The hidden cost of Hazelwood

The Hazelwood brown coal power plant is a survivor. A large emitter of greenhouse gases, it has been the target of two unsuccessful government attempts to pay for its closure and outlasted carbon price laws.
The Hazelwood brown coal power plant is a survivor. A large emitter of greenhouse gases, it has been the target of two unsuccessful government attempts to pay for its closure and outlasted carbon price laws.
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COVERAGE of foreclosure tensions at farming properties in WA’s wheatbelt on 60 Minutes has come under fire on social media.
COVERAGE of foreclosure tensions at farming properties in WA’s wheatbelt on 60 Minutes has come under fire on social media.
ENERGY is a a major cost for dairy farmers, which is why Dairy Australia has launched an initiative to identify energy waste in dairies. ENERGY is a a major cost for dairy farmers, which is why Dairy Australia has launched an initiative to identify energy waste in dairies.
A PLANNED anti-live export demonstration in the US will feature a stuffed animal display of chickens, pigs, cows and a mammoth. A PLANNED anti-live export demonstration in the US will feature a stuffed animal display of chickens, pigs, cows and a mammoth.
OPINION: THE style in which Richie Benaud executed his basic cricketing craft is integral to how he became such an icon. OPINION: THE style in which Richie Benaud executed his basic cricketing craft is integral to how he became such an icon.
The Anzac name is increasingly being co-opted, often with government approval.
9:12 AM The Anzac name is increasingly being co-opted, often with government approval.
OK rugby league fans, I have a couple of options for you to consider. Which would you prefer?
8:39 AM OK rugby league fans, I have a couple of options for you to consider. Which would you prefer?
The Rebels beat an injury-depleted Brumbies 13-8 on Saturday night.
1:42 AM The Rebels beat an injury-depleted Brumbies 13-8 on Saturday night.
1:39 AM Parramatta star William Hopoate wants his brother Jamil to get a second chance when he gets out of prison.
The original Anzacs were flawed and at-times scared men, but when called upon they did themselves and Australia proud.
1:22 AM The original Anzacs were flawed and at-times scared men, but when called upon they did themselves and Australia proud.
1:07 AM Peter Mata'utia first saw the images of Newcastle local Tibor Racsits and his 12-year-old daughter Kiara being set upon by a gang of youths on Facebook.
1:02 AM The price of cask wine could double within 18 months, with major drinks companies and health experts lobbying the Abbott government to revamp a tax system that unduly favours bulk wine...
12:58 AM ???Adelaide coach Phil Walsh has denied reports his football department complained to the AFL about the ongoing rough treatment of his star midfielder Patrick Dangerfield.
Carlton-Essendon clashes over the years have had a habit of serving up the unexpected. But perhaps the only surprise about the Bombers' 21-point win at the MCG on Saturday was that there was no real surprise.
12:53 AM Carlton-Essendon clashes over the years have had a habit of serving up the unexpected. But perhaps the only surprise about the Bombers' 21-point win at the MCG on Saturday was that there...
Luke Lazarus, who was found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in an alleyway behind a Kings Cross nightclub owned by his family, is set to appeal his conviction.
12:28 AM Luke Lazarus, who was found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in an alleyway behind a Kings Cross nightclub owned by his family, is set to appeal his conviction.
12:19 AM This was a game that Port Adelaide simply had to win and, as circumstances unfolded, it didn't seem possible that North Melbourne could win.
12:00 AM A Lance Franklin-led Swans produced a masterclass in composure and effectiveness going forward to defeat cross-town rivals Greater Western Sydney in a spirited derby.
18 Apr 15 Two tweaks proved game changers for the Queensland Firebirds as they continued on a four-game winning streak with a 50-42 win over the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic on Saturday.
18 Apr 15 As he has done so many times across his all-conquering career, Adam Goodes set himself a target and reached it.
Canberra's oldest soccer player David Richards has no intention of slowing down.
18 Apr 15 Canberra's oldest soccer player David Richards has no intention of slowing down.
18 Apr 15 Injured Carlton midfielder Dale Thomas believes that Mick Malthouse is the man to lead Carlton through their regeneration, urging his club to re-sign the veteran coach.
18 Apr 15 After a five-day trial it took only an hour for a jury in the town of Duncan, Oklahoma, to convict 17-year-old Chancey Luna of the murder of Christopher Lane, a 22-year-old Australian...
Sydney's balmy mid-autumn will be a fading memory as a strong cold front moves in and a developing east coast low brings heavy rain over much of eastern NSW from early next week.
18 Apr 15 Sydney's balmy mid-autumn will be a fading memory as a strong cold front moves in and a developing east coast low brings heavy rain over much of eastern NSW from early next week.
18 Apr 15 Notorious celebrity agent Max Markson is demanding thousands of dollars from media outlets wanting to run a video of a US police officer shooting unarmed black man Walter Scott.
Luc Longley insists Canberra's Patty Mills can rediscover his shooting mojo during the NBA playoffs, confident the San Antonio Spurs can win back-to-back titles.
18 Apr 15 Luc Longley insists Canberra's Patty Mills can rediscover his shooting mojo during the NBA playoffs, confident the San Antonio Spurs can win back-to-back titles.
18 Apr 15 It's only been a week since Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio hit the campaign trail, but already the battle lines are taking shape.
Global temperatures continued to climb last month, with combined land and sea-surface temperatures setting fresh records amid prospects of more to come as El Nino conditions form in the Pacific, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.
18 Apr 15 Global temperatures continued to climb last month, with combined land and sea-surface temperatures setting fresh records amid prospects of more to come as El Nino conditions form in the...
18 Apr 15 Even with Travis Cloke's goal-kicking emerging as a talking point, Collingwood still managed to kick their equal-highest score in nearly three years, in the process exposing St Kilda for...
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We used to have great mental health facilities in Ballarat and Bendigo like other places many of
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Fire ants, like climate alarmists, a real problem. I know what they can do with all that evil
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Are you trying to tell us Basil that you think global cooling would be preferable? Please
STUDENTS from the Weipa Residential Campus from Pormpuraaw, Kowanyama, Cooktown, Aurukun, Mapoon and the Torres Strait Islands have just completed their Deadly Choices Healthy Lifestyles Program.27 Mar 15 STUDENTS from the Weipa Residential Campus from Pormpuraaw, Kowanyama, Cooktown, Aurukun, Mapoon and the Torres...
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