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Nick Minchin

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
Shadow Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Liberal Senator for South Australia
Nick Minchin

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Senator the Hon Nick Minchin

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Kent Town SA 5071

36 Grenfell Street
Kent Town SA 5067

Phone: 08 8362 8600
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Article Date Headline
13-Oct-2009 TELSTRA SHAREHOLDERS UTTERLY DECEIVED BY RUDD LABOR
9-Oct-2009 IT MAKES SENSE TO DELAY LABOR’S TELCO REFORM BILL
6-Oct-2009 Labor Must Not Ignore the Rights of 1.4 Million Telstra Shareholders
1-Oct-2009 QUIGLEY AND CONROY AT ODDS OVER NBN PRICING
30-Sep-2009 TELSTRA SHOULD NOT BUCKLE UNDER LABOR’S THREATS
23-Sep-2009 MAJOR INVESTORS SLAM LABOR'S 'DRACONIAN' TELCO REFORMS
22-Sep-2009 RUDD SPRUIKS FOR INVESTMENT ABROAD, BUT INCREASES SOVEREIGN RISK AT HOME
21-Sep-2009 CONROY AND TANNER SPLIT ON TELSTRA BREAK UP PLAN
17-Sep-2009 WILL GOVERNMENT MONOPOLY ENHANCE COMPETITION?
16-Sep-2009 CONROY'S SPECTRUM THREAT DEFIES LOGIC
16-Sep-2009 LABOR'S NAKED ATTEMPT TO PROP UP NBN
15-Sep-2009 WHY BREAK-UP TELSTRA IF GOVERNMENT IS DETERMINED TO BUILD ITS NBN?
14-Sep-2009 COALITION WILL SEEK TO AMEND NBN BILL IN SENATE
14-Sep-2009 NEW ABS DATA FURTHER HIGHLIGHTS WIRELESS THREAT TO SHAKY NBN BUSINESS CASE
9-Sep-2009 ANOTHER DAY, NEW DOUBTS ABOUT 'HIGH RISK' NBN
8-Sep-2009 STAGGERING GROWTH IN WIRELESS BROADBAND RAISES FURTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT 'RUDDNET' VIABILITY
2-Sep-2009 ARKAROOLA TOO PRECIOUS TO MINE
2-Sep-2009 LABOR SHOULD END MANDATORY INTERNET FILTERING FARCE
31-Aug-2009 LABOR CONFUSION OVER MAXIMUM TELSTRA STAKE IN 'RUDDNET'
27-Aug-2009 DEPARTURE OF GRAEME JOHN FROM AUSTRALIA POST
27-Aug-2009 DOUBTS EMERGE OVER LABOR'S ABILITY TO SECURE PRIVATE INVESTMENT FOR $43 BILLION NBN
21-Aug-2009 MOUNTING CONCERN ABOUT LABOR'S AERIAL CABLE PLAN
18-Aug-2009 COALITION TO PROPOSE AMENDMENTS TO LABOR'S NBN BILL
17-Aug-2009 DIRE CUSTOMER TAKE-UP PROJECTIONS FOR LABOR'S BROADBAND PROJECT
16-Aug-2009 BROADCASTING ANTI-TERRORISM STANDARDS NEED URGENT REVIEW
14-Aug-2009 BROADBAND COMPANY CHIEF'S $1.95 M. SALARY HIGHLIGHTS RECKLESSNESS OF RUDD GOVERNMENT
13-Aug-2009 NO MORE DEBATE ON CPRS UNTIL AFTER COPENHAGEN
12-Aug-2009 COALITION DEEPLY DISAPPOINTED BY PRIVILEGES REFERRAL
11-Aug-2009 COALITION SENATORS TO OPPOSE OZCAR WITCH HUNT
6-Aug-2009 BROADBAND LEAD ADVISERS COULD FACE IMPOSSIBLE TASK
5-Aug-2009 PROPOSED REFERENCE TO SENATE PRIVILEGES COMMITTEE
3-Aug-2009 COALITION PLEDGES $10 MILLION AND DIGITAL SPECTRUM FOR COMMUNITY TELEVISION
30-Jul-2009 BROADBAND IMPLEMENTATION STUDY MUST BE FREE OF POLITICAL INTERFERENCE
25-Jul-2009 'RUDDNET' BOARD FACES DAUNTING TASK
