Jones decides to back Telstra sale

25 Aug 2005

Barnaby Joyce, a senator from the National Party, has finally decided to back the sale of a stake in Telstra, after being opposed to it for several months, voicing concerns that rural services would worsen under a fully privatised Telstra. As a result, Australian Finance Minister Nick Minchin has said that he expects the telco’s privatisation to go ahead by the end of 2006.

Australia, Telstra (incl. Belong)