CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE LEGISLATION

This submission is made by the Minerals Council of Australia in conjunction with the Australian Coal Association, the Australian Uranium Association, the Chamber of Mines and Energy Western Australia, the Queensland Resources Council, the New South Wales Minerals Council, the Minerals Council of Australia (Victorian Division), the Tasmanian Minerals Council, the South Australia Chamber of Mines and Energy and the Minerals Council of Australia (Northern Territory Division).

Summary Points

  1. The world’s biggest carbon tax.
  2. Australia is not lagging international efforts.
  3. The proposed scheme will damage exports.
  4. Economic cost but no environmental gain.
  5. The carbon tax on fuel is discriminatory.
  6. Flaws in the legislative package.
  7. Taxation issues: Policy and implementation concerns.
  8. A better way.

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