Labor is calling on regional Australians to have their say on the NBN rollout as part of Parliament’s new NBN inquiry.
Parliament’s NBN Oversight Committee is holding an inquiry into the rollout of the NBN across rural and regional Australia and is accepting submissions from residents, business and consumer advocacy groups.
The revelations on 60 Minutes last night are the latest in a long saga that shows the live export industry is fundamentally rotten. It is a bitter irony that the ship involved is actually in Fremantle at the moment, and that Emmanuel Exporters has not faced a single penalty for a sequence of failures that caused thousands of sheep to be cooked alive and die in their own ordure.
It shouldn’t be easy to forget that Australia is an island, yet modern communication and transport makes it so. The jetliner, the internet and 21st century freight logistics create the impression that we are not separated from the rest of the world by vast oceans.
Mr Turnbull and the Liberals have been spreading false rumours about me and my eligibility to represent the people of Fremantle.
At all times I have been eligible and qualified to represent the Fremantle electorate. I was one of the first members of parliament to release documentation showing the successful renunciation of my British citizenship. I have not served one day as anything other than an Australian citizen.