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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Portfolio Media Releases

Turnbull broadband review a threat to the bush

Malcolm Turnbull's Cost-Benefit Analysis into the National Broadband Network will strike fear into the hearts of families and businesses across rural and regional Australia. Mr Turnbull's review – written by former advisers and former staff of Mr Turnbull – concludes the best... read more...


New data reveals NBN rollout slows down again

It has been revealed today that Malcolm Turnbull's roll-out of the NBN is even slower than previously thought. In the 10 weeks prior to the election, the NBN rollout was passing an average of 4,290 brownfields premises per week. Yesterday it was revealed that under Malcolm... read more...


Another report from Malcolm's mates = another broken promise

In a shocking surprise, the $2 million cost-benefit analysis commissioned by Malcolm Turnbull, written by former staff of Malcolm Turnbull and former advisers to Malcolm Turnbull has concluded...that Malcolm Turnbull is right! In Opposition, Mr Turnbull promised an... read more...


Turnbull NBN roll-out still too slow

Malcolm Turnbull's roll-out of the NBN is still too slow. In the 10 weeks prior to the election, the NBN rollout was passing an average of 4,290 brownfields premises per week. During the last 10 weeks, that average has plummeted to only 3,631 premises per week. As revealed... read more...


Darwin and Palmerston residents demand answers on NBN

Shadow Minister for Communications Jason Clare and Senator Nova Peris today called on the Abbott Government to tell the people of the Northern Territory if they are going to get the real NBN or Tony Abbott's second rate version and when they are going to get it. Suburbs like... read more...


Blundering Brandis should ask Malcolm 'inventor of the internet' Turnbull for help

Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus and Shadow Minister for Communications Jason Clare today called on Tony Abbott to bring Malcolm Turnbull into discussions on the Government's controversial mandatory data retention plan. Labor is concerned that Attorney-General George... read more...


Internet Tax completes Tony Abbott's 'NO NEW TAXES' Lie-Fecta

Before the election Tony Abbott promised no new taxes – now we have a GP Tax, a Petrol Tax and today there are reports of a possible 'Internet tax.' Fairfax newspapers have reported that the Government is considering changes that would cost the telecommunications industry... read more...


Turnbull breaks another promise

It was revealed today that Malcolm Turnbull has broken yet another promise on the NBN. The terms of reference for the Vertigan report were released on the 12th of December. The terms of reference say the report would be finished in six months - in other words by the 12th of... read more...


Abbott must rule out more cuts to ABC and SBS

Shadow Minister for Communications Jason Clare today urged the Abbott Government to rule out more cuts to the ABC and the SBS. Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey have already cut more than $240 million from the budgets of the ABC and SBS with a promise of more to come following the... read more...


Malcolm Turnbull - dazed and confused

Malcolm Turnbull last night shot off a rambling blog arguing that he had never committed to passing 450,000 brownfields premises with fibre by the 30th of June this year. Again Malcolm Turnbull has got it wrong. And here is the video to prove it:... read more...