NSW Treasurer Matt Kean distances himself from the Kurri gas peaker project

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated December 12 2021 - 10:22am, first published December 10 2021 - 1:00am
Protesters outside Matt Kean's Hornsby Office on Wednesday. Picture: Gas Free Hunter Alliance

NSW Treasurer and Energy Minister Matt Kean has further distanced himself from the Federal Government's plans to build a gas peaking plant at Kurri Kurri.


Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.