Comment

Two waves sink Malcolm Turnbull’s rhetoric

By Richard Denniss
Updated April 24 2018 - 11:10am, first published December 18 2015 - 6:09am

This week two enormous lies crashed into the shores of Australian public debate. Thanks to the Australian Tax Office we now know that rather than funding our schools and hospitals, a third of our biggest companies pay absolutely no corporate profit tax whatsoever. And now, thanks to the Queensland Land Court decision to recommend the approval of the enormous Adani coal mine, we know that suggestions that Australia is planning to be competitive in a low-carbon world amount to nothing more than a cruel hoax.

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