Original article by Greg Brown
The Australian – Page: 1 & 5 : 9-Jul-18
The Greens will push for a commission of inquiry into retail electricity pricing, with energy spokesman Adam Bandt urging Coalition backbenchers to cross the floor and support the proposed bill. A number of Senate crossbenchers have expressed support for an inquiry into retail electricity prices, while several Coalition MPs have advocated holding a royal commission unless electricity retailers take action to reduce their prices. However, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack says a royal commission is not on the Coalition’s agenda at present.
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