MEDIA RELEASE - TURNBULL’S HFC BUNGLE SEES NBN ACTIVATION RATES DECLINE SHARPLY - AT TAXPAYERS’ EXPENSE - 19 APRIL 2018

The latest weekly progress report shows NBN brownfield activations have hit their lowest levels over the past thirty reporting weeks. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR WELCOMES AUDA REVIEW FINDINGS – BUT KEY QUESTIONS ABOUT DIRECT REGISTRATION REMAIN UNANSWERED - 18 APRIL 2018

With Ed Husic MP, Shadow Minister for Digital Economy. Labor welcomes the findings outlined in the review of .au Domain Administration (auDA) and will work through the recommendations in consultation with stakeholders. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - NBN RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS HOW CLUELESS THE LIBERALS ARE ON THE DIGITAL ECONOMY - 17 APRIL 2018

With Ed Husic, Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy. Labor welcomes the research referred to today by the NBN CEO, showing a snapshot of benefits high-speed broadband can deliver to the Australian economy. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP INTERVIEW - NEWCASTLE - NBN - 17 APRIL 2018

With Sharon Claydon MP, Federal Member for Newcastle.  SUBJECT: Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Complaints Report Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - DELAY IN CONSUMER SAFEGUARDS REVIEW A PRODUCT OF TURNBULL’S NBN SPIN MACHINE - 17 APRIL 2018

On the same day it was revealed that NBN complaints to the TIO surged by 204 per cent, the Turnbull Government has scrambled to announce a review — of the same consumer safeguards it promised to review back in 2016! Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - NBN COMPLAINTS TO OMBUDSMAN SOAR BY 204 PER CENT OVER 2017 - 17 APRIL 2018

With Stephen Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications. It was not too long ago that the Turnbull Government declared 2017 would be the ‘year of the customer’. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - TURNBULL ON THE DEFENSIVE OVER 5G AND THE NBN - 16 APRIL 2018

Malcolm Turnbull was falling over himself last week when asked about the competitive threat posed by 5G to his second-rate copper network. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - FIBRE BACKFLIP PROVES TURNBULL HAD IT WRONG ALL ALONG - 10 APRIL 2018

Labor welcomes the announcement by NBN that Fibre to the Curb (FTTC) will be expanded to a further 440,000 premises. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR CALLS ON THE TURNBULL GOVERNMENT TO CLARIFY NBNCO’S INTENTION WITH 5G - 10 APRIL 2018

Labor calls on the Turnbull Government to clarify NBNCo’s intentions with 5G. Continue reading