Optus' Government Affairs team seeks to manage issues and to foster close and constructive relationships at the Executive and Parliamentary levels of Government.
The team's focus is on political and legislative issues affecting the telecommunications industry. Government Affairs seeks to advocate Optus' position on relevant policy issues in a variety of contexts, including the passage of legislation through the Parliament, and advancing Optus' position in relation to relevant political debates. The work of Government Affairs involves liaison with Ministers and Shadow Ministers and their offices, Members of Parliament, Parliamentary Committees, and all political parties.
Government Affairs seeks to ensure that Government, the Opposition and Parliamentarians are kept informed about the technological and business directions of Optus and the industry more broadly.