HANSARD - QUESTION TO THE PRIME MINISTER ON ENERGY SECURITY - February 14, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

My question is to the Prime Minister. On Friday, a supply shortage in coal-dependent New South Wales meant power was cut to Tomago, Australia's largest aluminium smelter, in my electorate. Yesterday, the CEO of Tomago said: … the way the energy system is working at the moment, it is dysfunctional. What we saw on Friday was a genuine system-security risk. When will the Prime Minister stop blaming renewable energy and admit that he has an energy crisis on his hands, a crisis which is hurting the largest private employer in my electorate.…

BILLS - MURRAY-DARLING BASIN PLAN - February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

I rise to speak on the Agriculture and Water Resources Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 and the Excise Levies Legislation Amendment (Honey) Bill 2016. ... The government must deliver the additional 450 gigalitres of water promised under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.…