Senate debates

Monday, 9 December 2013

Questions without Notice

Automotive Industry

2:06 pm

Photo of Eric AbetzEric Abetz (Tasmania, Liberal Party, Minister for Employment) Share this | Hansard source

I was asked about the issue of sovereign risk and the issue of sovereign risk was highlighted by those opposite.

Senator Wong interjecting—

The honourable Leader of the Opposition in this place can make all the noise she likes but the reality is the only sovereign risk to the automotive sector was the introduction of the carbon tax and the threat of the fringe benefits tax. We seek to remove both those sovereign-risk issues and we invite the Labor Party to support us in that task. (Time expired)


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