Telstra's new free payphone scheme could change the lives of Australia's most vulnerable

Cai Holroyd
By Cai Holroyd
Updated August 10 2021 - 2:41am, first published August 7 2021 - 2:00am
RING RING: Val Woodland is a volunteer with the Griffith Suicide Prevention and Support Group, and says the new free payphone plan could change lives. PHOTO: Cai Holroyd

Telstra has announced a surprise shift in how payphones work, now acting as free phones for anyone in Australia to use.


Cai Holroyd

Cai Holroyd


Journalist for the Area News in Griffith. RMIT graduate. Full-time writer and part-time nuisance. Been described as 'present.'