Topic archives: Josh Frydenberg

Crikey Worm: interstate abortion trips quadruple for Tassie women

April 27, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Tasmanian women are traveling to Melbourne for abortions in record numbers. Plus, Josh Frydenbergheads to COAG to talk about Australia's recycling crisis. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

So that’s where all your energy money has been going!

February 9, 2018 8

AGL told the ASX yesterday that its profit had nearly doubled to $622 million from $325 million a year earlier.

No togetherness in Frydenberg’s electric car dreams

January 23, 2018 24

Having a culture war over electric vehicles can be very dangerous. It's funny what you might end up supporting.

Crikey Worm: Frydenberg v Kelly on electric cars

January 23, 2018 1

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition falls to in-fighting over electric cars, and the US government shutdown is resolved. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: government slashes environment spending

December 13, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Government funding for environmental projects will soon fall to just 60% of the amount spent in 2013-14. Plus, former prime minister Julia Gillard has a warning for the government. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Tips and rumours

November 8, 2017

Mark Textor has a plum new gig in the world of sport ... Tim Wilson does the right thing ... Ex-One Nation staffer throws her hat in the ring

Crikey Worm: Frydenberg the Hungarian?

November 3, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg is the latest MP to be caught up in the dual citizenship crisis, and a 4500-year-old landmark reveals some startling mysteries of its own. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

How to extricate yourself from an energy policy jam

October 18, 2017 51

There are a few tricks to Malcolm Turnbull's new energy policy. Here's how he did it.

Government abandons Clean Energy Target, clearing the decks for war

October 9, 2017 17

The government is laying the groundwork for rejecting a Clean Energy Target, enabling it to continue to attack Labor over energy.

Gas crisis: warning! warning! warning! Um, what comes next?

September 26, 2017 15

Gas companies should be careful - the Prime Minister really will use a gas reservation. He will, you know! Don't try him! And what does the competition regulator think of all this?

Australia’s hidden environmental crisis

September 4, 2017 3

The east coast of the continent is considered one of the worst deforestation areas in the world today. Freelance journalist Nick Rodway reports.

Rundle: could Israel’s ‘right of return’ ensnare Danby, Dreyfus and Frydenberg in the section 44 thicket?

September 4, 2017 19

The constitution specifically proscribes anyone who is "entitled to the rights or privileges of a subject or citizen" from standing for parliament. What does that mean for those who could apply for Israeli citizenship under Israel's right of return?

Just how bullshit is the fantasy of ‘clean coal’?

Just how bullshit is the fantasy of ‘clean coal’?

June 16, 2017 15

No viable technology exists that allows coal to be burnt without adding significant carbon pollution to the atmosphere. Freelance energy writer Simon Holmes a Court reports.

Low emissions target: a win for both Turnbull and denialists, a loss for everyone

June 6, 2017 11

A low emissions target pays lip service to the climate denialist fixation with coal, while paving the way for a transition to renewable energy. Hence its appeal.

Tips and rumours

May 31, 2017 4

How much are we spending on infrastructure? ... where's Albo? ... an evening of cultural cringe ...

Weatherill crashes Frydenberg presser

March 16, 2017

Insults did fly.

How the mining industry parasites helped destroy good energy policy

March 15, 2017 44

We're abandoning good policymaking in Australia and parasites like the mining industry are to blame.

Plenty of blame to go round for gas ‘crisis’

March 9, 2017 28

The "crisis" in gas supply has been a long time coming and the Coalition's war on climate policy has made it worse.

When is a birthday party not a birthday party? When the Coalition says so.

February 28, 2017

The official word is that the event was a welcome event for all Coalition MPs and senators after the election.

George Christensen’s private correspondence, revealed

February 24, 2017 3

Satirist Ben Pobjie discovers what letters George Christensen has been writing.