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Go Jam Your Electricity One-Off Payment Up Ya Clacker Coalition Government!

In a spectacular admission of failed energy policy over the past 6 years, the Federal Coalition Government in Australia announced today a one-off cash payment in the upcoming budget to help people pay their skyrocketing electricity bills.  This "energy assistance payment" of $75 for singles and $125 for couples will go to pensioners, veterans, and

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Energex Meter Readers Under Increasing Pressure

3 days ago, on 18th February at 6 pm, I got a text message from Origin Energy our electricity provider/retailer notifying me that our meter would be read two days either side of 20th February. Simple mathematics shows that this message was at least 12 hours late, to begin with…   Anyway, the reason energy companies

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Politicians At Fault For Rising Electricity Prices In Australia

As Labor and Liberal Parties shadow-box between themselves like the worst fake WWE show imagined, Australia's energy woes are growing on steroids with prices for electricity doubling in just the past decade.  Australians now pay 4 times more than households in the USA for electricity. The rising cost of energy has reached a point where

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