Proposed coal-fired power station in North Queensland under scrutiny | 7.30

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    Energy policy has long been a battleground within the Coalition. This week it emerged the Morrison Government vetoed public funding of a windfarm and battery project in North Queensland, saying it was inconsistent with its objectives.

    Meanwhile a separate project in North Queensland, this one involving a coal plant, is under scrutiny after the Morrison Government awarded its owner millions of dollars.

    The Auditor-General is highly critical of the grant process, finding there’s a risk the company won’t complete the work.

    Michael Atkin reports.

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