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Reappointment of NBN Co Limited non-executive directors

Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann
Minister for Finance
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate
Senator for Western Australia

Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield
Minister for Communications

Date: Wednesday, 9 November 2016

The Government has reappointed Patrick Flannigan and Justin Milne for additional three-year terms as non-Executive Directors of the Board of NBN Co Limited (nbn).

Mr Milne and Mr Flannigan are well-established industry figures with lengthy careers in Australia’s telecommunications, construction and industrial services sectors. 

Over the past three years Mr Flannigan has enhanced the nbn Board's capabilities, providing oversight and expertise in network construction, operation and maintenance. Mr Flannigan is a former Managing Director of Service Stream Limited. 

Mr Milne has extensive experience and knowledge of the Australian broadband market as a former Group Managing Director for Telstra and Bigpond. Mr Milne is also Chairman of Netcomm Wireless and a Director of Tabcorp.

We congratulate Mr Milne and Mr Flannigan on their reappointments and look forward to their continued contribution to the nbn Board as it guides the company through the peak rollout years of 2017 and 2018.

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Media Contact(s)

For Minister Cormann - Karen Wu - 0428 350 139
For Minister Fifield - Geraldine Mitchell -  0407 280 476