Transcript: Jenny McAllister on Senate Inquiry, Energy Policy and SA Blackout

LEON BYNER: Yesterday in Adelaide a Senate Inquiry was held to probe why South Australia was brought to its knees last September with a shutdown of power…Jenny McAllister…you were there yesterday, what did we get out of it?  

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Media Release: Industry Experts Ask "Where is Frydenberg?"

Australia’s National Electricity Market is suffering because of a lack of federal leadership, a Senate committee was told yesterday in Adelaide. Industry representatives and energy system experts testified before the Senate Select Committee into the Resilience of Electricity Infrastructure in a Warming World that the current policy settings keep Australia stuck in the past. 

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Media Release: What went wrong in SA? Senators to ask the energy questions the government won't

Key industry players will give evidence about the recent turmoil in South Australian energy at an Adelaide hearing on Monday for the Select Inquiry into Energy Resilience in a Warming World.

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 8

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While New South Wales has been experiencing severe heatwaves and bushfires, the Treasurer has been laughing while passing coal along the Government frontbench.

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 7

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This week in the Senate I asked the government about their needless harassment of innocent Australians through their faulty Centrelink debt collection system. 

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Butler, McAllister and Urquhart Media Release: Government's Lies on Renewables Exposed Again

Minister Frydenberg has been left exposed and the government's assault on renewables in tatters after testimony by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) before the Senate Select Committee on the Resilience of Electricity Infrastructure in a Warming World.

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Jenny celebrates Christmas 2016

Jenny recently celebrated Christmas with Labor party members and supporters in Banks, Gilmore, Cowper, Bennelong, Berowra, Bradfield and North Sydney. 

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Media Release: Greens On Both Sides Of The Murray Darling Basin

This week marks the four year anniversary of the Greens voting for a motion to disallow the Murray Darling Basin Plan, in a political marriage of convenience with Bob Katter. In 2012 Senator Hanson-Young described the Plan as a ‘dud’ but voted in support of it this week. 

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Speech in Parliament on the Trans Pacific Partnership

More than a week ago Labor made the public observation that the Trans-Pacific Partnership is dead. We did so on the back of the very public statements by President-elect Trump that he remains opposed to the trade deal. 

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Speech in Parliament on East Timor

I rise to speak about the relationship between Australia and our close neighbour and friend, Timor-Leste.

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