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  • Senator Stephen Conroy resigns

    ​Senator Stephen Conroy has announced his resignation from parliament in a speech tabled last night that named the NBN has his ‘greatest contribution’.

    Written by George Nott16 Sept. 16 10:56
  • AFP to raid Parliament House over NBN leaks: Conroy

    ​The Australian Federal Police will conduct a raid of offices at Parliament House today as part of an investigation into leaked NBN Co documents, senior Labor shadow minister Stephen Conroy has revealed.

    Written by George Nott24 Aug. 16 09:40
  • Conroy demands on air apology from Fifield for AFP raids

    Senator Stephen Conroy demanded an on air apology from Senator Mitch Fifield last night for the AFP's raids on his office. The AFP searched Conroy's office in May in search of the source of a number of internal NBN documents that have been released by Labor.

    Written by George Nott06 July 16 09:42
  • Dreyfus: Confidence in AFP undermined by NBN leak raids

    Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus said confidence in the independence of the police had been undermined following a raid last night on the Melbourne office of Labor Senator Stephen Conroy.

    Written by George Nott20 May 16 11:21
  • ​NBN installing new copper between pillar and node

    NBN, the company rolling out the national broadband network, is installing brand new copper "between the node and the pillar" for its fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) network.

    Written by Byron Connolly21 Oct. 15 09:40
  • 'Guarantees have lost currency': NBN Co

    NBN Co is not in a position to guarantee minimum broadband speeds that Australians will experience on the National Broadband Network, NBN Co Chairman Ziggy Switkowksi has told a parliamentary hearing today.

    Written by Adam Bender17 Dec. 13 12:21
  • Construction woes slowed the NBN: Conroy

    Labor’s construction model for the NBN “could be legitimately criticised”, according to former Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.

    Written by Adam Bender11 Oct. 13 15:23
  • Industry welcomes Turnbull as Comms Minister

    Malcolm Turnbull has been appointed Australia’s newest Communications Minister, and the telco and IT industry is optimistic about the impact he might have on the sector.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald17 Sept. 13 09:28
  • Albanese to bring a different style to NBN stoush

    Anthony Albanese is likely to bring a less bullish approach to the NBN portfolio than his predecessor, Senator Stephen Conroy, in the lead-up to the federal election, according to political commentator Nick Economou.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald02 July 13 09:02
  • Conroy leaves his mark on the telco landscape

    Stephen Conroy has been called a dalek, arrogant and a bully, but his achievements during his time as communications minister have also been lauded by some in the telco industry.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald27 June 13 16:18
  • Stephen Conroy quits following Gillard leadership loss

    Stephen Conroy, the minister for broadband, communications and the arts, has confirmed his resignation following the departure of Julia Gillard as the Australian prime minister and Labor leader today ( 26 June).

    Written by Computerworld Staff26 June 13 22:32
  • Conroy urges big data in government, better ICT education

    The federal government should use big data “to improve its delivery of services to the public, the community and businesses,” communications minister Senator Stephen Conroy said this morning at the Navigating Big Data summit in Canberra.

    Written by Adam Bender13 March 13 09:36
  • NBN Co's CEO calls for a study into broadband technologies

    NBN Co’s CEO Mike Quigley has called for a study from the Communications Alliance to decide what is the best technology to use to roll out high-speed broadband across Australia.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald23 Feb. 13 10:00