Senate debates

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Questions without Notice

Western Australia: Infrastructure

2:25 pm

Photo of David JohnstonDavid Johnston (WA, Liberal Party, Minister for Defence) Share this | Hansard source

This tax, if not removed, continues to be a major drag, a major source of damage, to the Western Australian economy. Indeed, Western Australian taxpayers paid $627 million last year in carbon taxes. Under Labor's plan, on-road transport was going to be hit with a 6c a litre carbon tax. Of course, Senator Sterle loves that, as a former truck driver.


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