Senate debates

Monday, 9 December 2013

Questions without Notice


2:27 pm

Photo of Michael RonaldsonMichael Ronaldson (Victoria, Liberal Party, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs) Share this | Hansard source

Old Braveheart over here did not even ask the first question of the day; there was a political question first. So his interjections, quite frankly, we will treat with the contempt they deserve. Clearly the carbon tax has been one of those significant inhibitors for the Australian automotive industry, and various reports put the additional cost at $400 to $500 on each motor vehicle produced in this country, over and above those that are imported. Of course, the great job destroyers of the last six years have the opportunity before Christmas to start taking some of those cost imposts off the Australian automotive industry and manufacturing generally. The big question is— (Time expired)


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