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DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—TAXATION—COST OF LIVING PRESSURES

The Deputy President (Senator Ferguson) informed the Senate that Senator Fifield had proposed that the following matter of public importance be submitted to the Senate for discussion:

 The Gillard Government's lack of appreciation and understanding of cost of living pressures facing Australian families and its intention to add to these by the introduction of a carbon tax and other new taxes.

The proposal was supported by four senators and the matter was discussed.