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Waleed Aly didn’t ‘nail it’ on the NBN

Josh Taylor April 7, 2016 44 Comments

Waleed Aly gets a great many things right, but the NBN is not one of them.

Disruptive, yes, innovative, no: NBN leaks bruise Turnbull

Josh Taylor March 7, 2016 17 Comments

The NBN has not exactly been a roaring success for the Coalition, with new leaked documents showing NBN is still costing fibre-to-the-premises.

Access to Fifield’s diary denied

Josh Taylor February 29, 2016 13 Comments

Who has been meeting with Communications Minister Mitch Fifield? His office says the public does not have the right to know.

NBN sell-off wouldn’t even pay for construction

Josh Taylor February 18, 2016 11 Comments

Has everyone forgot what happened when we privatised Telstra?

Ex-ABC journo sticks by ‘gag’ claim, though illegal recording sheds little light on saga

Myriam Robin January 22, 2016 21 Comments

Did the ABC 'gag' its tech journo from writing about the NBN in order to keep Malcolm Turnbull onside? The journo sticks to his guns, but a recording of his conversations with editors is unclear.

No, the NBN bungling really is Turnbull’s fault

Crikey January 14, 2016 2 Comments

Crikey readers discuss the NBN and other issues of the day.

Who you should blame for the NBN (hint: not just Turnbull)

Josh Taylor January 13, 2016 34 Comments

A cabinet discussion paper proposed cheaper, faster cable -- fibre to the premises, one might call it. And that cabinet was the Hawke cabinet, in 1991.

Labor’s wasted week as the Turnbull charm campaign continues

Bernard Keane November 27, 2015 11 Comments

While Labor is fighting Malcolm Turnbull as best it can on the policy front, its parliamentary tactics leave Turnbull master of all he surveys.

The truth behind Labor’s NBN beat-up

Josh Taylor November 26, 2015 9 Comments

Labor has unearthed a document that says the cost of the NBN could be about to blow out. But NBN says it's nothing to worry about.

Labor continues to struggle to land punches on Teflon Turnbull

Labor continues to struggle to land punches on Teflon Turnbull

Josh Taylor October 23, 2015 13 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull has been pwning Labor in question time, with hapless Shorten yet to make anything negative stick.