Senate debates

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Questions without Notice


2:10 pm

Photo of Fiona NashFiona Nash (NSW, National Party, Deputy Leader of the Nationals) Share this | Hansard source

In terms of the specific number, I'm not entirely sure what Senator Cameron is referring to. I am not confirming that. What I will confirm is that it has taken this coalition government to focus on energy reliability and affordability. We have a track record in this area, unlike those opposite. When we look at, say, the Labor state of South Australia, to see what has happened there on energy reliability and affordability, it is the worst state.

I may just run through for those opposite what the coalition government are doing on energy reliability and affordability. We are expanding the Snowy Hydro scheme, increasing capacity by 50 per cent—


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