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PM defends response to ICC arrest warrant request – as it happened
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Mostafa Rachwani and Emily Wind (earlier)

23, May, 2024 @8:26 AM

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Corporate welfare may keep the lights on. But backing Eraring power station will have other costs for the NSW government | Peter Hannam
Propping up Australia’s largest coal-fired power station could deter investments in renewable energy or batteries. And might other operators now coming begging?

Peter Hannam

23, May, 2024 @5:12 AM

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Extending life of Australia’s biggest coal-fired power station is ‘deeply disappointing’, green groups say
NSW Labor agreement with Origin to keep Eraring plant open for two more years to 2027 leaves environmental groups ‘deeply disappointed’

Peter Hannam

23, May, 2024 @1:50 AM

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La Trobe University students end pro-Palestine camp – as it happened
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Mostafa Rachwani and Emily Wind (earlier)

21, May, 2024 @8:14 AM

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Closing Australia’s biggest coal-fired power station would leave NSW exposed to risk of blackouts – Aemo
States must roll out batteries, solar and wind energy more quickly to ease risk of blackouts, market operator says

Peter Hannam

21, May, 2024 @12:40 AM

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New rules for NSW polluters to require ‘credible’ plan for mitigating climate impact
Exclusive: EPA chief executive says ‘foundational’ rule changes put climate impacts ‘front and centre’ of planning process

Peter Hannam

19, May, 2024 @8:00 PM

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Why are some Australian households about to be charged for generating too much solar power?
NSW energy firms can impose fees on households exporting surplus power – but there are ways to minimise the charge

Peter Hannam

18, May, 2024 @8:00 PM

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Dutton delivers federal budget reply speech – as it happened
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Amy Remeikis and Josh Taylor (earlier)

16, May, 2024 @10:54 AM

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Australia’s unemployment rate rises to 4.1% reducing chance of another RBA interest rate hike
Jobless rate increases from a revised 3.9% in March but it’s a mixed picture with employers adding 38,500 jobs overall

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

16, May, 2024 @1:45 AM

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Senator breaks ranks on Gaza – as it happened
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Josh Taylor and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

15, May, 2024 @7:55 AM

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Is the 2024 budget inflationary? Warwick McKibbin and other economists say ‘yes’
Former RBA board member among experts who say Albanese government’s third budget is likely to at least delay next interest rate cut

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

15, May, 2024 @7:16 AM

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Future Made in Australia: what’s in the $23bn package meant to create a ‘renewable energy superpower’
Jim Chalmers’ budget didn’t answer all the questions about what projects will be funded but there is a lot more clarity now

Peter Hannam

15, May, 2024 @1:58 AM

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