Solving an energy market Rubik's cube

Different states doing different things, regulator reform rumbles, state and national politics in play – it looks like there's a long road ahead in 2013 to energy market efficiency.

I don’t suppose journalists can be blamed for feeling overwhelmed by the torrent of papers being thrown at them in the energy market reform debate – there have been more than 2000 pages of reviews and statements this year. But it is still a bit startling that the media en masse has missed an important decision about the power regulator.

Federal, state and territory energy ministers spent last Friday meeting in Hobart and then issued a 13-page communique, which has been ignored by every media outlet in the nation.



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