Opinion

Gas-fired recovery a massive employment dud

By Richie Merzian and Mark Ogge
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:21pm, first published November 18 2020 - 2:00am
IT'S THE VIBE: Subsidising projects such as the Hunter Gas Pipeline to increase supply is a distraction from the real task of creating jobs through truly job intensive industries, The Australia Institute says.

A gas-fired recovery from the economic damage caused by COVID-19 will not help the Hunter. In fact, a gas-fired recovery will struggle to employ anyone, except the gas executives who proposed the idea.

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