October 4, 2013
Op Ed from the Canberra Times 4 October 2013
The Coalition will honour its election commitment to repeal the Carbon Tax because the tax is a flawed policy. Under the Carbon Tax, Australia’s domestic emissions go up, not down. So not only does the cost of electricity go up, but so do Australia’s emissions.
Prime Minister, Tony Abb... read more »
September 19, 2013
Opinion piece featured in the Daily Telegraph on 19 September 2013
THIS election was a referendum on the Carbon Tax and the outcome was decisive. Australians don't want a Carbon Tax and they don't want higher electricity prices.
It was the central issue on which the Coalition campaigned ever since Labor misled the Australian people at the la... read more »
September 5, 2013
The Coalition recognises the unique Australian landscape must be cared for. If elected, it will focus on three key areas, writes Greg Hunt.
THE ENVIRONMENT WILL HAVE an important place on the agenda of a Coalition Government. We recognise that we... read more »
July 18, 2013
Featured in the Daily Telegraph
Driving up the cost of living for Australians is no way to help both the environment and the Australian economy. But that is what the Carbon Tax has done, and will continue to do under Kevin Rudd.
More than $1,... read more »
July 16, 2013
As Featured in the Australian Financial Review
After five years of telling us the Carbon Tax would be good for jobs, good for the economy and good for families, we now discover that the ALP believes the Carbon Tax is bad for jobs, bad for the econ... read more »
May 6, 2013
Australia’s built and natural heritage is crucially important to our sense of who we are and our place in the world.
As well as contributing to the aesthetic of our everyday lives, our heritage serves as a potent reminder of our cultu... read more »
May 1, 2013
The Government's Carbon Tax is in tatters and it only has itself to blame. It developed a scheme that was structurally unsound in making it completely dependent on decisions in Brussels. The entirely predictable crash in the EU price has therefore punched a chasm in the Federal Budget and ruined any prospect of actual emissions reduction in Austral... read more »
April 23, 2013
Featured in the Daily Telegraph on 23 April 2013
Australians are being dudded by the Carbon Tax and the crash in the European market this week confirms it.
Sadly, the consequences are felt in lost jobs and increasing power prices while Europe ... read more »
April 17, 2013
In 2012 Julia Gillard triumphantly announced in Parliament that she would tie her Carbon Tax to the European ETS.
It was another bad judgment by Julia Gillard.
Overnight, there were wild price fluctuations in the European carbon price with Europe’s price falling 30 per cent by the end of trading. The Economist has even now called the ... read more »
April 12, 2013
Appeared in The Australian- 12 April 2013
Australian electoral history is repeating itself with Julia Gillard's ironic claim that a Coalition Government would hurt Australia - China relations.
Indeed, this is taken straight from the Keating pl... read more »
January 11, 2013
From The Drum Website- 11 January 2013
Let me be clear from the start: there is no doubt that, contrary to David Forman’s claims on this page recently, a Coalition Government will abolish the carbon tax.
We will scrap the tax because it... read more »
January 11, 2013
From The Australian- Friday 11 December 2013
At its best, liberalism is focussed on allowing community to flourish by allowing individuals to flourish.
The essential path to such community fulfilment and individual development comes then throu... read more »
December 4, 2012
From The Punch- 4 December 2012
A notable absence from the climate change talks in Doha this week is Minister Greg Combet.
What's wrong with sending Dreyfus to... read more »
December 4, 2012
From the Australian Financial Review, 4 December 2012
The government has consciously set out to increase electricity prices while suddenly adopting some of the Coalition’s language on decreasing them. In response to Geoff Winestock (AFR, De... read more »
November 21, 2012
(Featured in the Daily Telegraph, 20 November 2012)
The Government has desperately been trying to justify a major policy bac... read more »