Power prices continuing to rise

May 15, 2023 10:39 am in by

Member for Mallee Anne Webster has questioned the Federal Government to explain why businesses in her electorate are still seeing power bills go up.

It comes as last year Federal Parliament voted to temporarily cap gas and coal prices.

In question time last week, Dr Webster claimed a local fruit juice business has been hit hard, reporting a 500 thousand dollar price hike in electricity.

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Minister for Energy Chris Bowen criticised the opposition for voting against the price cap.