Posts Tagged ‘ australian industry group ’

Garnaut pushes low-key target

Sep 6th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia

The long-awaited Treasury modelling partly unveiled yesterday in Professor Garnaut’s interim report on emissions trading revealed that a 10per cent emissions cut - within a global agreement - would come at a surprisingly low cost for Australia, about 0.1 per cent of GDP a year or a 1.1 per cent reduction in growth by 2020.

Kevin Rudd’s indigenous army of nation builders

Sep 2nd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia

News of the Government’s push to merge its infrastructure policy with its ambition of reducing indigenous disadvantage came as Kevin Rudd told business lobby the Australian Industry Group his Government was embarking on the biggest infrastructure project in the country’s history as part of the Labor tradition of nation-building.