We know all the guff about the switch to digital television can be a bit of a bore…
So much so that Communications Minister Stephen Conroy was caught napping as the Senate debated his legislation.
He appeared to rest his eyes through much of a speech by Liberal backbencher Alan Eggleston before being roused by a second speaker.
“Sorry to disturb your slumber,” Liberal Ian Macdonald said.
Senator Conroy offered no response.
He later said the suggestion that he was asleep in the chamber was simply untrue.
“As much as Senator Macdonald’s contributions would send most people to sleep, I was awake and listening,” Senator Conroy said.
Maybe he was just dreaming of another Freeview party.
Source: The Age