Tagged: NSW

Don't believe the big power privatisation myth

By Keith Orchison Then there is South Australia, where Ernst & Young says retail costs between 1998 and 2011 rose by $36 per MWh, a period when network charges fell by $23.  “A hundred...

Pocock avoids coal protest conviction

By Staff Reporter Wallabies star David Pocock has escaped conviction for last November’s protest at Whitehaven Coal‘s Maules Creek mine in NSW, with the former captain pleading guilty in Gunnedah Magistrates Court, Fairfax reports. Pocock chained...

Baird Government hypocrisy on power privatisation

By Tristan Edis Back in November Climate Spectator reported that the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) had acted to unwind NSW network businesses prior five-year spike in power charges (Power bills down as regulator unwinds...

NSW flags laws to tackle coal activists

By Sarah-Jane Tasker - The Australian Leard Forest Alliance spokesman Murray Drechsler said the campaign against Maules Creek had gone from strength to strength, saying Mr Baird’s support of the mine came as the...

NSW approves extension of 2 coal mines

By John Conroy The Greens NSW mining spokesperson Jeremy Buckingham said the NSW Government had cleared 1. 34 billion tonnes of coal capacity expansion (total capacity, not yearly) since September, saying the approvals represented...

NSW approves controversial new coalmine

By Staff Reporter The state-owned Chinese company has said the 30-year project will produce 10 million tonnes of coal a year and create the equivalent of 600 full-time jobs but Caroona Coal Action Group said...

Newsagents raise concerns over NSW lottery ticket deal

Newsagents have raised concerns over the future exclusivity of lottery ticket sales after the New South Wales Government extended a deal with the Tatts Group for three years. Read more here: ABC