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Abbott Gov’t Attitude Towards Renewables Puts Meridian Off More Windfarms
Energy
Thursday August 20 2015

Abbott Gov’t Attitude Towards Renewables Puts Meridian Off More Windfarms

The Australian government's negative attitude to renewable energy means New Zealand windpower expert Meridian Energy sees no opportunities to build new generation there in the near...

Australia’s Carbon Emission Target to Cost $4 Billion a Year
Environment
Thursday August 13 2015

Australia’s Carbon Emission Target to Cost $4 Billion a Year

Australia's new carbon emission target of 26 per cent by 2030 will cost the economy up to $4 billion a year.

North-South SA Corridor a Major Infrastructure Project
Civil
Thursday August 6 2015

North-South SA Corridor a Major Infrastructure Project

Adelaide's north-south road corridor is South Australia's most vital infrastructure project for creating jobs, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.

Australia’s Green Bank Urges Better Renewable Target
Energy
Saturday July 18 2015

Australia’s Green Bank Urges Better Renewable Target

The nation's green bank is calling on the federal government to extend the renewable energy target to push down power bills.

PM Concedes East West Link is Dead
Civil
Friday March 20 2015

PM Concedes East West Link is Dead

The East West Link is finally dead, but the Victorian government is looking for replacements for the project.

PM Inching Closer to RET Deal
Environment
Saturday March 14 2015

PM Inching Closer to RET Deal

Prime Minister Tony Abbott believes his government is "inching closer" to a deal on the renewable energy target.

Wind Power to Change the Australian Landscape
Urban Planning
Friday October 17 2014

Wind Power to Change the Australian Landscape

Australia’s physical landscape is changing along with the way the nation produces energy. Wind farms have been steadily increasing in number across the country as Australia...

Govt Confident of Axing Carbon Tax
Mining
Tuesday July 8 2014

Govt Confident of Axing Carbon Tax

The Abbott government should be confident of axing the carbon tax this week after overcoming an early blow dealt by the new Senate cross bench.

Carbon Tax to Face Vote Within a Fortnight
Mining
Friday June 27 2014

Carbon Tax to Face Vote Within a Fortnight

It took just one meeting with Clive Palmer for Tony Abbott to be fairly confident the carbon tax was as good as dead.