2SM – Julia Gillard’s carbon tax, Parliamentary inquiry

  GRANT GOLDMAN: Now, Australians concerned about Julia Gillard’s carbon tax must speak now or forever hold their peace [almost]. That’s what Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham has said today. We have him on the line. Morning, Simon.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Grant. Good morning to your listeners.   GRANT GOLDMAN: Yes, and I think you’ve picked up…

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Hunt-Birmingham doorstop interview, Parliament House – Julia Gillard’s carbon tax, modelling, inquiry, media censorship

  GREG HUNT:  At six minutes to this morning’s committee hearing, the Treasurer finally released the updated Treasury modelling. What we know from today is this – the ‘world’s best Treasurer’ has the world’s worst modelling. This carbon tax modelling is worthless because it is based on a fantasy. It’s based on a fantasy, still, that the United…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide – Labor’s delayed National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout in South Australia

  SIMON BIRMINGHAM:  Labor has at every opportunity taken the chance to raise the hype and expectation surrounding its NBN in South Australia, especially at last year’s federal election where it was a cornerstone of their campaign. What we see now, though, are delays, cost blowouts and uncertainty. While the Coalition believes there is a better way,…

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5MU – Murray-Darling Basin Plan delays

  CHRIS LEWIS:  [Barnaby Joyce, Shadow Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Water] … does have a sense of humour regarding this new delay for the release of the draft Murray-Darling Basin Plan. He reckons it’s now a race between who comes first – Santa or the draft Basin Plan. I mean, this Plan’s been put…

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