News and interviews on Malcolm Turnbull including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Tuesday, 21 August 2012
A move to FTTN does not require major revisions to the Telstra deal, and arguments about a “two tier internet access regime” fundamentally misunderstand the nature of the internet.
Thursday, 24 May 2012
The NBN looks set for more delays, as its chief executive Mike Quigley fronts Parliament.
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
The Federal Government says tech giants have had an easy tax ride for too long.
Monday, 21 May 2012
Economy-wide spending rose in April but at the slowest pace in seven months, raising questions about Australia's path of recovery.
Wednesday, 03 February 2010
Opposition leader Tony Abbott has unveiled his own plan to reduce Australia’s carbon emissions by 5% by 2020.
Tuesday, 02 February 2010
Federal Opposition leader Tony Abbott has announced plans for a $2.5 billion emissions reduction fund in order to reduce carbon levels by 2020.
Thursday, 28 January 2010
Australia can reduce its own carbon footprint and prepare for global carbon trading without resorting to the anti-business mechanism proposed by Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull.
Tuesday, 22 December 2009
Get the lowdown on the year that was, from economy, politics and industrial relations to growth and the impending skills shortage.
Monday, 21 December 2009
Delegates at the summit reached a “political accord” to limit global warming to just two degrees this century, but without any binding agreement as to how the goal would be implemented.
Kevin Rudd had a lot to lose at Copenhagen. Now, if he does not call a double dissolution election in the next few months there will be no emission trading in Australia next year.
Wednesday, 09 December 2009
Whatever you think of Tony Abbott’s new cabinet, small business is suddenly back on the agenda. And that’s a very good thing.
Tuesday, 08 December 2009
Federal opposition leader Tony Abbott has announced a new front bench, less than one week after former leader Malcolm Turnbull was voted out of his position.
Wednesday, 02 December 2009
Before yesterday, Australia was going to end up with an emissions trading scheme that is basically the same as the United States' model; after yesterday we will end up with the same thing, except with more compensation for the losers because they have been handed more political bargaining power.
Tuesday, 01 December 2009
The real reason why Malcolm Turnbull is in so much trouble is that he agreed to a bad emissions trading deal which pleased nobody, except the Rudd Government who used the legislation to drive their opponents into the dust.
Tony Abbot has been elected leader of the Liberal Party after beating Malcolm Turnbull by one vote in a party-room vote.
Tony Abbott's first press conference as leader of the Federal Opposition was actually pretty impressive.
Monday, 30 November 2009
As opposition treasury spokesman Joe Hockey emerges as the potential new leader of the Liberal Party, Turnbull refuses to step aside.
Friday, 27 November 2009
Investor confidence shaken after rumours the Dubai Government may delay repayment of billions of dollars in debt at two of its key firms in order to restructure investment company Dubai World.
Federal Liberal Party leader Malcolm Turnbull appears certain to face a fresh leadership challenge on Monday, as a number of senior Liberals resign.
The government's carbon trading legislation will strip billions out of Australian company earnings. It is little wonder the full horror of this policy proposal is starting to dawn on some Liberal Party members.