The Heartland Institute
Australia shoots down climate lobbya s scare mongering
Thursday, July 17 was a big news day. The world was shocked to learn that a Russian-made missile shot down a Malaysian Airlines jet with 298 on board as it flew over Ukraine en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam.
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Sat Jul 19, 2014
Gillard's 'disastrous political decision'
Julia Gillard was not across the details of climate change policy early in her prime ministership and should bear some responsibility for the demise of a price on carbon, Greens leader Christine Milne says.
A Carbon Tax That Can Rise From Australia's Ashes
As the post-mortems arrive to determine the cause of death for Australia's carbon tax , a couple of questions emerge: Why did this happen? What lessons can we learn? The answer to the first question is fairly simple: A politician - Julia Gillard - promised she wouldn't tax carbon , and then she broke that promise.
Sydney Morning Herald
Getting the politicians we deserve
Tony Abbott made a mistake, stumbled on a word, coughed out "Canadia" and copped a shellacking back home.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Push to ask more of school teachers
THE Clovelly Park groundwater contamination scandal has now engulfed neighbouring Mitchell Park, where 1400 residents have been warned of a potential threat.
Labor vows to bring back carbon policy
BILL Shorten yesterday staked his prime ministerial ambitions on a pledge to resurrect carbon pricing, just hours after the carbon tax was finally repealed.
Australia Repeals its Hated Carbon Tax
Australia has become the first country in the world to abolish its hated carbon tax - in fulfillment of an electoral "pledge in blood" by Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
Heaven forbid - it's as if Abbott and his cohort were blessed
The very moment the carbon tax was repealed, after three parliamentary attempts, several years of political warfare and the killing of a leader or two, a rainbow appeared over Lake Burley Griffin.
The Sad, Sad, Cancellation of Australia's Carbon Tax
If you think that the whole idea of climate change is just something whipped up in the labs by scientists hungry for research grants then of course you'll be delighted that Australia has just cancelled their carbon tax.
If the shoe fits, give Aussie firms a fair go
RULES governing Federal Government procurement must be changed to even competition between Australian manufacturers and cheaper overseas suppliers, a parliamentary inquiry has found.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
'The carbon tax is gone!': PM rejoices
Kevin Rudd argued for an ETS and lost his job. Malcolm Turnbull argued for an ETS and he lost his job.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Canberra City News
Grattan / Just how rubbery is Tony Abbott's carbon saving pledge?
EVEN before the Senate has finally voted to repeal the carbon tax, the debate has moved to a new stage in which the government's claims will be tested against what Julia Gillard would have called the "lived experience".
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Parliament imposes taxation, not the Executive
These tax cuts were dumped by Julia Gillard and Wayne Swan in May last year on the eve of Labor's last budget.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Government faces 'new paradigm' in the Senate
TANYA NOLAN: The unruly scenes in Parliament yesterday have raised questions about the Government's strategy in dealing with the new Senate crossbenchers.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Books by politicians: how to avoid the bargain bin
A flood of pollies have books coming out, from Julia Gillard to John Howard and Bob Day.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Sydney Morning Herald
Book review: Hillary Clinton lays the groundwork in Hard Choices
It is tempting to dismiss this tome as 600 pages of cautious, worthy preparation for Hillary Clinton's tilt at the US presidency in 2016.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Bald Archy artists take a swing at famous | PHOTOS
That was how Bald Archy Prize founder and director Peter Batey explained this year's flood of entries featuring politician Clive Palmer.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Eric Abetz puts pressure on new senators to restore full powers to building industry watchdog
Employment Minister Eric Abetz says the new Senate must urgently pass laws to restore the full powers of the building industry watchdog, seizing on new revelations of construction union stand over tactics and links to the underworld.
'Labor women came to Gillard's aid too late'
Tanya Plibersek, pictured with former prime minister Julia Gillard in 2012, said: "In large part, the feminists of the hit squad arrived on the ground after the game was over.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Tony Abbott is now less popular than Julia Gillard was
Tony Abbott is now LESS popular than Julia Gillard was before she was dumped for Kevin Rudd before last year's election ... and he hasn't even been in power for one year Tony Abbott's appro val rating has dropped to 31 percent, lower than Julia Gil lar d's 34 percent approval rating before she was dumped last year Tony Abbott is less popular than ... (more)