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Transcript - Bolt Report - The ABC, Climate Change and Racial Discrimination Act

The responsibility for ensuring that the ABC’s news and information services are balanced and objective and impartial, and accurate, is in section eight of the Act, and that responsibility lies with the Board of Directors. And I have been assiduous, both publicly and privately, in reminding the directors of the ABC that they have to get involved.

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17th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Transcript: Interview on The Project

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull discusses Federal Budget 2015 and the importance of helping change community attitudes toward domestic violence on Network Ten’s The Project last night.

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14th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Transcript: Our Agenda to Transform Government Online Services

We want to make the delivery of all government services more efficient. And there are some great examples of that, and the Department of Human Services under Senator Marise Payne’s stewardship as the Minister, has led the way in that regard. And of course people will be able to deal with government on the phone or face to face if they choose, but as we know, most people will want to do so with their smartphone. The most important communication tool most people have now is their smartphone.

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14th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Transcript: Our Approach to Affordable Childcare and Bill Shorten’s Budget La-La Land

The acid today really should be on Bill Shorten.  Bill Shorten is out there – he’s in sort of a blissful la-la land.  He wants to have a better budget outcome, a lower deficit, he wants to spend more and tax less.  Now if he could pull that off that would be magic, actually, that would be budget magic

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14th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Transcript - Speaking to Neil Mitchell on Untimed Local Calls, Deregulation and the Budget

Transcript of Malcolm Turnbull’s interview with Neil Mitchell, discussing untimed calls, deregulation and Budget 2015.

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11th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

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.

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1st April 2015  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Transcript: Interview with Fran Kelly on Data Retention and Media Ownership

Interview on Data Retention, Media Ownership and Newspoll

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24th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Question Time: The NBN Rollout in Indi

In the middle of the year, in the second quarter of this year, we expect to have the NBN’s revised corporate plan which will set out its three year plan. I know that everybody, my colleagues on the government side and I am sure all other members, is anxious to know when the construction work will begin in every single neighbourhood. It is proceeding at a much greater pace than it was under the Labor Party.

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17th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Transcript: Speaking to Leigh Sales on Australia Post reforms and data retention

I spoke to Leigh Sales on ABC’s 7.30 on Australia Post reforms and mandatory data retention

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4th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Question Time: Reforming Australia Post

Australia Post faces a real existential threat. Its letters business is declining year after year and we are now at a point where the losses in the letters business, which have total since 2008 over $1½ billion, will shortly overwhelm the profits in the rest of the business. If nothing is done to reform Australia Post the government could over the next decade have to tip in nearly $7 billion of subsidies.

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3rd March 2015  |  Comments  |  Transcripts