Barring a major catastrophe, the Coalition Government will be able to announce within a fortnight or so that it has completed the rollout of the national broadband network and met its target. One can only hope that, at the same time, there will be an announcement about how the network will be upgraded.
When John Howard came to power in 1996, there was no money in the government kitty to fund the strategy which he planned to follow: inducing people to vote for him thereafter by greasing their hip pockets. So he sold off the first tranche of Telstra. And there ended Australia's dreams of having a decent broadband network.
Former Senator and Federal Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Stephen Conroy, has been appointed to the board of Australian financial technology and infrastructure company, Sargon.
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Given his history I’m surprised nick wasn’t dressed in a panda suit for this piece of Chinese propaganda.
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