Awaba residents label Telstra's month-long delay to fix landlines ‘not good enough’

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated May 14 2018 - 12:14am, first published May 9 2018 - 11:46pm
Awaba calling: James McDonald, with wife Judith, said he can't use a mobile phone easily and feels "cut off". They have not had a landline since mid March or Internet access for 10 days. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

JAMES and Judith McDonald are all too familiar with the importance of being able to use a phone quickly.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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