Kim Wingerei blog posts
“Without idealists, the pragmatists would have nothing to do…”
The Labor government has yet to say how it'll "fix" the NBN, while the other telco giants are variously courting and badgering the ACCC about the use of mobile spectrum. It's the game that never ends in the land of Australian telecommunications, reports Kim Wingerei.
The election count is finished and Fatima Payman, an Afhgan refugee who came to Australia on a refugee boat in 1999, is the final candidate to have her Senate seat confirmed.
The previous Government spent an additional $12 billion on the National Broadband Network (NBN) compared to the original plan, with little to show for it, while much of Australia still struggles with slow Internet connections.
While the AEC is counting a preference flow going to independents and not to the major parties, the nation awaits a final result. It'll take days.
The polls point to the LNP losing their grip on power, but don't count on a Labor landslide. The big winners may well be found outside the traditional domain of party politics. Kim Wingerei with Cathy McGowan on the independents.
CEO of Guide Dogs Victoria and resident of Kooyong, prints flyer and goes on social media in direct contravention of charity regulations.
After the much lauded "strategic coup" helping Telstra strike a deal to buy Pacific telco Digicel in November last year, they now find themselves up against the tax collectors of the PNG Government. What's the scam?
Parliament is in recess and another year has gone without the Morrison government honouring its promise to establish a federal ICAC. It is clearly reluctant to do so at all, while rorts and scandals continue to erode trust in our politicians.
Why was Telstra slotted $1.6b by the Morrison government to buy Digicel, and how is it Telstra shares slumped by one-third during the bull market? It’s corporate welfare on steroids. Another bizarre intervention in what Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg like to...
Why the blazes was Telstra slotted $1.6bn by the government to buy Digicell and annoy the Chinese, and how is it Telstra shares slumped by one-third during the bull market when they cooly took $100bn in public money? Kim Wingerei checks on the charmed existence of...
The intimidating influence of Australia's pro-Israel lobby does not only limit what mainstream media outlets dare publish, it forces self-censorship on editors and journalists alike, writes John Lyons in his latest book - Dateline Jerusalem: Journalism's toughest...
The influence of Colin Rubenstein and his lobby group does not just limit what mainstream media outlets dare publish, it forces self-censorship on editors and journalists alike, writes John Lyons in his latest book. In 2019, Fairfax’s Sydney and Melbourne...