Qld Treasurer does not want to face the figures

The Queensland Greens say that two news items today indicate Treasurer Andrew Fraser does not want to confront the reality of massive costs to Queenslanders from coal and gas.

“It is understandable why he wants to put his head in the sand over environmental costs,” Queensland Greens state spokesperson Libby Connors said today.

Two inquiries in February-March are going to embarrass both Bligh and Newman

The Queensland Greens have warned that two inquiries are about to embarrass the two major parties in the lead up to the state election and prove that the Greens call for a coal and gas moratorium is warranted.