· July, 2011

Stories about Australia from July, 2011

Australia: Regime Change Rupert Murdoch Style

  16 July 2011

It is a sign of the times when John Hartigan, News Limited’s head in Australia, has to defend his newspapers’ aggressive approach to the Gillard government. Murdoch’s Oz media have been accused of abusing their power with a campaign for regime change.

Australia Unveils Carbon Pricing Package

  11 July 2011

Australians remain divided after Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s announcement of a Clean Energy package with a carbon price of $A 23 per tonne and an emissions trading scheme from 2015. Bloggers note that Australia is the only country in the world with an economy-wide carbon tax.

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