AM Agenda, Sky News – Border protection; skilled migration; Julia Gillard’s carbon tax; budget; federal election.

  KIERAN GILBERT: Once again immigration policy debate in this country has descended into which side of politics is demonising foreigners for their own political gain. Coming up this morning, my interview with Prime Minister Gillard. First, though, the Opposition Leader Tony Abbott’s criticism over the Prime Minister’s comments on 457 visas [Temporary Work (Skilled)…

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FIVEaa – Wind farms

  LEON BYNER: Now, wind farms have been very controversial because, first of all, they’re not cheap. We keep getting told that it’s cheap energy but it isn’t really because it’s heavily subsidised and, of course, if the people that build them have an issue where they need to connect to the grid, they want…

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PM Agenda, Sky News – The Coalition’s direct action plan on climate change and the environment; Julia Gillard’s carbon tax; Renewable Energy Target.

  DAVID SPEERS: … as we heard before the break, Climate Change Minister Greg Combet reckons the Coalition’s plans on climate change are all over the shop, pointing to various comments today, particularly about what happens to businesses who are actually pretty happy with the carbon tax – would they be compensated if it is…

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