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Australian Politics – ACCC Backs Abbott: Help Build New Power Generator

July 11, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Tony Abbott and the Nationals are right and Malcolm Turnbull wrong, judging by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s report on electricity. Yes, government should subsidise or guarantee contracts to allow a new generator – probably coal – to be built: The competition watchdog has called for radical reform of the […]

Australian Politics – Tax Cuts Don’t Save Prime Minister Turnbull: Labor Party Still Leads 53% to 47%

June 25, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Turnbull Government passes a big tax cut plan. The media turns on Bill Shorten. Yet nothing – nothing – seems able to shift the polls Turnbull’s way, with the Fairfax Ipsos poll having Labor still ahead of the Government, 47 per cent to 53. Australian voters rate Prime Minister Malcolm […]

Climate Change Australia – Prime Minister Turnbull’s Carbon Tax Hits Hurdle

June 19, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s objection to this carbon tax is the better:  Labor is warning that a government proposal to impose 10 years of legislated emissions cuts on the electricity sector will be too weak and will undermine its support for Malcolm Turnbull’s signature ­energy policy, which also faces the […]

Australian Politics – Essential Poll: Turnbull’s Government Trails The Labor Party 48% To 52%

May 15, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Now a third poll shows the Coalition Government led by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull still trailing Labor, despite its Budget giveaways and the Labor Party’s citizenship embarrassment. The Essential poll has the Government lifting a point to be 48 per cent to Labor’s 52. Newspoll had no change: 49% to 51. […]

Australian Politics – The Budget: Heading In The Right Direction, But Small Steps

May 7, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Good as far as it goes:  The Turnbull government is also expected to confirm in ­tomorrow night’s budget that it will return the balance sheet to surplus in 2019-20, a year earlier than forecast but by only a slim margin, while announcing an extra $24.5 billion in new infrastructure spending across […]

Australian Politics – Okay Now For Prime Minister Turnbull, But Abbott Can’t Say It

April 24, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Back in 2015: Malcolm Turnbull has delivered a slap-down to Tony Abbott for lecturing European leaders over their refugee policies as he arrived in Berlin. Abbott last month used a speech in London to urge European leaders to copy his tough policies against people smugglers by turning back boats at sea […]

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull Kind Of Admits He Was Wrong On Banks

April 23, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Financial Services Minister Kelly O’Dwyer embarrassed herself yesterday in trying to avoid admitting the Government was wrong to block a royal commission into the banks for so long. In fairness, that admission was for someone senior to make, and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull now has a go: “You are all right […]