Next month the Senate Select Committee on the NBN will table its final report. It will reflect the views of 100 or so submitted documents and a series of public hearings.
Getting Senator Stephen Conroy’s regulatory reform for the telecommunications industry through the parliament would need support from the Senate. On Twisted Wire we ring around to see which parties are supportive and which are against.
GDP in Q1 1.5% down on Q4. Hardly surprising given the lockdown. The economy is still 8.7% smaller than just before the pandemic, whereas US GDP is close to where it was, thanks to massive government spending.