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Australia repeals ‘useless’ carbon tax as PM fulfills election promise — but opposition decries ‘an appalling day’

Source: National Post

SYDNEY — Australia’s government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation’s worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it. The Senate voted 39 to 32 to axe the 24.15 Australian dollar (US$22.60) tax per metric ton of carbon dioxide that was introduced by the centre-left Labor government in July 2012. Conservative lawmakers burst into ...
Full article at: National Post Jul 17 2014, 8:56am CDT
 


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Australia repeals carbon tax on nation’s worst polluters 2 years after it was introduced

Source: Canadian Business Online

SYDNEY – Australia’s government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation’s worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it. The Senate voted 39 to 32 to axe the 24.15 Australian dollar ($22.60) tax per metric ton of carbon dioxide that was introduced by the centre-left Labor government in July 2012. Conservative lawmakers burst into applause as the final tally was an ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online Jul 17 2014, 3:50am CDT
 

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Australia Repeals Controversial Carbon Tax

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it. The Senate voted 39 to 32 to axe the 24.15 Australian dollar ($22.60) tax per metric ton of carbon dioxide that was introduced by the center-left Labor government in July 2012. Conservative ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post Jul 16 2014, 11:41pm CDT
 

Labor partisan’s economic tale

Source: Spectator Magazine

The old saw about economics being a dismal science turns out, on the evidence of this short but interesting piece of work, to be half-right. The field is pretty dismal: everything that seems good contains the seeds of disaster, which will sprout, if not soon, then eventually. So the resources boom that was an important part of Australia’s decade of economic success, starting in the mid-1990s, was, according to Charlton, a mixed blessing. An ...
Full article at: Spectator Magazine Jul 9 2014, 10:00pm CDT
 

It’s the world as Paul Murray sees it

Source: TV Tonight

He’s not afraid to say what he thinks, and he cops plenty in response, but when you’re an opinion-maker like Paul Murray, criticism comes with the territory. Whether breaking news, politics or unfolding disasters, Murray covers it all Live on SKY News four nights a week, dating back to 2008, there’s really nowhere to hide -especially when he gives his own views to boot. “I never purport to be the independent journalist. I am the passionate observer,” Murray tells TV Tonight. “You sh ...
Full article at: TV Tonight Jul 3 2014, 1:58pm CDT
 

The art of political comebacks

Source: Spectator Magazine

Most people learn from their mistakes and failures — even politicians. Some of us even get a second chance to prove the lessons were learned. At the heart of Menzies at War, Anne Henderson provides an insight into how Australia’s most successful federal MP set about learning the lessons of his first, short and unhappy period as Prime Minister. But this book offers more than this tale of redemption. It ...
Full article at: Spectator Magazine Jul 2 2014, 10:00pm CDT
 

Labor’s verdict on Kev’s poll chaos

Source: The Courier Mail

WE all know Kevin Rudd’s last election campaign was a shambles - now Labor’s own damning review into the de ...
Full article at: The Courier Mail Jun 20 2014, 9:00am CDT
 

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Labor spills beans on election loss

Source: The Age

The chaotic style of Kevin Rudd led to ''one of the most disappointing'' campaigns in Labor's ...
Full article at: The Age Jun 20 2014, 12:42am CDT
 

'Let's just blame it on Kevin'

Source: The Canberra Times

The chaotic style of Kevin Rudd led to ''one of the most disappointing'' campaigns in Labor's history at the 2013 elec ...
Full article at: The Canberra Times Jun 20 2014, 12:42am CDT
 

Labor spills beans on poll loss

Source: The Age

The chaotic style of Kevin Rudd led to ''one of the most disappointing'' campaigns in Labor's histor ...
Full article at: The Age Jun 20 2014, 12:42am CDT
 



 

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