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The global energy transformation is underway – with or without Australia

Improved technology and economies of scale are driving rapidly falling costs of renewable energy. As a result financial institutions and energy corporates are fleeing coal and coal facilities are becoming stranded assets. Government policies in China and India and other Asian nations are reinforcing this trend. Australia must prepare for […]

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Slow growth in regional Australia since GFC stokes dissent.

By Matt Wade First published at The Sydney Morning Herald. See: https://www.smh.com.au/federal-election-2019/growth-has-slowed-in-regional-australia-since-the-gfc-stoking-discontent-20190515-p51nl0.html Economic growth in regional Australia has been much slower in the decade since the global financial crisis than during the decade and a half before it, new research shows. The report’s author, economist Terry Rawnsley, says the extended […]