 March 2011

The NRS is carrying out a survey to find out what users think about the service. During February we recruited some 700 NRS users to participate in the survey and we thank ...

NRS gears up to help with response to Yasi

2 February 2011

The NRS is rostering on more relay officers from midday today to deal with an expected increase in calls as Cylone Yasi nears the coast. We expect to maintain increased rostering until ...

NRS back to normal after floods

15 January 2011

The intense, extraordinary flooding in the Brisbane area affected many essential services including power, phone and transport. These problems had a severe impact on NRS services. Although the NRS relay centre building ...

New-look website for NRS!

13 December 2010

The National Relay Service today launched a new, easier-to-use version of its website. "The website is an important resource for NRS users and would be-users" said NRS Outreach manager Deborah Fullwood. "It ...

Minister Conroy honours country bloke who became a beacon of hope

7 June 2010

A hearing impaired Australian has been honoured at Parliament House in Canberra for his contribution to raising awareness about the NRS. Murph Emond, an ex-truck driver from the town of Meredith in ...

Minister to investigate emergency SMS

20 April 2010

Senator Stephen Conroy, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, has announced his 'intention to establish an SMS emergency service for people with disabilities'. He has asked his department to ...

Community consultation for NRS

20 April 2010

Senator Stephen Conroy, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, announced the consultation at a CommsDay Summit in Sydney 'Making services accessible is essential for consumers to be able to ...

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