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Energy prices are high because consumers are paying for useless, profit-boosting infrastructure

Energy prices are high because consumers are paying for useless, profit-boosting infrastructure Bruce Mountain, Victoria University The preliminary report on energy prices released last week by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) suggests that the...

Adani gives itself the green light, but that doesn’t change the economics of coal

Adani gives itself the green light, but that doesn't change the economics of coal Is it nearly the end of the road for coal? Samantha Hepburn, Deakin University Indian mining firm Adani yesterday announced that its board...

Mining companies’ links with politicians ‘susceptible to corruption’ – report

Transparency International Australia says particular corruption risk in regard to infrastructure approvals in Qld and WA A new report shines a critical light on the links between mining companies, lobbyists and politicians, pointing to the...

Don’t be fooled by the ‘Gas Crisis’

In the next few weeks there will be an announcement that a large, gas-intensive Australian manufacturer is to lay off about 1000 workers. The ripple effects this will have on society will be devastating...

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