GOVERNMENT USING MOBILE BLACKSPOT FUNDS TO PUMP UP ITS ELECTION BID

The Morrison Governments’ decision to push ahead with a 5th round of Mobile Phone Blackspot funding can only be seen as a clumsy attempt to pork barrel regional electorates in the lead up to the Federal Election. Continue reading

LABOR REFERS NEW ENGLAND MOBILE TOWER TO NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE

Labor has referred allegations of irregularities in the award of contracts under the Mobile Phone Blackspot Program to the ANAO (the Australian National Audit Office). Continue reading

MORE INVESTMENT IN THE ABC AND MORE REGIONAL JOBS UNDER LABOR

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $13 million to the ABC to support regional broadcasting services, more local and regional content, emergency broadcasting and the creation of a News Literacy Program. This investment will also create more jobs in regional Australia. Continue reading

LAST MINUTE CON DOESN’T MAKE UP FOR CUTS AND CHAOS

Last night’s Federal Budget was a pathetic attempt to cover up the past six years of cuts and chaos by the Liberal and National Coalition. Continue reading