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TURNBULL ENERGY POLICY VACUUM RESULTS IN HIGHER PRICES AND LESS SECURITY

January 30, 2017

Since the Turnbull Government dumped an emission intensity scheme (EIS) for the electricity sector late last year, due to pressure form the Liberal extreme right, we have seen stakeholder after stakeholder come out and criticise the government’s policy failure.

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TURNBULL PUNISHING AUSTRALIANS WITH ENERGY CHAOS

January 27, 2017

The revelation earlier this week that ERM Power has defaulted on its obligations under the renewable energy target (RET) and will pay a $123 million fine is just the latest flashing red warning sign about the Turnbull Government’s energy policy chaos.

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BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE LIBERALS’ COAL CON

January 27, 2017

We’ve recently seen the Turnbull Government climb into the DeLorean and take us back to the future as Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg and Resources Minister Matt Canavan have championed coal as Australia’s energy future.

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TURNBULL NEEDS TO COMMIT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGET

January 23, 2017

In a display of populist politics over good policy, the Turnbull Government has today refused to rule out scrapping Australia’s 2020 Renewable Energy Target.

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ABBOTT’S STILL SNIPING ON RENEWABLES

January 14, 2017

The Australian people haven’t forgotten what happened last time Tony Abbott intervened over climate change and energy policy. The then leader of the Liberal Party - our current Prime Minister - lost his leadership. It’s becoming quite obvious Abbott would like history to repeat itself.

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GAS CRISIS CALLS FOR NATIONAL LEADERSHIP

January 12, 2017

For years, Labor has warned about the gas supply and price crisis.

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