Shadow Minister for Northern Australia, Senator Susan McDonald, has urged the Federal and State Governments to drastically scale up disaster relief arrangements in Burketown and other parts of Queensland’s Gulf Country experiencing devastating floods.
The Opposition Shadow Minister for Industry, Sussan Ley and the Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald, have slammed the secret Labor-Greens alliance that will hurt Australian jobs and families.
Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator Susan McDonald has called on Labor to abandon plans to slug heavy vehicle users with a 10 per cent increase in the Road User Charge, saying the extra costs will be passed on to consumers and worsen cost-of-living pressures on families.
Shadow Minister for Northern Australia, Senator Susan McDonald, has called on Assistant Treasurer Stephen Jones to reject an ACCC report into Northern insurance relating to the $10 billion Reinsurance Pool because it only consulted insurers and not customers.
Shadow Resources Minister, Senator Susan McDonald says she holds deep concerns over the Labor
Government’s lawmaking procedures based on “ideology and not information” which has resulted in
a string of bad outcomes for Australian businesses and communities.
RESOURCES RICHES AT RISK UNDER HOSTILE LABOR POLICY – JOINT MEDIA RELEASE – SENATOR SUSAN McDONALD & THE HON. ANGUS TAYLOR
More than $15 billion in future east coast gas projects are under a cloud of uncertainty due to Labor’s hostile attitude towards Australia’s energy resources sector.
POWER PRICES AND BLACKOUTS WILL INCREASE UNDER LABOR’S DISGRACEFUL ENERGY DEAL – JOINT MEDIA RELEASE – TAYLOR, O’BRIEN, MCDONALD
Family budgets will be clobbered with soaring energy bills this Christmas despite Labor claiming its energy legislation will provide relief.
After months of inaction and delay, the Albanese Labor Government has failed to deliver any meaningful relief for millions of Australian households and businesses facing skyrocketing energy bills.
Shadow Resources Minister, Senator Susan McDonald, has foreshadowed a collapse in industry confidence resulting in job losses and long-term investment downturns if the Federal Labor Government implements price caps on gas.
Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek’s decision to reassess approvals for 18 major coal and gas projects marks the introduction of a ‘climate trigger’ by stealth – and a dangerous moment for Australia.
Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator Susan McDonald, criticised Labor’s treatment of the resources sector in its Federal Budget, slamming anti-development policies that would severely erode investor confidence and do nothing to help ease costs of living.
Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald has slammed Labor’s announcement of $100 million in budget cuts to the $200 million Critical Minerals Accelerator Program introduced by the Coalition earlier this year, all while pretending the funding is new.
Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald, has blasted claims made today by Resources Minister, Madeleine King, that the mining industry needs to do more to improve its image, saying Labor had done the most to sully mining’s reputation and should take responsibility.
Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald, has today welcomed the investment agreement between Queensland Pacific Metals and General Motors to supply the US car manufacturer with nickel and cobalt sulfate, an increasingly critical metal in future electric vehicles and other modern technologies.
Shadow Minister for Resources and for Northern Australia, Senator Susan McDonald, has heralded a bright new era for dairy farmers and hailed the previous Coalition Government’s Dairy Code of Conduct after the latest prosecution of a processor by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald, today welcomed the release of the September Resources and Energy Quarterly report. The REQ, released by the Office of the Chief Economist, highlights Australia’s strong reputation as a resource’s exporter in the global market.
Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald, has called on State and Federal Governments to coordinate a fresh approach to gas approvals and give industry more confidence to expand operations and support the Australian economy.
Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald, has questioned the Federal Government’s commitment to a long-term solution to gas supply problems after Australian LNG exporters reached a new heads of agreement, continuing from the Coalition’s negotiations in 2021.
Shadow Minister for Northern Australia, Senator Susan McDonald, is urging the Queensland Government to fast-track CopperString 2.0 to supercharge the North West Minerals Province as part of its 70 per cent renewable energy target, saying the timelines proposed by the government risked the state losing a competitive edge.
When it comes to the increasing quantity of renewable technologies being deployed such as solar panels, wind turbines and batteries, many critical minerals will play a fundamental role in enabling that production.