The government’s proposed media laws have a feeding frenzy among the commentariat, who love talking about themselves. But it is all looking academic.
The One Laptop per Child Australia project has received a boost from the federal budget, with a one-off grant of $11.7 million for its unproven program.
The chairman of the joint parliamentary oversight committee on the NBN Rob Oakeshott says workforce-related issues arising from the $11 billion Telstra-NBN Company deal might add to the cost of the national broadband network roll-out.
The powerful joint parliamentary committee overseeing the roll-out of the national broadband network will scutinise the $11billion deal between Telstra and the NBN Company, looking at questions of risk and value for money.
The Gillard Government's promise to king-making rural independents Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott to make regional areas the roll-out priority for the National Broadband Network would have no impact on NBN Company finances, a Senate committee has been told.
Coalition calls for a full Productivity Commission cost-benefit analysis of the $43 billion National Broadband Network was simply a delaying tactic from an Opposition "determined to wreck" the project, Prime Minister Julia Gillard says.
The three rural independent MPs who hold the key to formating the next government are likely to make a decision today on whether to back Tony Abbott's Coalition or Labor's Julia Gillard, with broadband looming as a primary deal maker or breaker.
Rural independent MP Bob Katter has made public his 'wish-list' of issues he wants addressed by Prime Minister Julia Gillard or Opposition leader Tony Abbott before he is prepared to offer his support to either in forming a minority government - and it doesn't include broadband.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has offered the three independent rural MPs who hold the key to forming the next federal government a detailed briefing from NBN Company chief executive Mike Quigley in response to their "keen interest" in broadband.
The so-called "Independents' Day" at the National Press Club provided few clues on who will form the next federal government and even fewer about what the nation's future broadband infrastructure might look like.
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