FIVEaa – Murray-Darling Basin Plan delay

  LEON BYNER:  Now, ever since John Howard tried to take over the Murray-Darling Basin before Kevin07, there’s been a succession of debates, plans, policies, the appointment of a Murray-Darling Basin Authority, that itself lost its CEO over a matter of legal opinion – the Water Act required economic impact to be held in the…

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FIVEaa – Carbon tax

  LEON BYNER: Well, you have heard Senator Bob Brown give his view on the business of the carbon tax. We’ve now got Mathias Cormann, the Shadow Assistant Treasurer, live and Simon Birmingham, Liberal Senator for South Australia. First of all, Mathias Cormann, the claim was made by Bob Brown that if Tony Abbott was to have…

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FIVEaa – Murray-Darling Basin Plan

  JOHN KENNEALLY:  We’re going to be talking about the Murray – there’s more science for the Murray about to be released by the South Australian Government today, Keith.   KEITH CONLON: Yeah, and meanwhile Federal Senator, Liberal Senator, Simon Birmingham… he, through Freedom of Information [legislation], has got hold of some of the work that’s…

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891 ABC Adelaide – Carbon tax

  IAN HENSCHKE:  Let’s get down to the carbon tax with Simon Birmingham, Liberal Senator for South Australia … and also one of the key figures involved in bringing about this carbon tax, Senator Christine Milne, the Deputy Leader of the Greens. Well, first to you, Simon Birmingham, it’s certainly not as scary as we were…

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6PR – Government advertising, carbon tax

  HOWARD SATTLER: The Federal Government’s confirmed today it’s going to spend $12 million of taxpayers’ money on its campaign to advertise – promote, in other words – the emissions trading scheme. Climate Change Minister Greg Combet, who hasn’t got time to talk with us today about this – thank you, Greg, for nothing – said the…

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ABC News 24 – Vehicle emission standards, electricity prices, carbon tax, Renewable Energy Target

  KATHRYN STOLARCHUK: And joining us now from Adelaide is the Opposition Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment, Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham. Senator, firstly on these new emissions standards for vehicles, the Government has admitted that these measures will come with a cost, so does the Opposition support it?   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well, good afternoon and, look, in principle…

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