Pulling the NBN debate out of the gutter

The fact that any public discussion between Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and his Coalition counterpart Malcolm Turnbull devolves into a slanging match is a sign of a weakness in our NBN debate.

The National Broadband Network (NBN) debate between the communications minister, Stephen Conroy, and the opposition communications spokesman, Malcolm Turnbull, has devolved into a slanging match.

And if you needed proof of this, look no further than last week’s OurSay communications debate. The two turned up to argue the merits of their respective NBN plans, and ended up throwing mud at each other.

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