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…

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Prices will go up and keep going up

  Prices of everyday household goods will go up and keep going up under Labor’s carbon tax, according to the Acting Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Simon Birmingham.   “Australia’s food and grocery manufacturers are right to highlight the impact the carbon tax would have on the prices of everyday goods,” Senator Birmingham said today.…

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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…

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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…

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Climate change ads on the way, Labor Senator confesses

  A Labor Senator has today let the cat out of the bag on the Gillard Government’s planned taxpayer funded climate change advertising blitz, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   South Australian Senator Annette Hurley, who chairs the Senate’s Economics Committee, has late today confirmed the Government intends to use…

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What exactly does Tony Windsor know?

  Chairman of the Inquiry into the impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan in Regional Australia, Tony Windsor, must confirm if he knows more than the Government has let on about the Basin Plan.   ?Mr Windsor has reportedly today suggested the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, now preparing a proposed Basin Plan, is revising downwards the…

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