Hunt-Birmingham – SA Labor: carbon tax risks investment, jobs and population

  Ministerial briefings prepared for the South Australian Labor Government have confirmed that Federal Labor’s carbon tax risks investment, jobs and population in Port Pirie.   The briefings, released to the State Liberal Opposition under freedom of information laws, confirm the future of Nyrstar’s lead smelter at Port Pirie has been placed at direct risk…

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Lunchtime Agenda, Sky News Australia – DLA Piper report, Julia Gillard’s carbon tax, Newspoll, border protection, Australia’s relationship with Indonesia, Labor and the Greens

  DAVID LIPSON: First, to more disturbing claims of sexual abuse within Defence. The full report from law firm DLA Piper has now been released and, among other things, outlines 24 cases of rape in the late ’90s alone and none of them are believed to have gone to trial. Also, claims that sections of…

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MPI – Gillard Government

SENATOR BIRMINGHAM: (South Australia) (15:50): I thank the Senate for the support in considering this matter of public importance: the failure during the two years of the Gillard prime ministership to honour the commitment to fix the climate change, mining tax and border protection policy disasters. It is important to remember that this year we…

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