Jason Ashurst

A/G Assistant Secretary – Broadband Implementation / Department of Communications

Jason is responsible for providing advice to the Government about its commitment to roll out the National Broadband Network. He previously led a team responsible for the 2015 Regional Telecommunications Review – an independent review into telecommunications issues for rural, regional and remote Australia. Jason has 14 years of experience in the communications portfolio, including in the areas of spectrum, international telecommunications, digital productivity and broadcasting. Jason has a PhD in nuclear physics.