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What’s In A Political Promise?

Monday 16th December / presented by Rewi Lyall

From the Gonski reforms to Mining and Carbon Tax, to the National Broadband Network –hot topics with promises attached – and to an extent, all have been broken.

 

The most recent broken promise is the National Broadband Network – it promised increase download speeds by the end of 2016.

 

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says “Disappointingly this will no longer be possible.”

 

So, what is in the core of a political promise?

 

And does it really matter if they’re broken?

 

Murdoch University Political Theory Senior Lecturer Dr Ian Cook came into RTR FM to throw light on these political promises.

 

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