CARBON TAX TO INCREASE 5 PER CENT NEXT MONDAY
Labor’s carbon tax will go up 5 per cent next Monday and another 5 per cent next year and will expand to include the diesel costs of heavy trucks adding further stress to local household budgets.
The election on the 14th of September will be a choice between Labor and its carbon tax and the Coalition’s commitment to abolish the carbon tax.
Federal Member for Forde, Bert van Manen said increases in the carbon tax and the expansion of the carbon tax to include heavy vehicle fuel costs will increase transportation costs in addition to electricity bills for every household in Forde.
“The Carbon Tax will go up and up every year with another 5% increase planned by Labor next year.”
“When I speak to families, retirees and pensioners they are telling me that they are already under great cost of living pressures and many small businesses are operating day-to-day.”
“Julia Gillard promised before the last election that “there will be no carbon tax under the government I lead“ and instead we have the world’s biggest carbon tax which is going up and up.
Bert said he would campaign against the carbon tax every day until election day.
“If the Coalition is elected as the government on September 14, repealing the carbon tax will be the first order of business for an incoming Coalition government. Repealing the carbon tax will reduce electricity and gas prices and protect local jobs.”
“We have nailed our colours to the mast – if elected, the carbon tax will go. No ifs, no buts.”
“Repealing the carbon tax is a central part of our Real Solutions Plan to build a strong, prosperous economy and create one million new jobs over the next five years.”
“The carbon tax represents for the people of Forde a clear difference between myself and Labor’s candidate.”
The Coalition has a plan to abolish the carbon tax, Labor has a plan to increase it.
Bert said repealing the carbon tax was the best thing that we can do to take pressure off families and to help the economy.