Burke gives Windsor the bird on buybacks

  Water Minister Tony Burke has signalled his intention to ignore a key recommendation of a bipartisan parliamentary inquiry on Murray-Darling Basin reform, Coalition Murray-Darling Basin spokesman Simon Birmingham said today.   It follows the Murray-Darling Basin Authority today further delaying until at least mid-October the release of its proposed Basin Plan.   The parliamentary…

Cormann-Birmingham – Carbon tax to hit South Australian business hard

  Liberal Treasury and Environment spokesmen will shine a spotlight on the impact of Labor’s carbon tax during two days of briefings and site visits in Adelaide and Mount Gambier.   Shadow Assistant Treasurer Mathias Cormann and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham will visit numerous affected businesses and meet with business leaders…