Tag: carbon tax

Mining & Resources

Carbon tax repeal: What the industry is saying

Last week, the Australian government made one of its boldest moves in recent memory by abolishing the country's controversial carbon tax. Following through on one of Tony Abbott's main policies in his push for the prime ministerial office last year, the Senate voted 39 to 32 to end the tax, which had come into effect…

24 Jul 2014, by Test1 Test1

Planning & Design

Reducing carbon tax liability

The Government’s policy on Climate change has in its center the introduction of the “Carbon Tax”. This means that polluters will pay per tonne of carbon they release into the atmosphere. This cost will initially be set at $23, and increase gradually until 2015, then we will shift to a trading scheme that will let…

23 Apr 2012, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

QLD Transport Infrastructure: Part 2

A day of industry champions Day Two of Informa's Queensland Transport Infrastructure Summit provided a look at the Federal Government’s role in freight and transport planning; developments towards integrated freight and intelligent transport; a look at where the money comes from and project updates from the airport, port and rail industries. It was a day…

21 Sep 2011, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

The Impact of Australia’s Carbon Pricing on Transport

By Kym Lennox, Principal Consultant, The Tipping Point Institute* Australia has finally defined its starting point as a 21st century economy. The competitive dge to provide an improved quality of life is now directly linked to the efficiency of resource use. The metric to measure this efficiency across industry, between companies and countries is carbon.…

1 Aug 2011, by Test1 Test1