Productivity Commission says Coalition should adopt price on carbon


Commission says carbon price would benefit consumers and help deliver best possible market reforms

The Productivity Commission has called on the Turnbull government to adopt a “proper vehicle” for reducing carbon emissions that puts a single price on carbon, saying it would benefit consumers.

It says a price on carbon must eventually form part of Australia’s energy markets and would help to deliver the greatest possible market regulation reform benefits over the next five years.

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