Queensland Labor Lunacy: Premier Vows to Follow South Australia Back to the Dark Ages

*** It was Albert Einstein that forecast the Australian approach to energy policy when he defined insanity as: “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Queensland’s capital, Brisbane is barely 1,600 km and 2 hours, 20 minutes flying time from Adelaide, but it appears that the news from South Australia […]

Former Labor Treasurer – Keith De Lacy: ‘Wind Power Simply Don’t Work – Not Here, Not Anywhere’

Electricity Bill Shorten: Existential Threat to Workers & the Poor. **** As Australians contemplate which box to tick in this coming Saturday’s Federal election, STT thinks it’s time to pause and consider the potential consequences of those actions. Once upon a time, the Australian Labor Party could rightly call itself “the workers’ party”. The ALP […]

Australia’s Miners say: “Tony, it’s Time for the Great Big Toxic REC Tax to GO”

**** As the RET Review Panel get ready to help axe the mandatory Renewable Energy Target, Australia’s miners have united to brand the RET a guaranteed “job killer” and just “plain crazy”. The miners quite rightly identify the Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) issued under that policy as an enormous and unnecessary cost burden to households […]

Keith De Lacy: “New” Labor – Out to Punish the Poor & Get Rich

*** A few posts back we looked at how South Australia went from economic zero to economic hero during the 1950s and 1960s – with the help of a pragmatic Adelaide Hills farmer, Sir Tom Playford. Tom created a manufacturing and industrial investment paradise – principally by making cheap and reliable power available through the […]