10,000 Tasmanian jobs in manufacturing and forestry industries safe

Independent Senator for Tasmania Jacqui Lambie has welcomed last night’s passage of the Renewable Energy Target legislation though the upper house.

“The passage of this legislation was a great victory for Tasmania. Our state had been punished by deeply floored mainland RET laws which forced our biggest employers to effectively pay tens of millions of dollars in extra taxes - even though those businesses mainly use Renewable Hydro Energy.

Read the rest of the media release at the link: 10000 Tasmanian jobs in manufacturing and forestry industries are safe after Renewable Energy Victory in the Senate- Lambie.