23-Jul-2009 RUDD GOVERNMENT KEEPS SHUTTERS OF SECRECY CLOSED ON BROADBAND INFORMATION
20-Jul-2009 SENATE COMMITTEE HEARS OF 'RUDDNET' RISKS
14-Jul-2009 DID POLITICAL INTERFERENCE HAVE A ROLE IN CENSORING OF GETUP AD CRITICAL OF LABOR'S INTERNET FILTER?
14-Jul-2009 CONROY DESERVES INTERNET VILLAIN OF THE YEAR AWARD
7-Jul-2009 RUDD LABOR GOES FROM ONE BROADBAND BUNGLE TO ANOTHER
1-Jul-2009 LABOR'S BELATED BACKHAUL PLAN HIGHLIGHTS MAJOR MISSED OPPORTUNITIES
25-Jun-2009 KEY GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS RAISE COMPETITION CONCERNS WITH LABOR'S NBN MARK II BILL
23-Jun-2009 GOVERNMENT MUST PRIORITISE ITS LEGISLATION
18-Jun-2009 AUSTRALIA OUTRANKS U.S, U.K AND JAPAN FOR HOUSEHOLD BROADBAND PENETRATION
16-Jun-2009 LABOR'S AERIAL BROADBAND CABLES COMING TO A STREET NEAR YOU
11-Jun-2009 CONROY MUST RELEASE SECRET BROADBAND LETTER
8-Jun-2009 WILL LABOR IGNORE CRACKS IN CHINA'S 'GREAT FIREWALL' TO INTRODUCE A FLAWED MANDATORY INTERNET FILTER
4-Jun-2009 STRUCTURAL SEPARATION OF TELSTRA NOT SUPPORTED BY LABOR OR THE COALITION
4-Jun-2009 CHASER SKIT DEEPLY OFFENSIVE
2-Jun-2009 QUEENSLAND PRIVATISATION PLAN IN STARK CONTRAST TO 'RUDDNET'
31-May-2009 LABOR'S PLAN TO RIDE ROUGHSHOD OVER LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO ROLL OUT AERIAL BROADBAND CABLES
27-May-2009 SENATE ESTIMATE CONFIRMS FUNDAMENTAL FLAWS IN LABOR'S BROADBAND ON-THE-FLY
26-May-2009 OECD - BROADBAND COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS CRUCIAL
25-May-2009 RUDD GOVERNMENT GROWTH FORECASTS AT COMPLETE ODDS WITH AUSTRALIA POST
21-May-2009 AUSTRALIA'S BROADBAND MARKET SHOULD BE SUBJECTED TO PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION INQUIRY
20-May-2009 DESPERATE CONROY TURNS TO MENZIES IN BID TO JUSTIFY LABOR'S BROADBAND RECKLESSNESS
13-May-2009 LABOR'S BROADBAND PROPOSAL A WHITE ELEPHANT IN THE MAKING
10-May-2009 BUDGET MUST END THE UNCERTAINTY FOR COMMUNITY TELEVISION
8-May-2009 TELSTRA'S MANAGEMENT CHANGES
7-May-2009 AUDITOR GENERAL TO CONDUCT PRELIMINARY REVIEW OF LABOR'S FAILED BROADBAND TENDER
1-May-2009 LABOR PREMIERS ECHO COALITION CONCERNS ABOUT DIVISIVE 'RUDDNET'
29-Apr-2009 IS IT $4.7 BILLION FOR BROADBAND OR $2.4 BILLION? – IT'S TIME FOR LABOR TO COME CLEAN
28-Apr-2009 CONROY MUST RELEASE BROADBAND COVERAGE MAPS – MORE THAN 2 MILLION AUSTRALIANS TO BE DUDDED ON SPEED
26-Apr-2009 COALITION CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF LABOR'S $43 BILLION BROADBAND PROPOSAL
24-Apr-2009 LABOR'S FIBRE BACKHAUL PLAN HAS MERIT, REFLECTS COALITION POLICY BUT IS LONG OVERDUE
22-Apr-2009 OPPOSITION SEEKS FULL AUDIT OF LABOR'S FAILED BROADBAND TENDER
22-Apr-2009 PRICES TO SOAR UNDER LABOR'S BROADBAND PLAN - CONCEPT ECONOMICS
21-Apr-2009 WHERE IS THE MISSING $2.3 BILLION LABOR COMMITTED TO BROADBAND?
