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4 reasons our gas and electricity prices are suddenly sky-high

Image: Shutterstock Gas users and the incoming government are describing Australia’s sudden east coast energy crisis as “apocalyptic” and “a perfect storm”. There is no doubt...

Poor policy and short-sightedness: how the budget treats climate change and energy in the wake of disasters

Image: Shutterstock This year’s federal budget is characterised by an avalanche of immediate handouts in response to cost-of-living pressures, some sound initiatives and deferral of more...

The government can restrain electricity prices without threatening to break up power companies. Its adviser says so

Victoria’s Loy Yang brown coal power station at night. Breaking up generation companies might do little to bring prices down.  Shutterstock Who wouldn’t want cheaper...