In attacking solar panel rebate schemes, The Australian shows a lack of understanding of how the energy industry even works — or a complete contempt for the facts.
Crikey readers take on Australia's cost-of-living problems.
Good morning, early birds. The ACCC has proposed a significant shake-up of Australia's power market. Plus, all 12 Thai soccer players and coach make it out of the cave. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Is Fred Nile's chief of staff tweeting alt-right propaganda? ... Brandis goes silent ... kids these days ...
Offal in the two-minute noodles? ... Chinese homophobic junk mail doing the rounds ... how to emoji, by Fairfax ...
The Prime Minister was keen to get away from discussing marriage equality this week and portray Bill Shorten as a crook. Shorten had other ideas.
Electricity prices are a hot topic at present. Amidst the welter of claim and counter-claim as to what is the cause of higher electricity prices, there has been remarkably little use of the available evidence, writes former head of Prime Minister and Cabinet Michael Keating.
Coming soon, from the people who gave you massive power price rises -- still more increases. Energy policy is being hijacked by climate denialists who feign concern about households but are engaged in a culture war.
Attempts to resolve the energy-climate issue are occurring against the backdrop of growing voter fury about power prices and the wider economy. Business as usual is not an option.