Thursday, May 08, 2008
PITY THE FUEL
November 2007. Kevin Rudd is worried about the cost of petrol:
Rising food and petrol prices, coupled with recent interest rate rises, were putting extraordinary pressures on families, he said.
"The playback that I get from communities across the country is that families are under real financial pressure,” he said.
May 2008. That pressure will increase, thanks to Kevin Rudd:
An emissions trading scheme is likely to increase petrol prices by about 10 cents a litre ...