MEDIA RELEASE - KEEP VISION AUSTRALIA RADIO ON AIR - 20 AUGUST 2019

Joint with Shadow Minister for the NDIS and Shadow Minister for Government Services, Bill Shorten MP and the Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - INFRASTRUCTURE AUSTRALIA HIGHLIGHTS FLAWS WITH NBN MULTI-TECHNOLOGY MIX - 14 AUGUST 2019

An Infrastructure Australia audit has offered a critical assessment of the Liberals’ multi-technology mix, highlighting problems associated with cost increases, higher maintenance costs and the long-term pressures this is creating for the NBN business model. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LIBERALS MISLEAD ON ABC FUNDING AND DOUBLE DOWN ON CUTS - 9 AUGUST 2019

The Morrison Government has thumbed its nose at recommendations from two separate inquiries that there be stable funding for the ABC, and resorted to excuses in response. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - ACCC BACKS LABOR PROPOSAL TO ADDRESS IN-HOME NBN WIRING ISSUES - 9 AUGUST 2019

The ACCC has backed the need to address NBN in-home wiring problems, which are degrading the speed and reliability of some Fibre to the Node services. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - ACCC DIGITAL PLATFORMS INQUIRY FINAL REPORT - 26 JULY 2019

Joint with Shadow Treasurer, Jim Chalmers MP and Shadow Minister for Innovation, Technology and the Futre of Work, Clare O'Neil MP. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - NBNCO DROPS IMPORTANT HINT ON IMPROVING CONSUMER EXPERIENCE - 24 JULY 2019

NBNCo has today signalled renewed focus is needed to address in-home issues impacting on customer experience. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - COALITION’S BROKEN PROMISE ON MOBILE BLACK SPOTS DELIVERY NOW CONFIRMED - 9 JULY 2019

Reports today indicate an incoming government brief has warned of further delays to the delivery of mobile black spot towers promised for completion by 30 June. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - A FAIR GO FOR THE WEST WITH SBS - 13 MAY 2019

Joint with Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Australia, Tony Burke MP, Shadow Minister for Cities, Anthony Albanese MP, and Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment, Jason Clare MP.  A Shorten Labor Government will commission a feasibility study into the relocation of the Sydney-based headquarters and studios of the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) from Artarmon to Western Sydney, alongside the provision of a multi-purpose space for content creation and public use. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR’S PLAN FOR AUSTRALIA’S CREATIVE ECONOMY - 11 MAY 2019

Joint with Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten MP, Shadow Minister for the Arts, Tony Burke MP, Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry Science and Research, Kim Carr MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications, Stephen Jones MP, Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy, Ed Husic MP, Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs and Young People, Terri Butler MP and Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Senator Pat Dodson.  ,A Shorten Labor Government will invest $85 million to boost Australia’s creative industries – supporting more jobs and more investment across our growing creative economy.  Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - $60M BOOST FOR AUSTRALIAN CONTENT ON ABC AND SBS - 11 MAY 2019

Joint with Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten MP, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Tanya Plibersek MP and Shadow Minister for the Arts, Tony Burke MP. A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million to the ABC and $20 million to the SBS over three years to boost Australian content and stories on Australian screens. Continue reading