Policy Federal

APGA announces new Chief Executive


Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) President Shaun Reardon has announced the appointment of Steve Davies to the role of Chief Executive of the association.

Chevron has withdrawn its appeal to Australia’s High Court over a $340 million tax bill relating to underpaid taxes from its Australian operations.

The latest Reserve Bank Statement on Monetary Policy deserves more attention in the polarised political debate about the east coast gas market, says the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

While the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is arguing for the cancellation of gas export contracts, APPEA has warned that taking this approach could further damage the domestic gas market.

COAG gets the ball rolling


Last week’s meeting of the Council of Australian Government’s (COAG) Energy Council meeting saw a number of policy measures to ensure Australia’s energy supply.

States given gas roadmap


State and Territory governments have been handed a successful roadmap for the development of their own natural gas industries to help boost domestic supply.

Chemistry Australia CEO Samantha Read has said that manufacturers in the Australian chemistry industry are not seeing an end to rising east coast gas prices due to a lack of understanding of how critical domestic gas is to job creation in the industry.

The new Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) CEO Audrey Zibelman has called on governments to take up the recommendations from the Finkel Review.

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has threatened state and territory governments with GST cuts if they continue to limit gas exploration.

A new spring for the APPEA


Despite the economic rollercoaster the gas industry has been on since late 2014, the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association’s new Chief Executive Dr Malcolm Roberts believes it’s an exciting...

Australia’s land access new frontier


Queensland GasFields Commissioner John Cotter has recently completed a stocktake of the construction of the three export pipelines in Queensland, and has gathered some key lessons about oil and gas...

7 steps to effective community management


In recent years there has been increased interest in local industry participation and local content in gas resources projects.

Where will gas fit in new climate policy?


Australia's fragmented climate policy framework is hurting industries every day, and leaving key sectors such as natural gas in the dark over how Australia's energy mix will look in the...

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