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

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

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

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

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR REJECTS NBNCO’S SWIPE AT ONLINE GAMERS - 5 JUNE 2018

With Stephen Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications. The NBNCo CEO’s singling out of online gamers as the predominant cause of congestion on the fixed-wireless network is both misguided and disappointing. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - COMMUNITY TV PREVAILS OVER TURNBULL'S POOR JUDGEMENT - 2 JUNE 2018

Labor welcomes the two year licence extension for Community Television (CTV) broadcasters in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth, despite the eleventh hour nature of the reprieve. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LATEST FAKE NEWS FROM THE LIBERALS: THEY’RE *NOT* CUTTING THE ABC - 31 MAY 2018

After lying to the Australian people about whether they would cut the ABC’s budget, the Liberals are now denying that they are, once again, cutting the ABC’s budget. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - WHATEVER HAPPENED TO “NO CUTS TO THE ABC” MALCOLM? - 9 MAY 2018

This Budget lays bare the utter contempt the Liberals and Nationals have for the Australian people and the ABC services they trust and rely on. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - COMMENTS BY NBN CEO SHOW FIFIELD HAS MORE QUESTIONS TO ANSWER ON HFC - 27 APRIL 2018

According to an article published in the Australian newspaper this morning, the outgoing NBN CEO has taken a swipe at Malcolm Turnbull’s multi-technology mess as the key driver of consumer complaints. Continue reading