The scheme that the Nationals senator says will leave Queensland ‘marooned’ was actually designed and introduced by the Coalition
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Australia’s climate wars may not be over but, as key targets and policies from the two main parties are now out, there does appear to be a quietening of the political gunfire.
But Queensland coalition senator Matt Canavan was still looking to fire shots, with a front page claim that Labor’s new climate policy constituted “revenge” on his home state.