TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP - BUNDABERG

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP BUNDABERG MONDAY, 20 NOVEMBER 2017 SUBJECTS: Bundaberg Men’s Sheds, NBN,  Turnbull Government in Crisis LEANNE DONALDSON, LABOR MEMBER FOR BUNDABERG:  Well, we’re here today with Stephen Jones, Shadow Minister for Regional  Communications, Regional Services and Regional Development.   And, it’s great to have him here in the regions with us and I’m here with the Bundaberg Men’s Shed as well, today, where a re-elected Palaszczuk Government will provide $200,000 to the Bundaberg Men’s Shed for them to build a new shed right there on their new ground.  Continue reading

Coalition’s failed NBN and New England by-election

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP TAMWORTH THURSDAY, 16 NOVEMBER 2017 SUBJECTS:   Coalition’s failed NBN and New England by-election DAVID EWINGS, LABOR CANDIDATE FOR NEW ENGLAND: We’re in Tamworth today continuing our campaign in the New England by-election and it’s a real pleasure to have Stephen Jones - the Shadow Minister for Regional Communications. Our focus today is the NBN and hasn’t it been an absolute schmozzle . We’ve got fibre in Armidale and, yet, in Tamworth we’ve got something entirely different.   It’s a total joke. It looks like the man who allegedly invented the internet has broken the internet. Continue reading

Compensation of consumers on Malcolm Turnbull’s copper NBN; Citizenship.

E&OE TRANSCRIPTDOORSTOP INTERVIEW SYDNEY WEDNESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER 2017 SUBJECTS: Compensation of consumers on Malcolm Turnbull’s copper NBN; Citizenship. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP - CANBERRA - WEDNESDAY, 25 OCTOBER 2017

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP CANBERRA WEDNESDAY, 25 OCTOBER 2017 SUBJECTS: Extraordinary AWU police raids STEPHEN JONES, SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, TERRITORIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Well you know it’s a sitting week in Canberra when the Government introduces legislation to have a go at the union movement. You know it’s a sitting week in Canberra when they have one of their goons standing up in here, using Parliamentary Privilege to slander and defame a member of the public. But yesterday, they took it to an all-time low. We now know that there is no limit to which the Government won’t go to use the power of the state to attack and go after their political opponents for political reasons. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - ABC DRIVE MELBOURNE - TUESDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2017

E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW ABC DRIVE MELBOURNE TUESDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2017 SUBJECTS: AFP raids, Turnbull’s NBN Crisis, High Court decision JOURNALIST: Stephen Jones has kindly agreed to speak to us from Labor. He is their Shadow Minister for Regional Communications. Good afternoon. STEPHEN JONES, SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, TERRITORIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Good morning, Raf. Good to be with you. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP - CANBERRA - TUESDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2017

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP CANBERRA TUESDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2017 SUBJECTS: NBN, Health Reform   STEPHEN JONES, SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, TERRITORIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Good morning. What Australians want from Malcolm Turnbull today, more than anything, is a bit of humility. An apology for why he has got their NBN services so wrong. What they don’t need is another lecture from the Prime Minister about why every decision he has taken is right. What they want is an apology for why their phone services aren’t working. Why their internet services aren’t working. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP - CANBERRA - WEDNESDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2017

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP CANBERRA WEDNESDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2017 SUBJECTS: Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman annual report STEPHEN JONES, SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, TERRITORIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Good morning everyone. This morning, the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman has released its latest report. It’s a damning indictment of the industry and the way the Government is handling the rollout of the NBN. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - TELEVISION INTERVIEW - SKY NEWS

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS SUBJECTS: NBN Rollout in Regional Australia JOURNALIST: There’s been much talk about the NBN. This is one of Australia’s biggest infrastructure projects in history and we know there was a difference in policy at the last election about whether it should be fibre-to-the-home or fibre-to-the-node and how much this is going to cost. Well it’s in the tens of billions of dollars and we have seen reports, anecdotally at least, of problems up and down the east coast and right across Australia. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP - ROCKHAMPTON - THURSDAY, 5 OCTOBER 2017

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP CAWARRAL, QUEENSLAND THURSDAY, 5 OCTOBER 2017  SUBJECTS: TURNBULL GOVERNMENT’S NBN  MURRAY WATT, LABOR SENATOR FOR QUEENSLAND: It’s great to be in Cawarral today with our Shadow Minister for Regional Communications, Stephen Jones; our State Member for Keppel, Brittany Lauga, and Hannah, who is a local mum who has had some problems with the NBN. I’ll hand over to Hannah, firstly, who will speak and then we will have a bit of a chat. Continue reading