Another day, another Tony Abbott farce. This time the PM has used a vibrant Cape York school to praise an educational model pushed by Noel Pearson… which has never been used in the school. The real people behind the success are livid. Amy McQuire reports.
The Abbott government now stands almost alone in its support for what would be Australia's largest ever coal mine, after a second of the nation's 'big four' banks distanced itself from the contentious and environmentally damaging project. Thom Mitchell reports.
We've had energy in our sights at New Matilda. Can we really transform the way we power our lives? Yes, we can. And what's more, it's not technology that's stopping the uptake of renewables - it's politics
Christine Milne says Martin Ferguson isn't part of the drive for a clean energy future. In an exclusive interview with NM, Milne discusses how she'll strive to keep energy efficient, renewable and affordable
Yes, electricity companies are driving up your power bills. Big capital expenditure is part of the reason why – and it’s required by regulators who know voters will punish them if the lights go out, writes Ben Eltham
The Victorian town of Portland is home to a huge aluminium smelter – and two big firms in the wind business. It’s an ideal place to witness the changes in the Australian energy industry, writes Ben Eltham
The town of Waubra has had its name hijacked by anti-wind astroturfers. Locals say they’re happy with wind-farming – and it’s not making them sick. So who are the scare campaigners? Sandi Keane reports
Rising electricity prices, climate change and the renewables boom - energy is changing, but how does it work? Our series, Future Shock, has all you need to know about what will be powering your home in 10 years
How does the Australian energy sector work? From King Coal to poles and wires, it's a complex industry dominated by big corporations. Here's the first part of Ben Eltham and Squirrel Main's energy explainer
There's been a huge boom in gas production but gas prices are set to skyrocket - and that could flow on to electricity prices. It's a good lesson in the complexity of local energy markets, write Ben Eltham and Belinda Eslick