Taking politics out of the NBN

With the NBN debate in Canberra becoming increaasingly tiresome perhaps its time to depoliticise the issue and remove the core bone of contention: money.

The national broadband network (NBN) was always going to be a political beast but three years since its conception has the hollow sabre-rattling in Canberra actually delivered anything meaningful? More alarmingly, do the routine political shenanigans between Labor and the Coalition actually further muddy the waters for everyday Australians?

Now, expecting politicians - irrespective of their affiliations - to change their spots might be a big ask but let’s keep in mind a few salient points.

With that in mind, let’s consider these questions.



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