Government fails to pass energy legislation this year

THE FEDERAL government’s final push to get its divestment energy policy, with amendments, through parliament has failed to hit the floor for a final reading, meaning the bill will not be presented for a vote until mid-February next year.

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Angus Taylor in parliament debating the energy bill before the lower house

In Canberra yesterday afternoon, the government spent most of the day on the back foot playing delaying tactics after it became aware it no longer held a majority of seats to block the refugee...