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Australia finally gets the national energy system it deserves
25 June 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
This week a delegation of leading representatives from Australia’s business, industry, mining, manufacturing and farming sectors will be in Canberra to make the case for the national energy guarantee. They are part of a broad ...
Menzies left behind an ideal recipe for Australia's leaders
18 June 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
In 1942, then High Court Justice Sir Owen Dixon was appointed Australia’s minister to the US. The times were grave and complex. They required, as Bob Menzies would later remark in The Forgotten People, a ...
Howard was a winner in the wars with words
13 June 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
The positive contribution of Western civilisation has been a constant theme in John Howard’s speeches during the course of his public life. “Despite what any self-appointed cultural dietitians tell you, Australia is part of Western ...
Protecting our threatened species is a national priority
27 May 2018 , The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Australia has one of the richest and most complex ecosystems in the world. With over 150,000 different species, we are considered one of only 17 megadiverse nations on the planet. Remarkably, 40 per cent of ...
Letter to the editor: Ridd sacking concern
25 May 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
The controversy around Peter Ridd raises important issues. Academic freedom and the right to challenge what may be perceived as accepted wisdoms are essential in any free society and for that reason I’m concerned about ...
Letter to the editor: Energy Minister responds
16 May 2018 , The Australian Financial Review , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Danny Price's article ("Sims' electricity ideas will force prices up not down" May 16) is as bizarre as it is wrong. His claim that the National Energy Guarantee provides 'little prospect of a decline in ...
Time to take stock of Australia’s fuel security
7 May 2018 , The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
As the world’s eighth largest energy producer, Australia’s fuel supplies have proved to be remarkably reliable and resilient over the last four decades. The last significant disruption was in the 1970s with the OPEC oil ...
Record $500 million boost to secure Reef’s future
29 April 2018 , The Courier Mail , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
It is no secret that the Great Barrier Reef is under pressure. Cyclone Debbie, successive bleaching events and the insidious impact of the crown-of-thorns starfish have all taken its toll.But the Reef is remarkably resilient ...
Energy opportunity that can't be missed
20 April 2018 , The Australian Financial Review , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
At today's meeting of Australian energy ministers in Melbourne, a critical decision will be taken: whether to proceed to the final design stage of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).It follows extensive public consultation by the ...
Energy policy: if governments co-operate, we can lower carbon and cut energy prices
12 April 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Australia is paying a high price for our polarised political debate on energy and climate policy.If we don’t settle on a workable, market-based solution soon the result will be policy paralysis, expensive short-term government interventions ...
Liddell is a loss, but energy guarantee would light the way forward
23 March 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Australia’s energy system cannot be left to the whims of the weather. When the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine, power still must be generated for households and businesses. This is why the ...
Coalition's management plans will ensure marine park survival
22 March 2018 , The Courier Mail , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Australia has the second largest marine protected area in the world, just behind the United States. Some 3.3 million square kilometres in size, it is a wondrous marine habitat that is at the heart of ...
Better deal for all as our energy market is on the rebound
7 March 2018 , The Australian Financial Review , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Australia's energy market is on the rebound. Power prices are still too high. This hurts households and businesses alike. There is good news, however, that a record wave of 6000 megawatts of new generation is ...
Shorten must rule out nationalising the electricity grid
5 February 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Last Friday, standing alongside Bill Shorten, the ACTU president and now Labor candidate for Batman, Ged Kearney, said that nationalising the electricity grid was “worthy of consideration”. Put to Shorten that this would destroy Australia’s ...
Letter to the editor: Experimental flop
30 January 2018 , The Adelaide Advertiser , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Caleb Bond is right when he says the Weatherill Government’s energy policy has been “the creator of our destruction” (The Advertiser, yesterday). Labor’s “big experiment” has gone horribly wrong with South Australians subjected to the ...
Letter to the editor: Coalition's climate record
20 January 2018 , The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Your editorial, "Dismal record on climate change" (January 19), was a misleading account of Australia's emission reduction performance and one which ignored some inconvenient truths.Australia's emissions today are the lowest on a per capita and ...
Letter to the editor: Energy guarantee a goer
17 January 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
As any tennis player knows, not every serve is an ace. Judith Sloan’s piece yesterday (“Nice try, Josh, but Snowy’s a disaster and NEG is vague”, 16/1) certainly was not.Only four months ago, Sloan’s column ...
Stand by, Australia, for the electric car revolution is nigh
13 January 2018 , The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
We live in the decade of disruption. Technology is transforming our lives at a rapid rate with no sector immune from its impact.In communications it's the iPhone, in data management it's the cloud and in ...
Why we can't do without the power of Snowy 2.0
9 January 2018 , The Australian Financial Review , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Snowy 2.0 will make renewables reliable, reduce volatility in the electricity market and help to bring down rising electricity costs.It builds on the foundation of the Snowy Mountains Scheme, which nearly 70 years ago then ...
Energy market coming to its senses: heat's on Labor
8 January 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
As the mercury soared above 40C in the eastern states on Saturday afternoon, I clicked on to the Australian Energy Market Operator website. The good news is that the grid was stable and wholesale ­prices ...

 

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