Malcolm Turnbull MP Federal Member for Wentworth

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  • New measures to tackle online copyright infringement

    The Government has announced new measures to ensure Australians make informed choices when accessing online content and to strengthen the industry’s ability to tackle online copyright infringement.

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  • Surf Clubs in Wentworth Get Funding Boost

    Four Surf Lifesaving Clubs in Wentworth will receive a funding boost to prevent drownings at local beaches.

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  • Comms Day NBN Rebooted

    Speech on the changes and challenges to the NBN delivered at the NBN Rebooted Conference.

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  • Eulogy for Gough Whitlam

    Gough Whitlam’s Prime Ministership was a tipping point, a fulcrum point, in our history, and he was able to embody and personify a time of change. By capturing our imagination with such optimism, he will always be a symbol of the greatness, the importance, the value of public life—an example to all of us. We can leave the political agenda to one side, we can leave the debate about his measures to one side and just remember that big, generous, witty, warm man.

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  • 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants now open in Wentworth

    Landcare and other community groups in Wentworth will be able to access a helping hand with the launch of the 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014-15 as part of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

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Malcolm's Blog

Why Labor Got It Wrong on Broadband in the Bush

Labor has criticised the Government’s telecommunications reforms announced on Thursday for including a proposal to replace the National Broadband Network’s current ACCC-regulated prices with ACCC-regulated price caps.  Labor claims this will mean broadband users in the bush pay higher prices for the NBN than broadband users in the cities.

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Legislation to combat cyber-bullying introduced into Parliament

In a big step towards Australian children being better protected against cyberbullying and safer when they go online, the Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 was introduced in the Commonwealth Parliament today.

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3rd December 2014,   No comments
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NBN Co on the right track - but real risks remain. Speech to Corporate Turnaround Conference

My keynote address at the National Conference on Corporate Turnaround and Transformation

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18th September 2014,   No comments
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National Archives Conference Address - Open for business in the digital economy

What it means for Australian Government agencies to engage online, be transparent and provide increased access to public sector data

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2nd June 2014,   No comments
Communications & Broadband, Speeches

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MyBroadband site identifies Australia’s broadband blackspots

A website launched today will allow Australians to see how their neighbourhood rates in terms of internet connectivity. NBN Co has the information from the website and will consider poorly served areas in prioritising the NBN rollout where this is logistically and commercially feasible.

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20th February 2014,   No comments
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Transcript: Interview with Michael Brissenden on the independent Cost Benefit Analysis of the NBN

Interview on ABC AM program on the independent Cost Benefit Analysis of the NBN.

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27th August 2014,   No comments
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Transcript: AM Agenda on the NBN Cost Benefit Analysis

I spoke to Sky’s Kieran Gilbert on the release of the Independent Cost Benefit Analysis into the NBN and data retention

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27th August 2014,   No comments
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Speech to the Newspaper Works Forum: Innovation and Deregulation in the Internet Age

The work journalists and editors do is just as important to our democracy as that done by politicians like me or judges or public servants.  Newspapers have been the most important foundations of journalism. They have had the scale and the influence to frame and host the big debates on the big issues. They have been big and ornery enough to take on powerful vested interests (and each other ) and have held governments to account.

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21st August 2014,   No comments
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Transcript: Interview with Lyndal Curtis on the independent audit into NBN policy and data retention

Interview on ABC Capital Hill on the independent audit into NBN policy and data retention.

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5th August 2014,   No comments
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Transcript: Doorstop on the NBN Policy Audit and data retention.

Doorstop Interview on the NBN Policy Audit and data retention.

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5th August 2014,   No comments
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Discussion Paper on Online Copyright Infringement

31 July 2014: I spoke to the ABC’s Chris Uhlmann on AM about the Government’s online copyright infringement discussion paper and the violence in Gaza.

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31st July 2014,   No comments
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Wentworth student awarded Australian Government’s Endeavour Scholarship

Martin Holt has been awarded the opportunity to study and do research in the United States during 2015 under the Australian Government’s Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships programme.

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3rd December 2014,   No comments
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Have your say on our National Landcare Programme

The Australian Government will hit the road in August to talk to Australian communities about getting involved in the National Landcare Programme.

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31st July 2014,   No comments
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Abbott Government commits $406m for preschool certainty

The Abbott Government will commit $406 million to ensure families in Wentworth can continue to access up to 15 hours of preschool per week in 2015.

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11th September 2014,   No comments
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A new era of Indigenous Grant Funding commences

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, announced the first grant round for funding under the $4.8 billion Indigenous Advancement Strategy will open today, Monday 8 September 2014 for six weeks.

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11th September 2014,   No comments
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Boost to Wentworth through local government grants

New payments to councils in Wentworth have been made under the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme.

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19th August 2014,   No comments
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