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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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Published Articles

Look, up in the sky! There's an ugly downside to Labor's broadband project

by Nick Minchin The uproar sparked by the unfettered installation of unsightly aerial pay TV cables in the 1990s was the catalyst for the formation of lobby group Sydney Cables Down Under and others like it. This group now has a new fight on ...

Conroy's joy flight going nowhere

This article appeared in 'The Australian' on Thursday 28 May 2009.

BROADBAND'S LOSERS COULD VOTE LABOR OUT - Glenn Milne in 'The Australian'

Broadband's losers could vote Labor out by Glenn Milne As published in The Australian on Monday 27 April 2009 The political debate surrounding Kevin Rudd's nationalised ...

ABC CHILDREN'S CHANNEL IDEA STOLEN FROM COALITION

ABC CHILDREN'S CHANNEL IDEA STOLEN FROM COALITION Published in The Australian Financial Review , Friday 24 April 2009 Kevin Rudd’s claim that the establishment of a new dedicated children’s ...

RUDD PUTS MEGA BITE ON TAXPAYERS

Rudd puts mega bite on taxpayers The PM is in danger of being a debt builder rather than a nation builder From The Australian , Page 20, Thursday 16 April 2009 Just like water, ...

WHAT THE ANALYSTS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE BUSINESS CASE FOR LABOR'S LATEST BROADBAND PLAN

WHAT THE ANALYSTS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE BUSINESS CASE FOR LABOR'S LATEST BROADBAND PLAN AAPT CEO Paul Broad: "Like everybody else I was staggered by [the announcement], I've never seen anyone prove, in ...

Digital switch-over challenges ahead

Letter to the Editor, Australian Financial Review, 23 February 2009 Digital switch-over challenges ahead Research conducted by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy's own agency, the Australian Communications and Media ...

Blankety blanks?

TELEVISION viewers must not be left in the dark. If the Rudd Government botches the switch-over from analogue to digital television, viewers of rural and regional South Australia will be among the first in the nation to be left with blank ...

Conroy should go back to the old drawing board

The Government must review its plans for a national broadband upgrade, insists Nick Minchin THERE are occasions in politics when an embattled minister is forced to put on a brave face, hold the line and try to sound tough and decisive, despite ...

Nick Minchin: Broadband tender spins out of control

The Rudd Government's total mishandling of its National Broadband Network tender process says a great deal about its overall style - all spin and no substance. Download this article >

PM must stick to his promise on broadband

Kevin Rudd's $4.7 billion national broadband policy is showing signs of disintegration. Read this article

Big brother filter plan insults parents

Underlying the Rudd Government's plan to screen the internet is an offensive message: that parents cannot be trusted to mind their children online. Download this article >
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