Legislative decision fuels strong debate between political opponents

HEATED DEBATE: Former mining minister Tom Koutsantonis speaks out in parliament against the moratorium on fracking.

LIBERAL MP Nick McBride has slammed senior Labor former minister Tom Koutsantonis for claiming the State Government was anti-industry for supporting a legislated ban on fracking.

The Member for MacKillop took aim at the ex-mining minister in State Parliament after Mr Koutsantonis launched a scathing attack on the Liberals’ for backing a 10-year moratorium on the gas extraction method in the South East.

Mr McBride rejected Mr Koutsantonis’ claims the Liberal Party’s support was based on


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