Liberals move to block condensate tax

Aug 25th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia

The Australian: Brendan Nelson will ask the Liberal partyroom to consider blocking the Rudd Government’s $2.5 billion condensate tax after West Australian frontbenchers argued strongly in shadow cabinet to oppose the measure.

Liberal frontbenchers emerged from today’s marathon meeting confident that the tax will be the next revenue-raising measure on the chopping block, potentially blowing a $7 billion hole in the budget.

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