MEDIA RELEASE - TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST SUPPORT TELSTRA WORKERS THROUGH JOBS PLAN - 20 JUNE 2018

With Brendan Connor MP, Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations and Ed Husic MP, Shadow Minister for Employment Services and Workforce Participation. Today’s reports that Telstra will be making 8,000 workers redundant exposes the Turnbull Government’s complete lack of a jobs plan for Australian workers. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - 6PR RADIO PERTH - 20 JUNE 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Telstra job losses; Malcolm Turnbull’s second-rate NBN in WA.   Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - SKY NEWS - RICHO - 20 JUNE 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Telstra job losses; Malcolm Turnbull’s second-rate NBN; Labor’s plan to reverse $83.7 million cut to the ABC. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - WORLD CUP WOES ARE A TURNBULL ‘OWN GOAL’ - 18 JUNE 2018

Labor stands with Aussie football fans furious over the botched coverage of the FIFA World Cup. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - ABC RADIO NATIONAL BREAKFAST WITH HAMISH MCDONALD - 18 JUNE 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Liberal Party vote to privatise ABC; Labor’s plan to reverse $83.7 million cut to the ABC. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LIBERALS SPELL END OF YOUR ABC - 17 JUNE 2018

It’s official: The Liberals do not support public broadcasting and want to sell-off the ABC.  Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - ABC SUNSHINE COAST DRIVE WITH SHERIDAN STEWART - 13 JUNE 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECT: Labor’s plan to reverse $83.7 million cut to the ABC. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - TELEVISION INTERVIEW - SKY NEWS AM AGENDA - 12 JUNE 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Labor’s plan to reverse $83.7 million cut to the ABC; Malcolm Turnbull’s second-rate NBN. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR WILL REVERSE TURNBULL’S UNFAIR CUTS TO THE ABC - 11 JUNE 2018

With The Hon Bill Shorten MP, Leader of the Opposition and Stephen Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications.  A Shorten Labor Government will reverse Turnbull’s $83.7 million unfair cut to the ABC, as well as guarantee funding certainty over the next ABC budget cycle. This will ensure our public broadcaster can meet its Charter requirements, safeguard jobs at the ABC, adapt to the digital media environment and maintain content and services that Australians trust and rely on. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - SURVEY FINDS 1 IN 3 AUSTRALIANS WOULD DITCH TURNBULL’S SECOND-RATE NBN IF THEY COULD - 8 JUNE 2018

A new survey from finder.com.au has found more than 1 in 3 NBN users would switch back to their old internet service if they could. Continue reading