Complaints about broadband have become the most common issue raised with the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, yet the buck-passing between retailers and NBN Co mean that Australian households are constantly given the run-around in trying to resolve these problems.
Today’s hearing of the Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network with the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has demonstrated that the Turnbull Government process for dealing with communications issues is simply not working.
At a time when the public is understandably cynical and angry about the lack of integrity and transparency in government processes, it would be a welcome shift to see a Minister take an active interest in a matter as starkly harmful and as full of eye-watering maladministration as this.
Federal Labor Member for Fremantle, Josh Wilson MP, today slammed the irresponsible Western Australian state government for starting works on the Roe 8 Highway despite a challenge pending in the High Court of Australia.
"The decision to start work now is totally unnecessary and totally ridiculous.