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Crikey Worm: NBN routed

Max Chalmers October 23, 2017 3 Comments

Good morning, early birds. NBN CEO Bill Morrow has warned the company will struggle to ever make a profit (as it is required to do), and New South Wales and Victoria top the states' economic scorecard. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

If marriage equality doesn’t wreck the government, NBN or Murray-Darling disasters might

Bernard Keane August 3, 2017 42 Comments

If things weren't already terrible for the government on marriage equality, the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister are front and centre in two other big problems.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey July 20, 2017 7 Comments

Fifield yuks it up ... IPA claims Eureka Stockade ... what does Christensen make of the new Doctor? ...

You, yes YOU, own the NBN, so demand a higher goddamn standard

Helen Razer March 2, 2017 32 Comments

The national broadband network does not belong to millionaire bureaucrats or Liberal MPs. It belongs to you, the taxpayer, and you have the right to demand better.

On the node again

Josh Taylor April 4, 2016 7 Comments

What do you actually see when you "see" the NBN?

Cashed-up mandarins: which public servants have the fattest wallets?

Cashed-up mandarins: which public servants have the fattest wallets?

Sally Whyte March 24, 2016 6 Comments

Counting down the six best-paid public servants in Australia.

NBN won’t be caught with pants down if Labor switches back to fibre

Josh Taylor March 23, 2016 8 Comments

If Labor pulls off the impossible and wins the 2016 election, NBN says it's ready to switch back to fibre to the premises.

Outsourcing lets NBN keep its ‘commercial-in-confidence’ secrets

Josh Taylor November 20, 2015 7 Comments

Our government sure is on the ball when it comes to outsourcing responsibility.

NBN ‘not replacing old Telstra copper with new copper’, buys $14m of new copper

Josh Taylor October 21, 2015 1 Comment

Yes, the company rolling out the NBN is buying a lot of copper. But it's not because it has to replace Telstra's old copper because it is not up to the task, OK? Jeez!

NBN CEO avoids hard questions on California deaths

NBN CEO avoids hard questions on California deaths

Bernard Keane May 30, 2014 11 Comments

The government's hand-picked NBN CEO has used US court proceedings against him to refuse to answer serious questions about events that led to the deaths of nine people.