Will an Illawarra wind farm be built with local steel? No guarantees

Connor Pearce
Updated June 17 2024 - 3:31pm, first published June 15 2024 - 4:53pm
Chris Bowen tours the Port Kembla steelworks with Whitlam MP Stephen Jones (left) prior to declaring the Illawarra offshore wind zone. Picture by Adam McLean
Chris Bowen tours the Port Kembla steelworks with Whitlam MP Stephen Jones (left) prior to declaring the Illawarra offshore wind zone. Picture by Adam McLean

Energy and Climate Change minister Chris Bowen has declined to guarantee a local steel content quota in offshore wind turbines proposed for the Illawarra.

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Connor Pearce

Connor Pearce

Federal Political Reporter at The Canberra Times

Federal Political Reporter working for The Canberra Times from the parliamentary press gallery. Something to get off your chest? Connor.pearce@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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