Bill Shorten needs to pull Stephen Conroy into line
Bill Shorten needs to pull
Stephen Conroy into line
of the claims made today by Stephen Conroy regarding the nbn are wrong.
rollout of the National Broadband Network is on track and on budget – as
published last week in nbn’s annual results.
nbn has met every rollout and financial target for nine consecutive quarters.
nbn is now available to three million premises with more than 1.2 million
customers now connected, including 90,000 in just the past month.
nbn is now available to a quarter of the nation. This will rise to 50 per cent
by the middle of next year, with the project complete by 2020 – at least two
years earlier than the plan Labor took to this year’s election.
Coalition’s record contrasts with Labor’s, where nbn missed all of its
construction targets and contractors had downed tools in four states.
continues to question the integrity of the Australian Federal Police. The AFP
act independently of government.
facts are that nbn believed that commercially sensitive material was being
stolen from the organisation and they referred the matter to the AFP in
December last year. What the AFP investigates is a matter for the AFP.
from fully co-operating with police, Labor has been a blocker.
needs to explain to the public its full involvement in these affairs –
something it has failed to do to date.
Shorten needs to pull Stephen Conroy into line.