Malcolm's Social Feed
NBN Launches New Fibre to the Basement Services
NBN Co has today launched commercial fibre-to-the-basement (FTTB) products, following a pilot program showing superfast speeds can be delivered.
31st March 2015,
Condolence Motion on the Death of Malcolm Fraser
Today we are assembled, again, to say farewell to one of our nation’s great leaders. We have said farewell to Gough Whitlam this year, and now we say farewell to Malcolm Fraser.
23rd March 2015,
Funding for disability care programs in Wentworth
The Coalition Government has delivered certainty to people with disability, carers, families and their advocates by extending funding for programmes that are transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
18th March 2015,
NBN to Be World Leader in Next Generation HFC Technology
More than 3 million homes around Australia will have access to the next generation of technology available on Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC), or Pay Television networks, from 2017.
13th March 2015,
Address to the Brisbane Club, 11 March 2015
In a speech to the Brisbane Club today, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has discussed how Australia can secure its future prosperity with responsible economic leadership.
11th March 2015,
Roads to recovery funding flows in Wentworth
COUNCILS in Wentworth will today receive their latest share of Australian Government $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery programme to assist with local road construction and maintenance.
5th March 2015,
Oped: Making Australia Post Sustainable in the Bush
Australians love their post service and that is why we will introduce sensible reforms to ensure it is viable for future generations.
Transcript - Speaking to Jon Faine on the NBN, Anti-Siphoning and Tax Reform
We are adding another three months to our 18-month rollout plan and so we have at any time an 18-month forecast of where construction is going to begin. And we have added another 550,000 homes and businesses across Australia will be connected to the NBN or have construction underway and then be shortly thereafter connected and that runs out now till September 2016.
1st April 2015,
Productivity Commission study into public safety mobile broadband
The Government has released the Terms of Reference for the Productivity Commission’s cost-benefit analysis on the best way to deliver a mobile broadband capability for public safety agencies.
26th March 2015,
Facts about SBS advertising
In response to a recommendation in the ABC and SBS Efficiency Study, and following the Government’s announcements on the sustainability of the public broadcasters last year, the Government will introduce the Communications Legislation Amendment (SBS Advertising Flexibility and Other Measures) Bill 2015 to provide SBS with increased flexibility in the scheduling of advertising.
25th March 2015,