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Powering the Regions Fund Likely to Subsidise Coal & Gas Giants

Experts have warned that The Australian Government’s Powering the Regions Fund (PRF) will be used to subsidise fossil fuel projects. As currently proposed, the fund could leave Australian taxpayers bankrolling upgrades for global gas and coal giants that have reaped tens of billions of dollars in windfall profits and pay little if any tax in

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Union leaders demand super funds dump nuclear-linked companies

in Australian Financial Review

Hostplus has agreed to divest from companies linked to the nuclear weapons industry after coming under pressure from progressive think-tank the Australia Institute and Quit Nukes. Other industry funds are being lobbied to follow suit, including AustralianSuper, which has $1.5 billion invested in 18 companies that critics say are linked to the nuclear weapons industry.

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Complementary or contradictory? An analysis of the design of climate policies in Australia

in The Age

Contrary to popular belief, the policies that are most effective in driving down greenhouse gas emissions actually raise revenue rather than cost the budget money. The Gillard Government has recently scrapped, or wound back, a range of policies designed to help reduce greenhouse gasses in order to ensure the budget returns quickly to surplus. These

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