Turnbull And Morrison Reiterate That No Census Data Has Been Accessed Or Lost

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Treasurer Scott Morrison have emphasised that no data was accessed or lost during last night’s crisis for the 2016 Census.

Turnbull

Speaking at a press conference in Sydney, Turnbull said the census site will be back online as soon as the Australian Signals Directorate is satisfied. [Read more…]


Paul Fletcher (Lib-Bradfield) – Maiden Speech

This is Paul Fletcher’s maiden speech to the House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Bradfield.

Flectcher won Bradfield in a by-election on December 5, 2009. He replaced Brendan Nelson, the former Liberal leader who had represented the seat since 1996.

Bradfield is an inner metropolitcan electorate in North Sydney. It includes Killara, Pymble, Roseville, St Ives, Wahroonga and extends to parts of Hornsby and Normanhurst.

Fletcher, 45, has worked as a solicitor and in a variety of corporate positions. He was Director of Corporate and Regulator Affairs with Optus between 2000-07. He was an adviser and Chief of Staff to Howard government minister Senator Richard Alston between 1996-2000. [Read more…]