OPINION PIECE - TURNBULL GOVERNMENT HAS NO PROMISES LEFT TO BREAK ON NBN - SUNDAY, 27 NOVEMBER 2016

Since the Turnbull Government recently broke yet another election promise and announced that taxpayers would bail out their second-rate National Broadband Network to the tune of $19.5 billion, the responsible Ministers have worked themselves into a real lather. Continue reading

OPINION PIECE - SLOW, EXPENSIVE AND OBSOLETE - THAT'S TURNBULL'S IDEA OF AN NBN - THURSDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2016

There’s nothing surprising about the editorial in The Australian Financial Review critical of Labor’s national broadband network (‘‘Red underpants on all our heads’’, September 22). It coincides with numerous reports in these pages and beyond that broadband retailers’ profits are being decimated by a government-funded infrastructure monopoly. Continue reading

OP-ED - SMALL BUSINESS NEEDS PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS TO CONFRONT ANTI-COMPETITIVE BEHAVIOUR - 15 MARCH 2016

Small businesses play a unique role in the economy and have helped underpin Australia’s economy growth for the past 25 years. As Labor’s Shadow Minister for Small Business, I want to ensure a practical response to the challenges facing small businesses in Australia. Continue reading