Carbon tax

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Fact Check: Will abolishing the carbon tax reduce power bills?

Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims electricity and gas prices will drop by 9 per cent and 7 per cent once the carbon tax is abolished.
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Fact Check: Tony Abbott's claim households will be $550 a year better off without the carbon tax is outdated

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says households will be $550 a year better off if the Coalition scraps the carbon tax.
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Fact Check: Tony Abbott overstating household savings from axing the carbon tax

Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims every Australian household will benefit by $550 a year if the carbon tax is axed.
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Fact Check: Tony Abbott not telling the full story on Alcoa and the carbon tax

Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims the carbon tax is partly to blame for the closure of Alcoa's Point Henry aluminium smelter.
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Fact Check: Julia Gillard's 'carbon tax' regrets debatable

Julia Gillard claims her decision not to argue against a fixed carbon price being labelled a "tax" hurt her politically.
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Fact Check: Have electricity prices dropped $550 since the carbon tax was abolished?

Treasurer Joe Hockey claims that Treasury documents show "electricity prices have come down $550 per household as a result of us abolishing the carbon tax".
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Fact Check: Does the Abbott Government have a mandate to overturn the carbon tax?

Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims the Opposition must respect the Government's mandate to overturn the carbon tax.
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Fact Check: Coalition in the ballpark on household savings from axing the carbon tax

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Environment Minister Greg Hunt claim axing the carbon price will save households an average of $550 next financial year.
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Greening construction: the role of carbon pricing

This report examines how to design effective carbon pricing mechanisms (CPMs) for the construction industry. It specifically explores how CPMs can be designed better to more effectively account for emissions from the construction value chain (CVC)
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The Garnaut Review 2011: Australia in the global response to climate change

This 2011 update of significant elements of the 2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review considers elements of the original review where changes or improvements in expert knowledge could have significant implications for the key findings and recommendations for future climate change policy.