Environment minister Josh Frydenberg says Coalition could only guarantee that export policy would put ‘downward pressure’ on prices

The government “can’t guarantee” gas prices will fall as a result of its export restrictions, environment minister Josh Frydenberg has said, just one day after Malcolm Turnbull said wholesale prices should halve.

In an interview on 3AW in Melbourne, Turnbull refused to promise an elderly caller that her gas bills would be cut, only that the policy would put “downward pressure on wholesale prices” which are a portion of her bill.

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Source: Guardian Climate Change