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Australian households face steep power bill increases as generation costs soar
Customers in NSW could see power bill increases of up to 18%, South Australia almost 20% and parts of Queensland could see rises of 12%

Peter Hannam

26, May, 2022 @3:28 AM

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Anthony Albanese has some tough economic problems on his plate. Here are seven of them | Greg Jericho
From sluggish wages to red-hot inflation, there are some unusual things happening in Australia’s economy

Greg Jericho

25, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Go after the money’: Goldman environmental prize winner honoured for urging banks to divest from coal
Julien Vincent’s Market Forces organisation started with a spare laptop and a spare bedroom before raising the ire of the former Coalition government

Graham Readfearn

25, May, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Coalition delayed news that electricity prices are set to rise until after federal election
Outgoing energy minister Angus Taylor rejects suggestion delay was political and regulator says it was necessary to include ‘most recent network costs’

Peter Hannam

24, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Australia can swiftly end the climate wars and become a renewable superpower. Here’s how | Nicky Ison
We can replace coal power with renewables and storage, electrify everything, create a renewable export industry and grow clean energy supply chains

Nicky Ison

24, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Liberals should make superannuation voluntary and childcare free, moderate Andrew Bragg says
NSW senator’s proposed reform agenda also includes increasing climate targets and introducing state income tax, as party reels from election loss

Paul Karp

24, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Yachts and mansions: founder of company that left thousands of Aboriginal people out of pocket made more than $20m, tax-free
Ron Pattenden continued to make money from the Aboriginal Community Benefit Fund even after selling it in the wake of damning royal commission findings

Ben Butler, Lorena Allam and Stephen D'Antal

24, May, 2022 @9:17 AM

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Proposed NBN price hikes could double some internet bills within a decade, ACCC warns
Telstra says wholesale prices already among highest in the world and will only get worse under proposal

Josh Taylor

24, May, 2022 @8:49 AM

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Labor’s jobs summit to focus on pay deals and productivity in bid to lift wages
Expert says collective bargaining is a ‘minefield’ for employers and simplifying it should be a focus of the forum

Paul Karp

24, May, 2022 @6:52 AM

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Market response to Australia’s new Labor government will be ‘muted’, economists say
Analysts say election of Albanese government will not ‘shift the dial’ on economic forecasts

Peter Hannam

23, May, 2022 @12:07 AM

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More than $1bn of Coalition’s climate funding could go to fossil fuel projects, analysis finds
‘Clean’ hydrogen and carbon capture and storage head list of funding pledges since net zero promise

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

20, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Commonwealth Bank pauses in-app cryptocurrency trading after market turmoil
Bank says it will pause rollout of app-based trading of assets like bitcoin and Ethereum pending further regulation

Josh Taylor

19, May, 2022 @4:06 AM

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