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Australia: suffocated by regulation and raided by greedy politicians

8 March 2023

4:30 AM

8 March 2023

4:30 AM

Gary Banks in The Australian notes how government regulatory measures are destroying our vital comparative advantage in energy supply and promoting inefficient labour relations practices, while spending splurges have brought no improvement in outcomes, especially in health and education.

Years of over-regulation and excessive spending have been pushed even higher by Labor. The Commonwealth Government has to maintain the momentum of carbon abatement by massive new regulatory impositions on the major carbon dioxide emitting firms and forcing consumers to fund new spending in the transmission lines for wind and solar.

And due to years of government over-spending, Labor has to plug a gap of at...

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