Major power union wants independent Energy Transition Authority to oversee closure of power stations

Ian Kirkwood
Updated November 2 2018 - 7:48pm, first published October 30 2018 - 5:00am
 UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Wayne Smith. Picture: Marina Neil
UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Wayne Smith. Picture: Marina Neil

THOUSANDS of power workers and their communities face bleak and uncertain futures if Australia doesn’t properly manage the closure of coal-fired power stations in the transition to renewable energy, a new report commissioned by a major power union has found.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood


Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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