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2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - Aurora

Full transcript of the Aurora Energy Pty Ltd hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Dec 2019

Sale of Public Assets

The premier of the day says we will not be selling anything and, five years later, the for-sale list is long and it is growing.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Nov 2018

Liberal Solar Feed-In Tariff Cut

The Hodgman Government’s feed-in solar energy tariff cut demonstrates just how little they intend to support the growth of a residential solar sector.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Nov 2018

Electricity Supply Industry Amendment (Price Cap) Bill 2018

We have concerns, which we raised last year, regarding putting off the requirement for a review of the wholesale electricity price.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Oct 2018

Tasmanians Deserve a Fair Price for Rooftop Solar

A fair feed-in tariff for rooftop solar electricity is a must to reduce people’s power bills and stimulate clean jobs and renewable investment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Feb 2018

TEELS Westpac Credit Card Sham Costs Revealed

The information provided through the scrutiny of Aurora Energy confirms the Tasmanian Energy Efficiency Loan Scheme (TEELS) is nothing more than a Westpac credit card gimmick, and an opportunity for the Liberals to pretend they’re doing...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Dec 2017

Barnett Misleads Over Pensioner Payment Advice

Energy Minister, Guy Barnett, today wilfully refused to answer questions in GBE hearings on the $125 pre-election payout to pensioners.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Dec 2017

Liberals Mislead Tasmanians over TEELS Scheme

In Budget Estimates today, the Energy Minister confirmed the Westpac credit card scheme the Liberals have fraudulently badged as a cost of living measure won't cost the government a cent.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Jun 2017

Liberals Caught Out Misleading on Energy Costs

The Hodgman Government has repeatedly promised to make energy more affordable for all Tasmanians, but today the Treasurer confirmed he expects power prices will rise under his Government after the 1st of July.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 May 2017

Solar Owners Dudded By Anti-Renewable Liberal Agenda

The feed-in tariff decision by the Economic Regulator to only pay solar PV owners a mere 6.6c per kilowatt hour is a slap in the face for solar owners and the installation industry.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 May 2016

Groom Switches Blame to Hydro for Energy Crisis

We have not seen much of Minister Groom lately on the energy crisis.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Apr 2016

Liberals Ignore Renewable Energy

The Energy Minister is blind to the potential of the renewable energy sector in Tasmania and has no long-term plan to support investment by Aurora's solar customers.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Dec 2015

New batteries change the power equation

Rapid advancements occurring in battery technology that will allow households to generate and store their own energy.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Oct 2015

Concessions for Lifesaving Equipment

Madam Speaker, I want to raise an issue of concern to all Tasmanians who rely on concessions to be able to affordably use lifesaving equipment.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Aug 2015

Harriss has no Plan for Forestry

Forests Minister Paul Harriss is unable to provide a future operating model for Forestry Tasmania, or a business case for its so-called return to financial viability.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  11 Jun 2015

Energy Sector Props Up Forestry

​​​​​​​TasNetworks will be providing financial injections of $20 million to TasRail, and $30 million to Forestry Tasmania.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  4 Dec 2014