Yet more Carbon Tax secrecy

  The Gillard Government is keeping taxpayers in the dark on its carbon tax agenda to such an extent that it’s now being selectively secretive about the timing of decisions supposedly taken by its so-called ‘multi-party’ committee, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   “As if it isn’t bad enough that…

Greens and Labor hypocrisy writ large on advertising

  The Greens’ hypocritical new-found support of wasteful Government advertising is another sign Australia is governed by a Labor-Greens coalition, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   The Senate today passed Senator Birmingham’s motion* stating its clear opposition to any taxpayer funded advertising campaign related to the Government’s planned carbon tax…

Minister confirms plans for multi-million dollar carbon tax con

  Taxpayers will rightly be angry with the Gillard Government for planning a multi-million dollar advertising campaign to sell them financial pain, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   It follows confirmation from Climate Change Minister Greg Combet that his department is developing options for an advertising campaign.   Mr Combet…