Industry ridicules Twiggy Forrest idea to divert diesel rebate into hydrogen

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
November 22 2021 - 9:00pm
IDEA SLAMMED: Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest has privately lobbied the government to redirect the fuel rebate into green hydrogen projects, which his company is heavily investing in. Photo: Geoff Jones

THE agriculture industry has condemned mining magnate Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest for privately lobbying the government to phase out the multi-billion dollar diesel fuel subsidy, and divert the funds into green hydrogen projects.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au