Senator Coonan said the current management had failed to understand the role Telstra played in the community.

"The importance of Telstra, the importance for the social fabric of this country for getting good telecommunications as against the return to shareholders seems to be the kind of approach that's been a bit of an impediment," she said

Perhaps we need to get Telecom and Telstra management together in the same room and sit down to have a chat.

... then again, perhaps we need also to sit some polies down and have a chat about company rules as well.

Can you have your cake and eat it too in the Telco Sector?

Cheers Don