IT is with some bemusement that I see some parties’ promising “copy-Katter” policies at election time given that they declined the opportunity to vote for the same policies when they were put to this recent Parliament by KAP Federal Leader Bob Katter.
I WRITE in response to a letter from Mr Poile of Collector on August 9. The Coalition is committed to reducing electricity prices and costs of living for people in our region, and the carbon tax is at the top of the list.
TOM Sebo’s comparison of Michael Pilbrow and Angus Taylor’s views on Carbon Reduction (GP Jul 22) policy do deserve further comment for the benefit of the voters of Hume to show that there is yet another view to be considered on election day.
THE article in the Goulburn Post dated July 22 reporting the position of the Liberal and Labor party candidates for Hume on the carbon tax/emissions trading scheme debate demonstrated the confused position of both major parties on the issue.
THE NSW Planning Assessments Commission recently rejected the proposal by Apex Energy for an extension of exploratory licences for CSG in Sydney’s drinking water catchment, in the Wollondilly Shire to our north.