Renewables projects consultation failure laid bare in independent review

A damning new report highlights the absolute failure of the Australian Energy Market Operator and its shell Transmission Company Victoria to secure social licence for the VNI West project, Member for Mallee Anne Webster says. Australian Energy Infrastructure Commissioner Andrew Dyer has released his independent Community Engagement Review, which shows 92 per cent of respondents…

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Labor heavy on the levies, running Mallee farmers dry

The Albanese Labor Government is threatening Mallee’s productivity through the new biosecurity fresh food tax, Member for Mallee Dr Anne Webster says. The Productivity Commission’s new report Towards Levyathan? Industry levies in Australia found levies introduced in the agriculture sector were now being imposed to simply raise general tax revenue. “The Productivity Commissions report shows…

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