New England renewable energy zone rules should force powerlines onto public land: Adam Marshall

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
April 10 2022 - 7:30pm
POWER PLAN: Local MP Adam Marshall believes the state government should use planning rules to encourage developers to build new grid connections on public land like national parks and crown land, rather than private farms. Photo: file

The New England is slated to be home to billions in new energy transmission infrastructure in the coming years - but where should all the poles and wires actually go?

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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