Free TV Australia has this afternoon issued a statement on Malcolm Turnbull’s elevation to prime minister and said it looked forward to a constructive working relationship with him.
The statement read in full:
Free TV Australia has welcomed the election of Malcolm Turnbull as leader of the Liberal Party and Prime Minister of Australia.
Free TV Chairman Harold Mitchell said, “We extend our congratulations to the Prime Minister and look forward to working with him and his government.”
“Malcolm has a very deep understanding of the industry and the challenges and opportunities it faces.”
“As Minister for Communications he has focused on getting rid of outdated regulations that are weighing down the industry at a time when there has never been more competition and more services for viewers.”
“We’re sure Malcolm will bring a similar approach to his consideration of these issues in his new role as Prime Minister and we wish him well,” Mr. Mitchell said.
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