Shutting the doors on Huawei

The Attorney-General hasn’t left much wriggle room for Huawei when it comes to the NBN and despite its charm offensive, the Chinese giant just can't shake its detractors.

The Attorney-General’s confirmation of the Australian Government’s ban on any involvement by Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei in the construction of the National Broadband Network is fascinating and perplexing.

It’s fascinating because Cabinet-level ministers - Malcolm Turnbull and Andrew Robb - have been making noises as late as last week consistent with a government preparing the ground to overturn the ban.


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