April 26, 2013
The decision by Arafura Resources to abandon a $1 billion project at Whyalla confirms that the Labor Government is damaging business with a head in the sand attitude, particularly about the impact of the Carbon Tax.
The Carbon Tax has come to symbolise all that is wrong with Labor in its attitude to investment and job creation, not to mention t... read more »
April 24, 2013
Featured in the Milton Ulladulla TImes on 24 April 2013.
Written by Glenn Ellard
THE carbon tax is costing jobs in the local community, according to business ... read more »
April 21, 2013
Featured in the Daily Telegraph, 21 April 2013.
Written by Piers Akerman
NO matter what Julia Gillard or Greg Combet claim, their carbon tax is a failure and their arguments supporting it are complete nonsense.
The tax, supported by the Gre... read more »
April 17, 2013
Featured in the Weekly Times, 17 April 2013
LANDCARE and Caring for Our Country programs could be rolled into a single, national Landcare program.
That's if the Coalition wins September's federal election. The Coalition also wants to give deci... read more »
February 5, 2013
Article from the Daily Telegraph Sydney, News Local- 4 Feb 2013
A GREEN Army will make a friendly invasion on the Botany Wetlands if the federal coalition is voted into power later this year.
The coalition has already promised that 15,000 youn... read more »
November 27, 2012
From the Herald Sun, Monday 26 November 2012.
Article by Phillip Hudson
THE Federal Government's new Clean Energy Regulator is under fire for spending close to $500,000 to improve its "customer image".
Three tenders for "customer relationsh... read more »
November 15, 2012
From the Sunday Tasmanian- 11 November 2012
JULIA Gillard is stinging small businesses that fail to pay a carbon charge on refrigerant gases with the threat of a 30 per cent interest rate on late payments.
Refrigerant gases were left out of the carbon tax deal, but the industry has been hit with a levy equivalent to the tax.
In the fi... read more »
October 17, 2012
Editorial from the Daily Telegraph, 17 October 2012
SAY what you like about the carbon tax, you can't say that the Gillard government hasn't thrown everything but the kitchen sink at it.
That's because they've now thrown everything including the kitchen sink at it.
The $100,000 the government has spent on trying to recreate a "real" family... read more »
October 4, 2012
Editorial from The Australian on 4 October 2012
THE latest report on the health of the Great Barrier Reef is sobering reading, showing substantial action is needed to preserve the site.
Once an icon only for our tourism industry, the ree... read more »
October 2, 2012
Featured in The Business Spectator
Written by Robert Gottliebsen
At last we have clear evidence that the most effective way to reduce carbon emissions is not to have Kyoto style schemes or carbon taxes but rather to invest in technology to reduce the cost of low carbon sources of electricity.
This is exactly what the United States has done... read more »
September 12, 2012
From the Northern Argus. By David Wright
Local farmers and small business people have called on Canberra to deliver them some hope as they battle rising costs and reduced profit margins.
Clare farmer Rob Jaeschke said the negative... read more »
August 20, 2012
STRUGGLING small business owners are reporting a hit to their profits from the carbon tax - but are unwilling to pass increased costs on to customers because of the tough retail environment.
A national survey of 186 small firms has found 50 per cent are reporting carbon tax-related price hikes to power bills and other supplies. But only 33 per ... read more »
August 16, 2012
From The Australian
By David Crowe
GLOBAL companies are turning their backs on Australia out of frustration over federal Labor policies, with chief executives blaming the government's approach to carbon tax, industrial relations and tax reform for fostering uncertainty.
A confidential survey of global companies' investment plans for a sum... read more »
June 25, 2012
BENEATH his notorious negativity, Tony Abbott and his senior frontbenchers are devising a blueprint to change decisively Australia's national policy and philosophical direction.
The carbon tax is the engulfing fog that dominates yet obscures.
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May 3, 2012
UDIA has launched a statewide community awareness campaign aimed at promoting the vital role of new wetlands in urban environments and the ongoing contribution of the Victorian development industry to maintaining the quality of water in creeks, river... read more »