Liberal MPs Demand End to RET: Crippling Power Costs Leaves Thousands of Australian Families Totally Powerless – STOP THESE THINGS

  What happens next in Australian politics will determine the proportion of the next generation that grows up in households knowing the benefits of having electricity, as against those childre…

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That the story below is written about a country once renowned for its abundant mineral and energy resources is not just appalling, because it is the product of deliberate and considered government policy, it is criminal.

Energy bill pain: surge in cut-offs
The Australian
Joe Kelly and Mark Schliebs
8 July 2017

Australia is entering the “realm of third world countries” with residential power disconnections rising by as much as 140 per cent in six years and the average household paying more than double what it did a decade ago to keep the lights on.

Australian Energy Regulator figures reveal almost 60,000 households are on electricity hardship payments and another 151,862 customers are on electricity payment plans.

Source: Liberal MPs Demand End to RET: Crippling Power Costs Leaves Thousands of Australian Families Totally Powerless – STOP THESE THINGS

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