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Follow Crikey’s latest coverage of the carbon tax. Crikey’s carbon tax coverage includes independent news, blogs and commentary.


Tips and rumours

Classification board roles politicised … carbon tax savings don’t add up … Gillard’s book launch no cheap affair

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Tips and rumours

Spectator Australia charging for old blog posts … Keating says no biography on the cards … senior SBS staffers laid off

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iSentia index: MH17 disaster brings foreign affairs into sharp focus

A busy week in news — from MH17 to a certain PUP senator’s requirements for a partner.

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The double standards of terrorism

Crikey readers have their say on plane crashes, the carbon tax and other issues of the day.

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Tips and rumours

More financial woes for Tinkler … where’s the carbon tax discounts? … paid for Twitter spam? Unlikely …

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Let’s not be too hasty to blame all old white men

Crikey readers talk the death of the carbon tax and youth unemployment.

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Rundle: inside the bloody red chamber as time disappears

The carbon tax was repealed at 11.14, but there’s still a long way to go for this sitting of Senate.

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Rundle: Clive runs riot as Abbott holds his breath

This was meant to be the Abbott government’s fortnight of triumph, repealing carbon tax and mining tax hand-in-hand with the newbie senators. But Palmer had other ideas …

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Coalition’s week of triumph ends in debacle and dismay

This week’s Senate debacle demonstrates the need for the Abbott government to dramatically lift its games — but can it?

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Rundle: a buzz of black and yellow as newbies take their seats

The Gillard government’s signature piece of policy, the carbon tax, has been quietly prepared for execution — as Clive upstaged his own senators.

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Inside Clive’s conversion: how the coal baron met the climate crusader

It was a bromance no one expected. Here’s the story on how Clive Palmer came to cross paths with Al Gore.

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Don’t touch that dial

Crikey readers talk AM radio and how Abbott’s climate change policy has made him a worldwide laughingstock.

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Tips and rumours

All the gossip from ye olde Crikey court … jobs going at Downer Rail … Bolt blog vetoes The Australian? …

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Chair sniffer deserves no sympathy

Crikey readers talk the death of renewable energy, Chinese investment in Australian property and chair-sniffing Troy Buswell.

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We read the Oz so you don’t have to

Crikey readers talk subsidies for mining companies and News Corp, who’s telling porkies about the carbon tax, and the rubbish that’s in the Oz.

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Not transitioning, drowning

Crikey readers talk wages growth, Fairfax deadlines and the coal companies getting government money.

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Week in review: Coalition gets a taste of its own medicine

A “kinder, gentler polity” was nowhere in sight during the first week of Parliament under the Abbott government.

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Trying hard to make Direct Action add up

Let’s be honest: the carbon tax has so far not reduced Australia’s carbon emissions at all. Could the Abbott government’s Direct Action policy be better after all?

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Carbon pricing: what business actually said

Cast your mind back to 2007, when then-prime minister John Howard and most major business leaders agreed an emissions trading scheme or a price on carbon was the only way forward. How things have changed.

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The Power 50: taking care of business

Gina Rinehart, Australia’s richest person, is the top businessperson on Crikey’s Power 50 list. Fellow miner Twiggy Forrest also makes an appearance, and media mogul James Packer is moving up in the world (and the rankings).

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Government sets its carbon tax D-day — but how will it deliver?

Environment Minister Greg Hunt vows nobody will pay for the carbon tax on July 1 next year. But there’s enormous complexity in repealing the legislation for business.

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Government haste to axe the tax could cost the budget $2b

A new report says the federal government’s mandate to axe the carbon price would cost $2 billion in returns to polluters. It’s a poison pill the Coalition should be wary of.

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The people have spoken: axe the tax

Crikey readers have their say on the carbon tax, mandates, Syria and paid lobbyists.

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Four days in, and Labor is already at odds

That didn’t take long. Two Labor MPs want to let Tony Abbott scrap the carbon price, Stephen Conroy calls leadership reforms a joke, and those who voted Liberal get a boost of confidence.

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Welcome your new senators

Crikey readers talk mandates, the new senators and the NT intervention.

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Womens Agenda

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