Turnbull Trounced: RE Obsessed PM Ditched Over Ludicrous Plan to Double-Up on Subsidised Wind & Solar

  Malcolm Turnbull’s demise resulted from his delusional claims that doubling wind and solar would slash rocketing Australian power prices. Like the Boy Who Cried Wolf, the ex-PM’s problem didn’t result from telling a lie, he was done in by telling the same lie twice. Turnbull and his gormless Energy Minister, Josh Frydenberg may have […]

Liberal Coalition Plan to Kill Wind Power Subsidies: Angus Taylor Lays Out Low-Cost CET

*** Never in the field of political conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few. So few, in fact, we can name him: Angus Taylor, Liberal Member for Hume. In a run of posts this week, STT will detail the fallout from Alan Finkel’s fantasyland review of Australia’s electricity market. In […]

Angus Taylor MP: Retailer Boycott – Wind Farms will NOT be Built where there is ‘Negative Community Reaction’

**** Angus Taylor, the Liberal Federal Member for Hume gave a wind industry scorching interview on Alan Jones’ Breakfast show on 2GB last week. For Australian rural communities fighting the threat of these things, STT thinks that what Angus had to say is the best news that they will have heard, since their battles began. […]

‘Silly’ Sarah Henderson joins ‘Disappointing’ Dan Tehan, as another ‘Green’ in Conservative Clothing

**** In recent weeks, with the wind industry copping it from all sides, the battle lines have been drawn, with politicians choosing sides. Although, not always the side one might expect. Old guard Labor men – like Gary Johns have rumbled the fraud: The Wind Industry’s “Fossil-Fuel-Free” Fantasy Scotched And the PM, Tony Abbott – […]

Greg Hunt Delivers Coalition’s Political Suicide Manifesto: Liberals Lock-In $46 Billion Power Tax as Wind Industry Rescue Package

**** The wind industry in Australia is doomed. Australia’s commercial lending institutions know it (calling in their loans and refusing to lend for any new wind farms). And the wind industry knows it – hence the big players’ frantic efforts to ditch their wind farms, cut and run – although these fire sales are as […]

STT’s Australian of the Year Awards

**** Australians are a weird mob – as that, somewhat historically inaccurate, mash up demonstrates. “Cooky” was, of course, a Yorkshireman; and, strictly speaking, Burke, of Burke and Wills fame, was an Irish born solider and policeman. Ned Kelly, the only gluten intolerant bushranger in history – born in Victoria, to an Irish convict father […]

The Wind Industry’s Worst Nightmare – Angus Taylor – says: time to kill the LRET

**** Member for Hume, Angus “the Enforcer” Taylor has taken the lead on behalf of the Coalition in Tony Abbott’s quest to bring the wind industry to its knees. While there’s been a lot of huff and puff emanating from energy dimwits, Ian “Macca” Macfarlane and his youthful ward, Gregory Hunt about saving the mandatory […]

Angus Taylor: Coalition set to kill the wind industry, while supporting rooftop solar

With the wind industry reeling after the RET review panel delivered its recommendation to slam the door shut on any more wind farms (see our post here), it’s sought to whip up support for the mandatory RET by enlisting the usual band of useful Marxist idiots (like GetUp! and 350.org) to rally a band of […]

Mandatory RET: An Expensive (and Unsustainable) Economic Burden

**** The RET is an expensive burden on the economy Australian Financial Review Alan Moran 19 August 2014 People and firms should be free to choose how they trade off their sources of energy and price preferences. With the carbon tax repealed, the focus has shifted to the renewable requirements. A key component of these, […]

Angus Taylor: Community Backlash Brewing Over ACT Wind Farm Plan

*** Canberra’s costly carbon follies outdo even the Danes The Australian Angus Taylor 1 August 2014 AUSTRALIANS are learning the hard way that moral vanity comes at a high price. After many years of climate policy chaos, we know that most people want some action on climate change but they don’t want to waste money […]