Tag Archives: Australian Financial Review

Playing the ball, not the man

In responding to comments made in a letter by Australian Federal Opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull on the lack of telco experience (as he sees it) on the board of NBN Co. (a Call Out by him), NBN board chairman … Continue reading

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The need for more control after all?

Today’s news in Australia about an activist who issued a spurious media release that resulted in millions of dollars being wiped off the market value of Australian mining company Whitehaven Coal (see Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald) begs the … Continue reading

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Calling out the state of Australia’s home-grown IT sector

On the eve of CeBIT Australia, the article by Asher Moses in today’s Sydney Morning Herald (“Children of the Revolution”,  http://bit.ly/L5XEFB) provides an insight into why Australia is probably not a tech-savvy country. It’s worth a read, even if you read … Continue reading

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Communications and spin and the National Broadband Network

Today’s media talk about the latest progress, messages and political positions linked to Australia’s National Broadband Network. (See Jennifer Hewitt and John McDuling in the Australian Financial Review, 3oth March 2012. Sorry, I’m struggling to find it in The Australian.) … Continue reading

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Time to engage without cynicism

An article in today’s Australia Financial Review reports that the Australian Council of Trade Unions backs concerns being expressed by superannuation funds (Australia’s retirement investment funds) about corporate governance standards.

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