'Nuclear fantasy,' Dutton's power plant policy unclear and under attack

Karen Barlow
Updated March 5 2024 - 5:09pm, first published 5:06pm

Peter Dutton's ambitious energy "solution" of moving Australia toward large and small nuclear reactors has been derided as a "nuclear fantasy" and a distracting delay while the nation transitions to other, cheaper forms of renewable energy.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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