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

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?

UK Parliament rejects ‘no deal’ Brexit by slim margin

UK Parliament rejects ‘no deal’ Brexit by slim margin

Good morning, early birds. UK parliament has narrowly voted to bar a "no deal" Brexit outcome "under any circumstances", and Home Affairs is set to conduct an audit of internal processes following the Paladin controversy. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The energy cartels holding Australian gas prices ransom

The energy cartels holding Australian gas prices ransom

A policy for domestic gas reservation is long overdue in Australia. But do we lack the political will?

We have enough cheap, easy-to-extract gas to last 100 years. There’s just one problem.

We have enough cheap, easy-to-extract gas to last 100 years. There’s just one problem.

Australia has plenty of cheap gas. The problem is private companies are selling it all overseas, writes principal adviser at The Australia Institute Mark Ogge.

Another day, another Turnbull gas press conference

Another day, another Turnbull gas press conference

Having recycled his Snowy Hydro announcement, the Prime Minister is now recycling announcements about securing gas supply. At least he's getting stuck into Labor though.

Crikey Worm: gas debate heats up

Crikey Worm: gas debate heats up

The PM talks tough to gas companies, and why the US President is targeting footballers.

Fear and loathing on the fracking trail in Katherine

Fear and loathing on the fracking trail in Katherine

Is the Northern Territory Labor government wavering in its commitment to ban fracking? Rod Campbell, research director at The Australia Institute, travels up north to find out.

The surprisingly quick death of neoliberalism in Australia is underway

The surprisingly quick death of neoliberalism in Australia is underway

The Turnbull government is chucking neoliberal dogma overboard as fast as it can to try to keep up with a deeply sceptical electorate.

Crikey Worm: Gas fallout, infrastructure push, Homeland Security coming

Crikey Worm: Gas fallout, infrastructure push, Homeland Security coming

Gas companies raise concerns about PM's price claims, Rail and airport funding planned with "good debt" and Department of State coming, write Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.

The secret of the gas crisis is that it is bullshit

The secret of the gas crisis is that it is bullshit

The only real gas crisis is that suppliers are artificially keeping supply low to drive up prices, writes freelance journalist Claire Connelly.