Threatening their power might be the only way to keep ours on

It's eight days since the LNP declared its policy was for a "future beyond coal". The continued confusing messages and big talk and no action from well-intentioned Coalition politicians has prompted me to release this statement. We simply have to get common sense back into the energy debate.

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Dear LNP, please don't abandon coal

It's day seven since the LNP declared it was looking for a "future beyond coal". Meanwhile, tensions over coal within the Coalition in Canberra are rising. The Conservative Party is keeping up the pressure because abandoning coal means higher electricity prices, unreliable electricity and Queensland jobs moving off shore. Here's our latest media release.

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Why is Asia allowed cheap electricity fired by Queensland coal but we are not?

It’s day six of the great coal rift in the Queensland Liberal National Party.

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What a disappointed LNP member says about "future beyond coal"

Here is an email exchange between me and an active LNP member. I've been given permission to re-publish this email in the interests of exposing the deep frustration at grassroots level.

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LNP coal rift drives electricity prices up, reliability down & jobs offshore

After another day of mixed messages from the Coalition on coal, I issued this media release this morning.

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The price of your electricity depends how this rift is resolved

A rift has opened in the Liberal National Party on energy.

How it is resolved will determine whether or not electricity prices in Queensland continue to rise.

The stakes are high.

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LNP "future beyond coal" comments mean higher electricity prices

Queensland’s “future beyond coal” was at least four hundred years away unless a nuclear industry is developed in Australia.

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If you stand for nothing, you will fall for anything

Darren Chester’s address to the National Press Club yesterday confirms the party’s ongoing drift towards radical green left social policy.

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Twitter exchange with Cameron Dick sheds no light on $1 billion CQ windmill farm in the coal fields

When I heard Paul Murray on Sky News worked up about the Queensland Government's announcement today of a $1 billion wind farm for Central Queensland, and that all it would produce was three per cent of the State's electricity needs, I became curious.

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Cake maker’s freedom win a challenge for Turnbull, Greens and Labor

After being prosecuted and ordered to undergo re-education for living out his belief that marriage is husband and wife, Colorado cake artist Jack Phillips had a big win overnight in the US Supreme Court.

The 7-2 decision is a victory for common sense.

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