Senate debates

Thursday, 23 August 2018

Questions without Notice

Liberal Party Leadership

2:22 pm

Photo of Nigel ScullionNigel Scullion (NT, Country Liberal Party, Minister for Indigenous Affairs) Share this | Hansard source

Again, there's the introduction of another carbon tax on the back of a 45 per cent emissions target. Which pensioner is going to be able to afford to reach out the finger to switch the light on? Who on a fixed income, on a Centrelink benefit, is going to dare to go and switch the heater on? Just rug up in winter. They all know that it's far better to stay warm under a coalition government than they ever are from that rabble on that side.

Opposition senators interjecting—

I can remember, Senator McCarthy—


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