Labor sparks up-Opposition calls for an inquiry into electricity prices

Craig Thomson
By Craig Thomson
Updated November 3 2017 - 1:28am, first published November 2 2017 - 9:00pm
SEEKING ANSWERS: Labor's Adam Searle has written to the Australian Energy Regulator asking it to investigate the behaviour of Essential Energy.

The State Labor Party has called for an inquiry into electricity prices and Essential Energy's decision to spend millions fighting a proposed cut to household and small business electricity bills.


Craig Thomson

I am a media and communications professional with experience across print, digital, social and radio broadcast. I am currently an Editor at Australian Community Media of three southeast Queensland mastheads, the Redland City Bulletin, the Jimboomba Times and the Beaudesert Times. I was a Senior Journalist, at the Glen Innes Examiner before becoming the editor of the Young Witness, then the Daily Liberal and then seven suburban mastheads in southeast Sydney, including St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. I was a Radio Broadcaster/Presenter on Bay FM, a Music Journalist, a Travel Blogger, a Film and Television Analyst/Writer and a Political Commentator. I was a serious musician, but now I am just an enthusiastic hobbyist.