|Power Pole after carbon tax changes warming?|
A few of the areas hit by this (shocking) price rise are
- Household lighting, heating and cooking
- Retailers lighting and refrigeration
- Food Producers costs of production
- Manuufacturers costs
- Importers cost
Opposition leader Tony Abbott says that it shows the need for the federal government to dump the carbon tax.
Although Climate Change Minister Greg Combet is gloating that "'The electricity price rise in NSW that is attributable to the introduction of the carbon price is exactly what the Treasury forecast - approximately $3.30 a week, averaged across households,'' Senior policy officer at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, Carolyn Hodge said: ''Households face average increases of between $208 and $427 per year. ''Large price increases have become a regular feature of the energy market, outstripping increases to traditional energy rebates or emergency assistance schemes.''
Tony Abbott says that it shows the need for the federal government to dump the carbon tax.
And what did Ms Gillard Promise?