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COALITION ALREADY AT WAR OVER ACCC ENERGY REPORT

July 11, 2018

The ACCC report is the latest in a series of damning reports that show power prices have skyrocketed under Malcolm Turnbull’s Government.

For too long, recommendations for sensible change have been lost in the fog of the civil war being waged in the Coalition Party Room over energy policy.

This morning, Cabinet Minister, Senator Matt Canavan, has tried to use the ACCC recommendations as an endorsement of the Nationals Party policy to throw $5 billion of taxpayer funds at building new coal-fired power stations:



The ACCC has labelled Malcolm Turnbull’s energy crisis as “unacceptable and unsustainable,” but - as long as the civil war in the Coalition Party Room over energy policy continues - policy paralysis will continue, resulting in continued higher power prices for households and businesses.

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