Be heard on Basin Plan

  The Coalition’s Murray-Darling Basin spokesman, Simon Birmingham, is urging South Australians to make their voices heard on the draft Basin Plan.   A public meeting in Renmark this afternoon is the last such meeting scheduled in South Australia by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority before formal consultation ends next month on the proposed Basin Plan…

$1m+ research to confirm what we know – Australians don’t want the carbon tax

  More than $1 million of taxpayers’ money has been wasted on providing the Gillard Government with public feedback about its unpopular carbon tax, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   Climate Change departmental officials revealed, in a Senate Estimates hearing today, that $1.03 million has so far been paid to…

Toddlers and unions the target of Labor’s latest carbon tax campaign

  Hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars are going to promote the carbon tax to toddlers and union officials as part of Labor’s multi-million dollar carbon tax campaign, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   Under questioning from Senator Birmingham in Senate Estimates, the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency…