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Let’s get more women into politics

I have put my hand up to be a Male Champion of Change to encourage more women into politics.

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15th July 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

NBN Meets its June 30 Targets

The nbn has met its financial year rollout targets for only the second time since the company was established.

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13th July 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

ABC Board Statement on Q&A

The ABC Board’s Statement concerning the Q&A program of the 22nd of June shows that the Directors have met, considered the issues relating to that program in the light of their statutory responsibilities and taken some action. I welcome their associated decision to initiate an independent review of Q&A to be undertaken by the former Managing Director of SBS, Mr Shaun Brown and the distinguished television journalist, Mr Ray Martin.

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1st July 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

Help the Wayside Chapel help those who have fallen by the wayside

Let’s help the Wayside Chapel continue its good work for the many marginalised people in Sydney by donating to their 2015 winter appeal.

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5th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

The facts about community TV

Spectrum, or radiofrequency, is finite and spectrum management is a vital responsibility of Government. How we manage this scare public resource has implications for community television, but it’s important to understand the facts about this debate.

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5th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

Labor Misleads on the NBN

Under the former Labor government the facts about the National Broadband Network were repeatedly misrepresented to the Australian public – leaving Stephen Conroy and Anthony Albanese red-faced when their false public statements about costs and the rollout were laid bare after the September 2013 election.  Regrettably, Jason Clare has learned nothing and forgotten nothing.

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13th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

Response to Crikey’s questions regarding tweets by Scott McIntyre

Response to Crikey journalist Myriam Robin on questions regarding tweets by Scott McIntyre

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27th April 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

Making a difference: St Vincent’s Early Intervention Program for Stimulant Users

Today I visited the St Vincent’s Hospital team who are helping stimulant users identify and overcome the physical, mental and social issues created by drug use.

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15th April 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

Digital Transformation Office: making government more accessible

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Vivek Kundra, Executive Vice President for Salesforce, have written a joint opinion piece on the Government’s Digital Transformation Office, which was published in The Australian on Tuesday, March 31.

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1st April 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

Oped: Making Australia Post Sustainable in the Bush

Australians love their post service and that is why we will introduce sensible reforms to ensure it is viable for future generations.

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4th March 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog