February 14, 2018 4
The highest inflation facing Australian families comes from industries where governments, at least notionally, control prices.
February 9, 2018 8
AGL told the ASX yesterday that its profit had nearly doubled to $622 million from $325 million a year earlier.
September 13, 2017 26
In attempting to keep Liddell going, Turnbull’s government has gone to war against every single principle of capitalism and the free-market.
September 13, 2017 17
By prolonging uncertainty around investment in energy generation, the government gives itself scope to keep blaming Labor and renewables for blackouts -- at least until voters wake up to it.
September 12, 2017 6
The Turnbull government really wants someone, anyone, to buy the Liddell coal-fired power plant. But lessons from Hazelwood should remind any potential buyer that an ageing, dying power plant is often more trouble than it's worth.
September 12, 2017 26
As politicians panic about the energy crisis they themselves have created, some old ideas are suddenly fashionable again.
September 11, 2017 5
As interventionism becomes fashionable again, governments will do what they've always done -- play favourites and go after enemies. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer report.
September 7, 2017 3
Is Fred Nile's chief of staff tweeting alt-right propaganda? ... Brandis goes silent ... kids these days ...
September 6, 2017 16
Would you buy a used coal-fired power station from this man? Malcolm Turnbull insists we need to keep running old coal-fired plants to keep the lights on.
August 11, 2017
Need to work out the kinks of "Send Bill to Jail" campaign ... power play ... Abbott's jacket offensive ...