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.Read more
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.Read more
It’s day six of the great coal rift in the Queensland Liberal National Party.Read more
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.Read more
After another day of mixed messages from the Coalition on coal, I issued this media release this morning.Read more
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.Read more
Queensland’s “future beyond coal” was at least four hundred years away unless a nuclear industry is developed in Australia.Read more
Darren Chester’s address to the National Press Club yesterday confirms the party’s ongoing drift towards radical green left social policy.Read more
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.Read more