Multi-Party Climate Change Committee must release Carbon Tax cost details tomorrow

  “Tomorrow the Government’s Multi-Party Climate Change Committee meets in Canberra and must act to end the confusion and uncertainty surrounding Labor’s carbon tax by releasing hard, concrete details of Labor’s carbon tax”, Acting Shadow Minister for Climate Change Simon Birmingham said today.   “The Multi-Party Climate Change Committee was established back in September. The so-called…

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…