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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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Media releases

Labor Must Stop Reckless NBN Spending Until Cost-Benefit Analysis Completed

The Coalition’s calls for a full cost-benefit analysis on Labor’s reckless $43 billion NBN Mark II project have been fully vindicated by the Productivity Commission's criticisms of the Government's approach, Shadow Minister for Broadband, ...

Government Should Defer Telco Bill till February

The Rudd Government should defer Senate consideration of its Bill to force the break-up of Telstra until February rather than trying to ram such radical legislation through in the final two weeks of sitting in November, said Shadow Minister for ...

Conroy Accepts Blame, but Hardly Instils Confidence

Stephen Conroy has today in Senate Question Time accepted blame for his monumental blunder which resulted in the public release of confidential ACCC information relating to the value of Telstra network assets, but instils little confidence.

Business Council Slams Labor's NBN Cost Benefit Analysis Refusal

The Rudd Government’s arrogant refusal to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of its $43 billion NBN Mark II proposal simply cannot be justified the Shadow Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Nick Minchin said ...

Rural and Regional Australia Cannot Trust Labor with Telecommunications

Labor’s appalling track record means it simply cannot be trusted to deliver better telecommunications outcomes for rural and regional Australia Shadow Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Nick Minchin said ...

CONROY’S FIXED LINE DILEMMA

Communications Minister Stephen Conroy faces a serious dilemma after promising that everyone who currently receives a fixed line telecommunications service will continue to do so even if Telstra’s copper network is shut down. Shadow Minister ...

Coalition Seeks to Defer Labor's Bill to Break Up Telstra

The Coalition will seek to defer consideration of the Rudd Government’s radical telecommunications legislation until the completion of the National Broadband Network implementation study. Shadow Minister for Broadband, Communications and the ...

Conroy Confirms Green Light for Telco Asset Buy UP Before Completion of NBN Implementation Study

In Senate Estimates today Communications Minister Stephen Conroy confirmed he has given the CEO of his NBN company Mike Quigley an extraordinary mandate to buy up telecommunications assets months before the expected completion of the project’s ...

TELCO REFORM BILL URGENT TO CONROY ONLY

Claims by Stephen Conroy that his radical telecommunications proposals have to be rushed through the Parliament this year are complete nonsense Shadow Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Nick Minchin said ...

It is Not the ACCC's role to Spruik Government Telco Policy

Graham Samuel’s continued spruiking of the Rudd Government’s NBN proposal and its planned telecommunications regulatory reforms threatens to undermine the ACCC’s role as an objective regulator Shadow Minister for Broadband, Communications and the ...

TELSTRA SHAREHOLDERS UTTERLY DECEIVED BY RUDD LABOR

Those Australians who in good faith bought Telstra shares in T1, T2 and T3 have every right to feel utterly deceived by the Rudd Government, Shadow Minister for Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Nick Minchin said ...

IT MAKES SENSE TO DELAY LABOR’S TELCO REFORM BILL

There is no valid reason why the Rudd Government’s planned radical telecommunications reforms need to be debated by the Parliament and rushed through this year Shadow Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Nick ...
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