The Labor Government has put Australia’s natural gas market under extreme pressure, with heavy-handed interventions and policies that are harming investment, and suffocating supply.
The Federal offshore oil and gas regulator is listing aimlessly in the murky waters of poor regulatory clarity, taxpayer-funded environmental lawfare, and a Government that seems intent on persecuting the oil and gas industry to appease Sydney and Melbourne elites.
Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald, said today’s Federal Court decision to overturn the regulator’s approval for a significant offshore natural gas project in Western Australia, was another example of Labor’s funding for green activists undermining Australia’s future prosperity.
So I thank for the work you do; the work you have done and the work you will do – the contributions to building our modern society, in the workplace and economically, through safer workplaces, and well paid opportunities for a diverse workforce; taxes and royalties paid, contributions to regional communities as well as investments environmentally, and partnerships with traditional owners all of which often goes unseen and underappreciated by wider society.
Australian households are being smashed by skyrocketing energy prices which are higher due to Labor’s ham-fisted energy market interventions, the Cost of Living Committee has heard.
Shadow Minister for Resources and Shadow Minister for Northern Australia, Senator Susan McDonald has urged Northern business leaders to continue being proactive and not leave development and policy ideas up to governments.
Today’s report by the Energy Market Operator, AEMO, confirms our worst fears that Labor is driving Australia headlong towards a gas and energy crisis.
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 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.