'National interest': Coalition could seize Liddell

June 21 2024 - 2:30am

A future Coalition government may compulsorily acquire the Liddell power station site for use as a nuclear power plant, Matthew Kelly reports exclusively. Even though the site's owner, AGL, has emphatically ruled out nuclear as part its future plans, the Newcastle Herald understands the Coalition has not given up on using the site for nuclear power generation. The Coalition hopes AGL will have a change of heart and negotiate with a future Coalition government about the site, which is strategically located adjacent to critical transmission infrastructure.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area

Get the latest Newcastle news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.