No carbon tax yet and no environmental benefit, but Government spends, spends, spends taxpayer $$

  More than $17 million has already been spent on setting up the agency that will enforce Julia Gillard’s carbon tax, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   The costs of setting up and ‘branding’ the new Clean Energy Regulator – to be established from 2 April – have been revealed…

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$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…

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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…

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First Edition, Sky News Australia – Julia Gillard’s carbon tax, taxpayer funded advertising

  NINA MAY: The Prime Minister has criticised Opposition tactics blaming the carbon tax for potential job losses in the aluminium sector.   LEIGH HATCHER: Alcoa has announced it’s reviewing the viability of its Victorian smelter, putting hundreds of jobs at risk. We’re live to Canberra now – Sky News chief political reporter Kieran Gilbert.…

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