Topic archives: National Broadband Network

NBN Co grilled over allegations it exploited evidence from ALP raids to sack employees

March 29, 2017 7

The names of NBN Co employees communicating with ALP staffers were seen on emails during AFP raids in Melbourne last year.

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

March 2, 2017 32

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.

Nine things we learned in Senate estimates, including Abetz declaring war

March 1, 2017 4

Centrelink, rainbow flags, public servants in McDonald's, "bombings" and the ABC. It was all happening at Senate estimates on Tuesday.

Surely Turnbull won’t screw up energy policy — look what a stellar job he did with the NBN

February 27, 2017 27

What could possibly go wrong with Turnbull's new "clean coal" plan? Let's look at how he did with the NBN ...

NBN tax paves way for privatisation

December 13, 2016 12

We might not have to wait for Wyatt Roy's prime ministership for the NBN to be sold.

NBN Co chair defiant over controversial election op-ed on AFP raids

November 25, 2016 7

NBN Co chair Ziggy Switkowski was mad as hell, and he wasn't going to take it anymore.

The hell with it, govt will fund NBN after all

November 24, 2016 8

The government promised not a cent more than $29.5 billion for the NBN. But now it says it will kick in the extra $20 billion needed after all -- as a loan.

Essential: it’s agreed — NBN officially a dud

Essential: it’s agreed — NBN officially a dud

October 5, 2016

Voters regard the NBN as inadequate for their internet needs and prefer Labor's version, this week's Essential Report poll shows.

‘A dark day’ for Turnbull as NBN abandons Optus cable network

September 29, 2016 8

Optus cable trashed as Turnbull's original NBN model goes up in smoke.

With Conroy goes Labor’s NBN institutional knowledge

September 16, 2016 3

Labor will struggle to fill the NBN knowledge gap left by the departure of veteran Victorian Senator and former minister Stephen Conroy.