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Turnbull Channels Trump With 'Australia First' Gas Export Curbs

  • Restrictions on energy giants may boost poll ratings
  • Populist agenda threatens foreign investment: Wood Mackenzie
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Australia to Restrict Gas Exports From Its East Coast 

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Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is taking a leaf out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” playbook.

Just days after announcing a crackdown on foreign workers and tightening citizenship rules, Turnbull announced an effort Thursday to restrict gas exports by energy giants to protect domestic supply.