2UE – National Broadband Network

  JASON MORRISON: The NBN boss, Mike Quigley… look, frankly, I’m not surprised at this. For all that’s said, and Quigley’s had his faults, he is a businessman who was asked to run a business… the NBN, a massive business with more money than he’s probably ever seen in his life – billions of taxpayer……

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AM Agenda, Sky News – Japanese whaling; Labor’s soap opera; MP entitlements; Kevin Rudd’s failed border protection policies

  KIERAN GILBERT: With me on the program now for the rest of the day’s issues, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister Ed Husic and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham. Gentlemen, before we start our discussion I want to play you a little of the closing arguments made by the Attorney-General, Mark…

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Doorstop interview, Parliament House, Canberra – Coal seam gas; environmental regulation; Liberal Party; same-sex marriage

  SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Last night in the Senate, the Government rejected Coalition attempts to provide an option to streamline environmental laws as they relate to coal seam gas. Important new laws are passing the Parliament* as it relates to coal seam gas but the Coalition wants to make sure that we eliminate duplication between the…

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AM Agenda, Sky News – Labor’s soap opera; federal election; the Government’s failed border protection policies

  KIERAN GILBERT: This morning, Labor leadership ‘take 20′ – in the face of dire polling around the country and immense pressure from Parliamentary and now union colleagues, powerbroker Bill Shorten’s understood to be reconsidering his support for Julia Gillard. His close ally Paul Howes from the Australian Workers’ Union this morning did express his…

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