Carbon tax goes ‘lock, stock and barrel’, says Greg Hunt after call to keep ETS |

Carbon tax goes ‘lock, stock and barrel’, says Greg Hunt after call to keep ETS | World news | NewsWire
Greg Hunt (left) and Ross Garnaut: Garnaut reasoned his position would allow Australia to keep pace with international climate commitments, and maintain a core climate policy. Photograph: Joe Castro/AAPImage

The Abbott government is continuing to resist entreaties to keep some of Labor’s carbon pricing architecture, with the environment minister, Greg Hunt, declaring repeal will more than likely proceed after the new senators take their places.

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Carbon tax goes ‘lock, stock and barrel’, says Greg Hunt after call to keep ETS

Carbon tax goes ‘lock, stock and barrel’, says Greg Hunt after call to keep ETS | World news | NewsWire
Greg Hunt (left) and Ross Garnaut: Garnaut reasoned his position would allow Australia to keep pace with international climate commitments, and maintain a core climate policy. Photograph: Joe Castro/AAPImage

The Abbott government is continuing to resist entreaties to keep some of Labor’s carbon pricing architecture, with the environment minister, Greg Hunt, declaring repeal will more than likely proceed after the new senators take their places.

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Tony Abbott: budget will pass because no one has 'credible alternative’ |

Tony Abbott: budget will pass because no one has 'credible alternative’ | World news | NewsWire
Tony Abbott: 'Even the Labor party will eventually realise that you can’t block the government’s economic action strategy without one of your own.' Photograph: Joe Castro/AAPImage

The prime minister has acknowledged the budget faces a very tough ride in the new post-July Senate, but Tony Abbott has nonetheless declared his economic statement will pass in time “because no one has put up a credible alternative”.

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Tony Abbott: budget will pass because no one has 'credible alternative’

Tony Abbott: budget will pass because no one has 'credible alternative’ | World news | NewsWire
Tony Abbott: 'Even the Labor party will eventually realise that you can’t block the government’s economic action strategy without one of your own.' Photograph: Joe Castro/AAPImage

The prime minister has acknowledged the budget faces a very tough ride in the new post-July Senate, but Tony Abbott has nonetheless declared his economic statement will pass in time “because no one has put up a credible alternative”.

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