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Election 2016: The NBN

In the first of ESSA’s election policy explainers, Asanga Seneviratne takes a look at the parties’ policies on the NBN.

The state of the state

In the lead up to the November state election, Brody Viney takes a look at how the Victorian economy is tracking.

A voice of reason

Despite the ministerial portfolio of communications not outwardly seeming closely related to economics, in the next few years it is shaping up to possibly be the most economically orientated area outside the treasury portfolio. Key upcoming policy decisions pertaining to broadband infrastructure, as well as likely deregulation of the telecommunications and media industries, are at the forefront.

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