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2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - Aurora

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 3 Dec 2019

Groom Misleads on Electricity Costs

Media Release - It was confirmed in Budget Estimates today that Hydro’s part of household power bills will go up 30% compared to last year, under a change to the wholesale electricity price the Hodgman Government sets.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 6 Jun 2017

Liberals Caught Out Misleading on Energy Costs

Media Release - 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 - 4 May 2017

Liberals' Pre-Election Tinkering on Energy

Media Release - The Hodgman Government has shied away from the hard work of restructuring how power prices are set in Tasmania, and opted instead for a short pre-election sweetener for households and businesses. This is just tinkering around the edges,...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 2 May 2017

Tasmanians Lose Out On Power Bills

Media Release - The Australian Energy Market Commission '2016 Residential Electricity Price Trends' reported the large decreases in TasNetworks' charges will be wiped out by increases in wholesale electricity costs.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 Dec 2016

Groom Silent as Basslink Finances Fail

Media Release - Basslink's third quarter financial report has painted an alarming picture of the state of their finances.  There's a real risk Basslink may go into liquidation, and the costs of the energy crisis to Tasmanians becomes even more unknown.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 19 Oct 2016