Federal energy minister Angus Taylor to reopen Tahmoor Colliery after bushfire threat

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
Updated December 23 2019 - 3:52am, first published 3:34am
Energy minister Angus Taylor to reopen Tahmoor Colliery after bushfire threat

The Federal minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor has today announced he will attend the reopening of one of the coal mines which was evacuated last week due to the threat of bushfire .

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For the past 11 years, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. In that time I've covered breaking news, education, politics, urban affairs, council, environment, data journalism and development news. More recently, I became the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents two years into a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.