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Entries for March 2016

TRANSCRIPT - Doorstop interview

Parliament House, Canberra. 8.00am 17 March 2016   E & OE   Subjects: Senate, ABCC, safe schools                             &nbs...

TRANSCRIPT - National Press Club Address

Q&As with Chris Uhlmann 16 March 2016 1.00pm     E & OE UHLMANN: Minister, we have questioners waiting from the media to grill you. But I might start if I may. I know you alluded to the fact that your National Party colleagues have some concerns a...

MEDIA RELEASE - Careless Clare’s NBN confusion continues

16 March 2016 Labor’s spokesperson for Communications Jason Clare has again revealed his limited understanding of the nation’s largest infrastructure project, the National Broadband Network. Careless Clare continues to provide confused advice on the nbn, which is no surprise given that u...


with Michael Brissenden 16 March 2016 7.10am E & OE Subjects: Senate, Budget, safe schools BRISSENDEN: I’m joined live in the studio by the Manager of Government Business in the Senate, Senator Mitch Fifield. Mitch Fifield welcome to the program. FIFIELD: Good ...

MEDIA RELEASE - A home at last for Bell Shakespeare

11 March 2016   The Australian Government today announced $1 million for the Bell Shakespeare capital campaign, laying the foundations for a secure future for Australia’s national Shakespeare theatre company. Minister for the Arts Mitch Fifield said the Government is delighted to c...

TRANSCRIPT - Sky News Richo

with Graham Richardson 9 March 2016 8.10pm E & OE Subjects: Media reform, ABC, SBS, NBN RICHO: Well all that being said, in our Canberra studio we have Mitch Fifield from that very, very same government. Our Minister for Communications, welcome Mitch. FIFIELD: ...

MEDIA RELEASE - Shorten stumbles on Labor’s flaky NBN promise

9 March 2015 Bill Shorten stumbled to explain Labor’s flaky NBN promise today in Gosford. When asked what Labor’s “more fibre” promise meant, he replied “My view about the best technology is we get the best technology in the world and we do it right the first time.”   Let’s assess Labor’s “f...


with Barrie Cassidy 6 March 2016 9.20am E & OE Subjects: Party Room, Tony Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull, media reform, ABC, ABCC CASSIDY: Mitch Fifield, good morning, welcome. FIFIELD: Good to be with you, Barrie. CASSIDY: You wouldn’t want too many more weeks ...


The Latest with Laura Jayes 2 March 2016 7.35pm E & OE Subjects: National security, media reform, nbn JAYES: Joining me now is Communications Minister Mitch Fifield, also Cabinet Minister. Mitch Fifield, how serious is this leak in your eyes? FIFIELD: The leaki...

MEDIA RELEASE - Statement regarding Labor’s nbn claims

3 March 2016 Labor’s nbn claims are becoming more desperate by the day as the roll out gathers pace and as Labor attempts to divert attention from having no nbn policy.   Labor’s latest claim, that the nbn has been misrepresenting the cost of fibre to the premises, is simply outrageous.  ...

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