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Illawarra Business chamber concerned over gas supplies


The Illawarra Business Chamber has flagged significant concerns about a report’s findings, which indicate businesses are facing gas shortages and price increases.

Small businesses and households across the Illawarra, will face shortages or significant cost increases, if action is not taken on gas supplies, according to a new report, by the state’s peak business organisation, the NSW Business Chamber. Executive Director of the Illawarra Business Chamber, Adam Zarth, says continued upward pressure on energy prices, and natural gas in particular, exposes a number of manufacturing businesses in the Illawarra.

The Report, Running on Empty, prepared by EnergyQuest, further explores the Australian Energy Market Operator’s latest forecast that NSW will face serious gas supply shortfalls by 2025.

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