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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Bracing for $300 jump in power bill as the carbon tax hits

In Australia, Cap and Trade, the carbon tax, was passed. Now it's estimated that the average power bill will jump $300 a month. Of course, government always has a solution to problems it creates - just subsidize the power costs of those who can't afford the higher energy costs caused by government in the first place.  But the subsidy is only $75.00 a month.  Isn't government great?
ELECTRICITY bills are set to rise more than $300 - or 16 per cent - next year. Half of the rise has been blamed on the carbon tax....Government already compensating for tax
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