Senate debates

Friday, 17 November 2023

Questions without Notice


2:55 pm

Photo of Penny WongPenny Wong (SA, Australian Labor Party, Minister for Foreign Affairs) Share this | Hansard source

Now, we do know energy prices have spiked as a consequence of international events, including Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine and the global energy crisis which followed. That is why those on this side of the chamber and our government developed a considered plan to lessen the impacts on Australians. In fact, the ABS has said that electricity prices would have increased nearly 20 per cent without the government's intervention.

Opposition senators interjecting—


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