Turnbull's NBN shadowboxing

The Coalition’s latest NBN moves are hamstrung by a lack of policy details with a couple of statements coming back to haunt Malcolm Turnbull.

The Coalition’s attempt to wrest the broadband initiative away from the Gillard government has unfortunately failed to hit the mark, hamstrung by a lack of policy detail that many were hoping would be forthcoming. On top of that the apparent backflip by Malcolm Turnbull on the issue of NBN costing and doubts about how much the opposition communications spokesman knew about Huawei’s exclusion from the NBN, have both cast an embarrasing shadow on the Coalition’s game plan.

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