Farm electricity prices have increased by up to 300pc when over the same 10 year period CPI has increased by just 21pc.
Electricity prices should be competitive advantage, not disadvantage says the National Irrigators’ Council.
Governments are continuing to refuse to rein in the big profits of power companies, resulting in excessive electricity prices.
Rising power prices and green energy targets are have a devastating impact on regional businesses says the LNP.
Industry leaders from southern Queensland have had enough of political bickering over energy policies.
More than 80 people attended the sod turning ceremony of the Northern Gas Pipeline from Tennant Creek to Mount Isa.
The LNP says its Agriculture Energy and Water Council will address out of control electricity prices.