Capital Hill, ABC News 24 – Fair Work Australia investigation into Craig Thomson, Labor’s bungled Australia Network tender, illicit drugs, interest rates

  ANDREW GREENE: Hello and welcome to Capital Hill. I’m Andrew Greene on a day of dramatic developments in two long-awaited investigations troubling the Gillard Government. First, this morning, the Commonwealth Auditor-General highlighted a series of flaws in the Government’s handling of the tender for the Australia Network contract. Then, hours later, Fair Work Australia…

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7.30, ABC TV – Labor’s bungled Australia Network tender

  CHRIS UHLMANN: Today offered another insight into the dysfunction at the heart of the Gillard Government during its simmering leadership tensions. An Auditor-General’s report declared the flawed tender process for the overseas television service cast the Government in a poor light and raised questions about its fairness. The tender panel twice recommended Sky TV…

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Sky News Australia – Illicit drugs, Fair Work Australia investigation into Craig Thomson, Australia Network tender, Murray-Darling Basin reform

  KIERAN GILBERT: We’re now going to cross to Adelaide – Liberal frontbencher Senator Simon Birmingham, spokesman for the Coalition on Murray-Darling and [in the Senate – see below] Communications. Senator, thanks for your time. First of all, can I get your thoughts on this [Australia21] report and the prominent Australians calling for a rethink…

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