Imagine where Australia would financially be now if Tony Abbot had not been able to force a back down on the Rudd/Gillard Labor Governments carbon taxes.
The latest Resources and Energy Quarterly report says metallurgical and thermal coal price spikes follow the Russian invasion of Ukraine, local weather events and global demand driven by China.www.abc.net.au
… and how rich I’d be if invested in face masks and hand sanitiser, stinger and javelin missiles, etc, etc, etc.
20/20 hindsight is a wonderful thing. Abbott was simply doing The Party’s bidding to keep their Coal Industry mates happy.
How better off would we be if half of that was rolled into alternative energy tech? Mining isn't dead, just shifting to other minerals - lithium, cobalt, nickel.
The question is an easy one to answer: are you happy with the current Government’s past history, responses, policies, and representatives? Or, do you reckon a change may bring something better?
The thing that concerns me, when sitting Governments get a mandate by being re-elected, they get much worse: more arrogant, corrupted, and dictatorial - look at the Howard period. ScoMo’s far right evangelists will make Howard’s Cabinet look like The Greens!