Coalition shelves 'big stick' energy bill to avoid anti-coal amendment
Rather than risk amendment blocking taxpayer support for new coal plants, government will instead take bill to election
simon holmes à court
’s “big stick” is more like a wet noodle.
The 'big stick' should apply across the whole economy. Failing to pass it just because it stops funding coal power stations show that this government will put coal and donations before the best interest of the country again and again.