EVENTS / MEETINGS

BRISBANE BUSINESSES MEET TO DISCUSS CARBON TAX EFFECTS

A meeting to discuss the effects of the carbon tax on small business will be held in the Jagera Art Centre at 121 Cordelia St, South Brisbane, next Tuesday evening, January 21 between 7.00pm and 8.30pm.

Many local businesses have already noticed a large increase in expenses due to the introduction of the tax, however the QLD Government are warning people against blaming any price increases on the carbon tax in an effort to minimize negative press about the tax in the community.

Outspoken campaigner John Lester will MC the event and several local business owners who are feeling the effects of the new tax will also take the opportunity to speak. These include representatives from Wall Vision, a wall art and mural printing company who have recently seen a noticeable rise in utilities and manufacturing costs which have forced them to rethink their pricing strategy.

The owners of Unsurpassable a local Brisbane hair salon will also be taking the stage. They have noticed prices rising across their entire supply chain since the introduction of the tax, from the hair conditioners and shampoos they use in their salon to the Australian made hair curlers and salon furniture.

If you are a local business and would like to speak at the next Brisbane community meeting please get in touch with your local representative.

Email: brisbane@nocarbontax.com.au

EVENTS/MEETINGS HOW THE CARBON TAX AFFECTS YOU

“How the Carbon Tax Affects You” to be held in the lower Sydney Town Hall next Wednesday evening, November 9 between 6.30pm and 8.00pm.  Hosted by The City of Sydney Council.

The Federal Government has joined that global movement with a plan to introduce a price on carbon.

Adam Spencer will MC the event and the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore MP, will give a welcome and keynote speech.

Guest speakers include The Hon Greg Combet AM MP, Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency; The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP Federal Member for Sydney, Minister for Human Services and Social Inclusion; Geoffrey Cousins, Company Director & Writer; Andrew Petersen, CEO, Sustainable Business Australia Limited; Ross Gittins AM, Economics Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald.

You’ll be able to ask the experts the facts about the price on carbon.

With speakers such as Greg Combet and Tanya Plibersek, it’s sure to be a one sided affair, but attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions. A few of us will be attending in the hope of doing so.

http://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/11983-city-conversations-2011-how-the-carbon-price-affects-you

If the above link fails, you can get the details by googling “City Conversations” or “City Recital Hall”. Attendees need to register to get a (free) ticket either by using the link below or links on those websites or by phoning 8256 2222.

Online ticket link: http://www.cityrecitalhall.com/book/id/1151

COMMUNITY MEETINGS:
Climate Realists Meeting – every Thursday at 6:30pm

Five Dock RSL

Sports Bar (downstairs)

66 Great North Road

FIVE DOCK NSW

Discussion topics:  climate fraud, the carbon tax, science, general political news.  These stimulating meetings are followed by a very reasonable meal from the Club Bistro.

Emailjimrsipson@bigpond.com

St George & Sutherland Shire Conservative Action Group:  Wednesday at 6:30pm

Kareela Golf Club

Downstairs Bistro

Bates Drive (turn right from Princes Highway and turn right into the Golf Club, just past the large billboard advertising The Freedom State clothing with the smiling woman dressed like a gypsy)

KAREELA NSW

Discussion topics:  climate fraud, carbon tax, general political news.  These meetings are followed by a very reasonable meal from the Bistro.

Email: sales@nocarbontax.com.au

Eastern Suburbs Climate Realists Group:  Tuesday at 6:30pm

Date:   First meeting is due Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Venue:  Royal Hotel, Corner Bondi Road andDenham Street, BONDI NSW

Email:  climaterealistsbondi@gmail.com

Discussion topics:  current affairs,  climate fraud, carbon tax, general political news.   Reasonably priced meals available from the Hotel Bistro.

Other groups are forming and will be listed here shortly.  Please email a.easby@nocarbontax.com.au if you would like your meeting listed here.

PAST EVENTS

CONVOY OF NO CONFIDENCE SURVEY


The Convoy of No Confidence in Canberra trucks and cars are leaving next week to arrive in Canberra on 22 August.
These families are giving up income to send Canberra a message. They need our support!
Please share this link if you can help, by:
1.    enrolling as a SUPPORTER or CONVOY PARTICIPANT;
2.    completing the short online SURVEY.

WHAT TO DO WITH THE C02 PAMPHLETS?  RETURN TO SENDER ….

There have been many suggestions over the past week to ‘Return to Sender’ the CO2 pamphlet about to arrive from the Government.     You’re welcome to read it first if you wish;  mark it with a protest message if you like and then mail them in an envelope, addressed Axe the Tax to:
  • Galileo Movement (addressed Axe the Tax), Galileo Movement, PO Box 71, Ashgrove West Qld  4060
  • Consumers and Taxpayers Association (CATA), PO Box 686, Ingleburn NSW 1890
  • New DLP Senator John Madigan, 17 Albert Street, Ballarat  Vic  3350

Or you can take them with you to the Canberra rally on 16 August for Jacques/CATA to deliver to Parliament House.  A video crew will film the return of the brochures.

PRESIDENT VACLAV KLAUS AND LORD CHRISTOPHER MONCKTON VIDEOS:

President Vaclav Klaus 2011 Australian Tour

President Vaclav Klaus’ Sydney appearance at the Sofitel Hotel, with introduction by Alan Jones, AO.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKnfiGYoeCs&feature=channel_video_title

Spectator Australia Debate

“We need a carbon tax to help combat global warming”

For an informed and substantial discussion, join Lord Nigel Lawson at the Spectator Australia debate on Wednesday, 3 August at Tattersalls Club, 181 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, between 6 pm and 8.30 pm.

Lord Lawson was not only Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s long-time Chancellor; he is also one of the world’s most distinguished economists, and has spent the past decade warning of the perils of decarbonising the economy.

Lord Lawson argues that government policies to replace relatively cheap carbon-based energy with substantially more expensive renewable energy are economic illiteracy of the worst order.

The NO TO A CARBON TAX team:

•    Lord Nigel Lawson, former British  Conservative chancellor and author of An Appeal to Reason
•    Ian Plimer, geologist at University of Adelaide and author of Heaven & Earth
•    Gary Johns, associate professor at the Australian Catholic University and former federal Labor minister

The YES TO A CARBON TAX team:
•    John Hewson, chairman of GSA and former federal Liberal leader
•    Benjamin McNeil, senior fellow at the Climate Change Research Centre at the University of New South Wales
•    Mark Latham, Spectator Australia columnist and former federal Labor leader

$50 ticket
$40 for Spectator Australia subscribers

TO BOOK 

Please visit: www.stickytickets.com.au/6064 or postal payments to:
PO Box 1946,
NEUTRAL BAY NSW 2089

Cheques to be made payable to The Spectator.

Sponsored by 

Lord Monckton 2011 Tour Dates

A CARBON TAX WILL BANKRUPT AUSTRALIA – THE SCIENCE DOES NOT JUSTIFY IT

If you didn’’t make it to a Lord Monckton event, see him on YouTube – live at the Wesley Theatre in Sydney.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYxFsDXaOCc&list=PL416021868F95A343


Lord Monckton’s official tour has now concluded.  We would like to pass our appreciation on to Lord Monckton for taking the time and effort to visit Australia.  We especially appreciated his appearance at our Rally in Hyde Park.  Film of the rally will be uploaded to the website next week. We look forward to Lord Monckton’s next Australian tour.

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