Keith Pitt's coal scheme "bizarre and wrong", Labor says

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated October 7 2021 - 7:27pm, first published 6:30pm
Resoures minister Keith Pitt has suggested the federal government become the funder of last report for coal and gas projects. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Labor has slammed a Nationals proposal to have taxpayers underwrite a $250 billion loan scheme to prop up the resources sector as economically and environmentally "reckless".

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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.