False relief in a power price pinch

Politicians may be relaxing at the thought of a cooling in the rise of electricity bills but an upswing in gas prices and patchwork regulation will see the issue flare again.


The pollies dealing with energy issues can do without mid-year. This is when chickens come home to roost in terms of new, higher prices and when governments scramble for refurbished excuses and reworded promises.

At least this year, most of the politicians can look at their own situation against Queensland’s “shock, horror” saga and say “Well, that’s behind us now".

{{content.question}}

SMS Code Sent…

Hi {{ user.FirstName }}

Looks like you've already taken a free trial

Please enter your payment details

We have sent you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

please enter this code below to activate your membership

If you didn't receive SMS code please

Looks you are already a member. Please enter your password to proceed

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device


Verify your mobile number

Please sign up for full access

Updating information

Please wait ...

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Related Articles