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Axe the carbon tax, keep the cap

21 October 2013

When Parliament resumes, the first item of business will be abolishing the carbon tax. The Greens have flatly rejected supporting the repeal. This provides a golden opportunity for the newly minted Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to abandon one of the former Labor Government's greatest liabilities and simultaneously to defend its achievements. In short, the ALP should support repeal of the carbon tax in return for retaining a cap on carbon emissions. [read full story]

21 October 2013