STATEMENT - SBS MANAGING DIRECTOR - 19 OCTOBER 2018

Labor congratulates James Taylor on his appointment as Managing Director of the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS). Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - NO ROOM FOR COMPLACENCY ON NBN CONSUMER EXPERIENCE - 17 OCTOBER 2018

Joint with Stephen Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications. Complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) have continued to rise to 167,831 in 2017-18, with NBN complaints increasing by at least a further 53 per cent. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - ABC NEWS BREAKFAST - 16 OCTOBER 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Labor’s call for Senate Inquiry into political interference at the ABC; Medical transfers of children from regional processing locations.  Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - FIFIELD’S WHITEWASH - 15 OCTOBER 2018

As predicted, the Departmental Inquiry into the ABC ordered by the Minister for Communications is nothing more than a whitewash designed to cover up the Government’s involvement in the recent political interference scandal. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR WELCOMES EXPANSION OF BANK@POST AGREEMENT - 15 OCTOBER 2018

Labor welcomes the addition of two more major banks to the Bank@Post community agreement. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - SKY AM AGENDA - 15 OCTOBER 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Ruddock Review; the economics of the Liberals’ multi-technology NBN mess; Newspoll.  Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - YOU’RE INVITED TO MICHELLE ROWLAND’S PINK RIBBON MORNING TEA! - 11 OCTOBER 2018

Michelle Rowland is inviting local residents to come along to her annual Pink Ribbon Morning Tea in Toongabbie to raise funds for Cancer Council Australia. Continue reading

SPEECH - ADDRESS TO COMMSDAY MELBOURNE CONGRESS 2018 - 9 OCTOBER 2018

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet and pay my respect to Elders past and present. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR WILL EXTEND PRESCHOOL ACCESS TO 3 YEAR OLDS - 8 OCTOBER 2018

A Shorten Labor Government will introduce a new two year National Preschool and Kindy Program, guaranteeing around 700,000 Australian children a year will be able to access subsidised preschool. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP INTERVIEW - SCHOFIELDS - 6 OCTOBER 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Liberal political interference with the ABC; Labor’s call for Senate Inquiry into political interference at the ABC; Stuart Robert expenses affair; TPP; Labor’s bipartisan approach on population policy. Continue reading