The chorus has been building for months from Coalition figures across the country: "now is not the time to introduce a carbon tax". But if now's a bad time to introduce a new tax, 2000 was much worse.
As Julia Gillard tries one last recovery strategy, Labor finds itself in the unusual position of having a good day. But that never lasts long for Gillard.
The government's decision to end the solar hot water program sheds a light on the self-contradictory tax system.
Climate change and human rights questions dominated the week at the Our Say People's Question.
Tony Abbott is boasting of saving $4 billion, which will be long gone when he gets into office.
Just days after its AGM, BlueScope has gone out fundraising -- despite getting access to hundreds of millions in taxpayer assistance.
Voters back the mining tax but oppose uranium exports to India, today's Essential Report shows. And voters are less concerned about a return to Workchoices.
The passage of the government's carbon pricing package is a major victory for the Greens. Even if it's so weak it needs to be bolstered by an extensive array of taxpayer spending