Energy crisis: Labor urged to keep gas 'super profit' tax option open

Doug Dingwall
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Doug Dingwall, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated June 9 2022 - 9:41pm, first published June 8 2022 - 9:59pm
Federal Energy Minister Chris Bowen met with his state and territory counterparts on Wednesday afternoon. Picture: AAP

Australia's energy market operator is set to be handed new powers to purchase and store gas to help avoid shortages, under a plan energy ministers agreed at an emergency meeting on Wednesday.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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