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Amanda Murphy

Freelance writer

Amanda Murphy has a keen interest in the 21st Century energy challenge. She worked as a petroleum geologist in Queensland and has just completed a PhD in the geotechnical and environmental research group at the University of Cambridge.

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How did the lucky country end up with an energy crisis?

Australia is a continent full of abundant energy resources. Yet it seems we are facing an energy crisis. Exactly how has it all gone wrong?