Telstra sale drives Fischer to desperation

Richardson, Graham
July 1998
Bulletin with Newsweek;07/28/98, Vol. 117 Issue 6133, p40
Discusses the proposed complete privatization of Telstra in Australia. Failures of the prime minister on the issue; Most Australians opposing the privatization; Views of deputy prime minister Tim Fischer and communications minister Richard Alston; Impact of tariff decisions on sugar and pork; Problems in the National Party; Effects of the 1998 Queensland elections; Controversy about nursing homes.


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