20-Apr-2009 STATES MUST RESIST PRESSURE FROM FEDERAL LABOR TO HASTILY COMMIT TO RISKY BROADBAND VENTURE
17-Apr-2009 RUDD AND CONROY MUST PROVE KEN HENRY ADVISED THEM TO SPEND $43 BILLION ON RISKY BROADBAND VENTURE
15-Apr-2009 MULTIPLE STUDIES EXPOSE LABOR'S $43 BILLION 'BUILD AND THEY WILL COME' BROADBAND RISK
9-Apr-2009 LABOR BROADBAND TO COST CONSUMERS AT LEAST $200 A MONTH – MAJOR TELCO CEO
9-Apr-2009 RUDD MUST PROVE NBN EXPERT PANEL ADVISED LABOR TO SPEND $43 BILLION ON FIBRE TO THE PREMISE PLAN
8-Apr-2009 LABOR BROADBAND – NO PRICE OR TAKE-UP PROJECTIONS, NO CREDIBLE COSTINGS, NO IDEA
7-Apr-2009 LABOR'S HIGH-RISK BROADBAND PIPE DREAM
7-Apr-2009 RUDD'S BROADBAND GAMBLE
3-Apr-2009 ACACIA CONSORTIUM FAVOURED BY LABOR TO BUILD NBN
3-Apr-2009 LABOR MUST NOT RIDE ROUGHSHOD OVER RESIDENTS ABOUT PLACEMENT OF 75,000 BROADBAND CABINETS
2-Apr-2009 CONROY ATTACK ON iiNET LEGAL DEFENCE 'GROSSLY IMPROPER'
1-Apr-2009 MINCHIN CONGRATULATES NEW ABC AND SBS BOARD MEMBERS
31-Mar-2009 COALITION SET TO TEST THE INTEGRITY OF ANY BROADBAND PROPOSAL ANNOUNCED BY LABOR
24-Mar-2009 LABOR’S 'RC' BLACK-LIST COULD BE SIMPLY UNMANAGEABLE
24-Mar-2009 iiNET WITHDRAWAL CASTS FURTHER DOUBT OVER LABOR'S INTERNET FILTERING TRIALS
11-Mar-2009 CONROY HAS NO PLAN FOR RURAL AND REGIONAL BROADBAND
5-Mar-2009 LABOR FEIGNS INTEREST IN RURAL AND REGIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS
26-Feb-2009 CONROY'S BROADBAND TENDER 'ON THE VERGE OF COLLAPSE'?
26-Feb-2009 DEPARTURE OF SOL TRUJILLO
24-Feb-2009 DOES SPENDING $4.7 BILLION OF TAXPAYERS' MONEY ON FLIMSY BROADBAND REMAIN LABOR'S TOP PRIORITY?
23-Feb-2009 DODGY BROADBAND TENDER DOCUMENTS LEFT LABOR WITH NO ROOM TO MOVE WITH TELSTRA
18-Feb-2009 CONROY'S CONSULTANCY BILLS HIGHLIGHT LABOR'S HYPOCRISY
13-Feb-2009 INDUSTRY CLAIMS ABOUT CABLE BROADBAND CAPACITY WARRANT LABOR RESPONSE
5-Feb-2009 LABOR'S BIG SPEND ON WEB SITE SELF-PROMOTION
4-Feb-2009 SENATE CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT TO RELEASE BROADBAND REPORTS
22-Jan-2009 PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN LABOR'S BROADBAND TENDER PROCESS HITS ROCK BOTTOM
20-Jan-2009 LABOR SHOULD RELEASE EXPERT PANEL'S BROADBAND REPORT
18-Jan-2009 LABOR PROMISED FIXED FIBRE BROADBAND TO 98 PER CENT BUT NOW SUGGESTS WIRELESS WILL DO FOR MANY
13-Jan-2009 LABOR AXES OPTIONAL FREE COMPUTER FILTER PROGRAM AND MOVES TOWARDS A COMPULSORY REGIME
6-Jan-2009 CONROY MUST RELEASE ACCC BROADBAND REPORT
31-Dec-2008 2008 – A YEAR OF BROADBAND STAGNATION UNDER LABOR
24-Dec-2008 CONROY'S INTERNET FILTERING TRIALS MUST NOT REMAIN SECRET
23-Dec-2008 CONROY KEEPS DAMNING INTERNET FILTERING REPORT BURIED
15-Dec-2008 CONROY’S BROADBAND FARCE SINKS TO NEW LEVELS
14-Dec-2008 BROADBAND PANEL HEARS FROM PROPONENTS NOW THE PUBLIC MUST HEAR FROM CONROY
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