Media - Blog

Trying to make sense of the confused, and confusing, Mr Clare.

The NBN Co has met, indeed surpassed, its target for total (ie brown and greenfield) premises passed with fibre as at June 30.

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28th July 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog

Trying to make sense of the confused, and confusing, Mr Clare.

Mr Clare may not like it, but the NBN Co for the first time is meeting and beating its targets

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14th July 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

Child Care Benefit increases today for families

The rate of Child Care Benefit families receive will increase from today, Assistant Minister for Education Sussan Ley announced this morning.

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7th July 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog

Transcript: Interview with Alan Jones and the Budget and Relations with Clive Palmer

I spoke to Alan Jones about the budget emergency and the need to implement tough measures to reduce Australia’s future debt burden.

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5th June 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog, Transcripts

May eNews - Budget Edition

Rather than inflict yet another torrent of numbers on you about the Budget last week, I thought I would let the dust settle a little and write to you in what I hope is a more reflective voice.

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21st May 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog

Response to the Senate Select Committee on the NBN

The Senate Select Committee on the NBN tabled an interim report on 26 March 2014 in which Labor and Green Senators allege financial irregularities and manipulations in the NBN Co Strategic Review (which set out a ‘Revised Outlook’ for Labor’s NBN and forecasts for five other scenarios).  The Government rejects each of the seven key allegations.

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2nd May 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

AT&T takes a multi-technology approach to broadband - as does NBN Co

Contrary to claims in the tech media here, AT&T is not abandoning FTTN but using a multi technology approach as the NBN Co will deploy

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23rd April 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog

The NBN and a Brief Reality Check

Our commitment to completing and having regard to a cost benefit analysis of the NBN is undiminished

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15th April 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog

Mobility Drives Productivity

While debate about fixed line networks and the NBN dominates political and public policy discussions about communications in this country, the amazing contribution of mobile wireless to productivity and our standard of living has gone largely under the radar.

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3rd April 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog