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Business council praises Labor’s ‘bridge’ to emissions trading scheme

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The Business Council of Australia had previously lobbied against a carbon tax, but on Wednesday the chief executive called for ‘Australia to begin the careful transformation of our economy if we are to achieve our lower emission future’. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/Reuters

Surprise praise from business lobby group centres on ALP climate policy’s potential to become bipartisan, despite Coalition criticism

April 27, 2016 — Labor’s climate policy has won unexpected praise from the Business Council of Australia’s chief executive, Jennifer Westacott, who said the plan could provide a platform for Continue reading Business council praises Labor’s ‘bridge’ to emissions trading scheme