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The strategic review into Australia's National Broadband Network commissioned by the nation's new government is starting to look like a Telstra alumni party, with the carrier's former CEO Ziggy Switkowski (now NBN Co chairman) being advised by yet-another former executive of the incumbent. The Australian Financial Review reports …

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How surprising

Not.

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Re: How surprising

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Holmes

The first rule of Govt reviews- don't have one without knowing what they'll recommend

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There must be a good Sir Humphrey Appleby quote to that effect.

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Urh

I thought he was quoting Sir Humphrey. Although I did come across one from Jim Hacker which is relevant to Turnbull's claims that his plain is faster and cheaper:

"The three articles of Civil Service faith: it takes longer to do things quickly, it's more expensive to do them cheaply and it's more democratic to do them in secret."

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FAIL

How to ruin a great idea

Prediction: It will all turn to shit.

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Re: How to ruin a great idea

We are at that stage already, it's when they find the dunny's broke and they can't flush the resultant mess away until they are replaced by a political party they can blame it all on that the shit really hits the fan.

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Idiological vandals

and death by committee.

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Re: Idiological vandals

maybe not. Just the usual conservative management style of thinking in Oz which usually looks for the last model of monopoly to copy. That consumer demands and needs might have changed simply does not register. Just like WW1 generals unable to grasp that machine guns made napoleonic war tactics useless.

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