Conroy drops F-bomb on TV

Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy. Allan Reinikka

THE minister in charge of Australia's broadcasting standards has dropped the F-word live on national television during children's viewing hours.

Communications Minister Stephen Conroy was answering an AAP question about the risk for investment in Australia at the National Press Club in Canberra that was being shown live on the ABC today.

"In terms of sovereign risk, I love the debate about sovereign risk," he said.

"I have seen a new definition of sovereign risk, it is asymmetrical.

"If a tax goes up, God, that is sovereign risk. But if a tax goes down, f---ing fantastic."

Read more on the Brisbane Times.

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