Asset Energy launches Federal Court case against former Prime Minister Scott Morrison over rejection of PEP-11 gas exploration permit

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated June 27 2022 - 12:45am, first published 12:40am
PEP TALK: Asset Energy- with executive director, David Breeze, pictured at right - has lodged a Federal Court case against former PM Scott Morrison alleging 'bias' in the former Coalition government's PEP-11 rejection.

PEP11 shareholder Asset Energy Pty Ltd has lodged a case in the Federal Court alleging former prime minister Scott Morrison was "biased" in his decision not to renew the exploration permit for the seabed area off the coast of Newcastle.


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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