Oakeshott's NBN lament

The NBN and politics have been intertwined since the inception of the project and Rob Oakeshott's latest comments only highlight how much harm the politicking has done.

It’s now been a week since NBN Co boss Mike Quigley inadvertently managed to do his cause more harm than good, in what can best be described as a feckless display of political naiveté. Quigley’s best intentions of fostering an informed debate on the best broadband solution for Australia have been drowned out in the ensuing maelstrom of criticism. The NBN Co boss may have been striving for an apolitical discussion but he should have known better.



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