New bushfire safety system causing too many power outages, switched off

By Andrew Thomson
Updated September 19 2019 - 7:43am, first published 7:21am
Calls for guarantees: Member for Polwarth Richard Riordan has asked the state energy minister to assure Great Ocean Road residents they will have power and safety.
Calls for guarantees: Member for Polwarth Richard Riordan has asked the state energy minister to assure Great Ocean Road residents they will have power and safety.

Energy Minister Lily D'Ambrosio has been called on to reassure the Apollo Bay community it will have a reliable power supply this tourist season after Powercor was forced to disconnect the State Government's $1 billion roll out of bushfire safety system because it is causing too many power outages.

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