Energy crisis puts the wind up Jay Weatherill

Energy crisis puts the wind up Jay Weatherill ALINTA Energy has put the ball in the State Government’s court over calls to release details of the company’s proposal to keep Port Augusta’s coal-fired power station open. The Government has been at pains to keep secret how much financial assistance

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Gatecrashing Premier in slanging match with federal minister

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull with Snowy Hydro CEO Paul Broad (centre) before taking a tour of the region via helicopter during his visit to the Snowy Hydro Tumut 3 power station, at Talbingo, NSW, on Thursday 16 March 2017. fedpol Photo: Alex …

Gippsland Times

Weatherill turns his energy attack on the media

Premier Jay Weatherill has continued his aggressive sales pitch for his energy plan, accusing the Murdoch media empire’s national newspaper of conducting a “jihad” against renewable energy. David Washington @davidwashingto2. Monday March 20, 2017 …


Premier Jay Weatherill in loud public clash at fundraising function

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill and entrepreneur Shane Yeend had a loud public confrontation in front of dozens of guests at a Labor fundraising function. Mr Yeend, whom The Australian yesterday revealed has set aside $1 million to campaign …

The Australian

Weatherill defends SA energy mix

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has defended the state’s heavy use of renewable energy amid claims it was warned years ago of the potential for power grid instability. Mr Weatherill says solar and wind power have not caused blackouts in SA as …

Caleb Bond: Premier Jay Weatherill’s energy crisis attack on federal government ignores fact he is at fault

IT WAS the political dust-up of 2017. A startling event that left most viewers feeling two parts shock and three parts pleasure. Here was a politician standing up for something. Jay Weatherill, positioning himself as the lord and saviour of South

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‘Anti-business’ Jay Weatherill in firing line from Yeend

Outspoken South Australian entrepreneur Shane Yeend says he will spend $1 million to campaign against the Weatherill government in the lead-up to next year’s state election because it did not support business in the state. The Australian Cannabis …

The Australian

Australian politicians clash in awkward press briefing

Australian politicians are known to trade stinging barbs, but rarely does their antagonism unfold like this. Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg and South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill were holding a press conference on Thursday when it …

Concord Register

Energy crisis puts the wind up Jay Weatherill

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has lashed out over the state’s energy crisis, claiming Labor’s relentless pursuit of renewables had no impact on the power grid and independent advice to government in 2009 warning of destabilisation from

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