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It’s a gas, man — how government failure is killing manufacturing

It’s a gas, man — how government failure is killing manufacturing

Manufacturers are closing their doors as higher gas prices again bite, but it seems there's no one home on energy policy in the Morrison government.

Digital dystopia

Digital dystopia

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: anarcho-capitalists bring a copy of Ayn Rand to a gunfight, the European fight over energy and the future of music — compulsory Marshmello.

Five things the Business Council can do if it really ‘supports action on climate’

Five things the Business Council can do if it really ‘supports action on climate’

The BCA says it wants "a workable plan for Australia”, but it's just shuffling deck chairs on the Titanic.

NSW energy minister slams federal party

NSW energy minister slams federal party

Good morning, early birds. The NSW energy minister has called the Coalition's approach to energy and climate policy "out of touch", and ICAC raids Labor offices over party donations and fundraising. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Highs and lows: Australia’s year in energy policy left a lot to be desired

Highs and lows: Australia’s year in energy policy left a lot to be desired

The NEG died and Adani didn't. Crikey reviews 2018 in energy policy.

Labor’s energy plan is a big step, but not necessarily in the right direction

Labor’s energy plan is a big step, but not necessarily in the right direction

Crikey readers discuss the Labor Party's new energy scheme, and the fallout of the banking royal commission.

Industry split on Labor energy plan

Industry split on Labor energy plan

Good morning, early birds. Industry bodies are divided on Labor's recently announced power plan, polling puts Dan Andrews in place to retain the Victorian premiership, and podcast Teacher's Pet takes the Gold Walkley. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Shorten announces energy package

Shorten announces energy package

Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten has set out Labor's energy ambitions, Amnesty reports deteriorating conditions on Manus, and Bali Nine member Renae Lawrence is freed from prison. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Can ‘conservative GetUp’ convince conservatives to act in the interests of others?

Can ‘conservative GetUp’ convince conservatives to act in the interests of others?

Crikey readers respond to the upcoming struggles of "conservative GetUp" alternative Advance Australia, and to the Coalition's proposed divestment scheme.

Energy companies challenge ‘unconstitutional’ power plan

Energy companies challenge ‘unconstitutional’ power plan

Good morning, early birds. Energy companies are coming out in force to challenge the government's power divestment plan as potentially unconstitutional, domestic violence workers warn of the end the National Rental Affordability Scheme, and preference deals mean micro-parties are expected to swarm the Victorian state election. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.