NSW and Victoria argue fracking policies cannot be easily changed after PM says they are putting energy security at risk

State governments have rejected Malcolm Turnbull’s request to lift restrictions on new gas production, arguing their fracking policies cannot be so easily changed.

Turnbull has written to the New South Wales premier, Gladys Berejiklian, the Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, and the Northern Territory chief minister, Michael Gunner, asking them to lift their “blanket moratoriums” on new gas production and saying they are putting Australia’s ­energy security and industries at risk.

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