Category Archive: McLeod, Amanda

Consumer Policy, the Carbon Tax, and selling Consumption Reduction

Consumer Policy, the Carbon Tax, and selling Consumption Reduction

Amanda McLeod

 

Under Julia Gillard, the ALP federal government has missed an important opportunity to sell the benefits of consumption reduction alongside its Carbon Tax (Clean Energy legislation). The government continues to get caught up in debates about compensation and tax Read more »

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Just Say No: Consumer policy and the case for restricting rights

by Amanda McLeod

Dr Amanda McLeod is a historian and commentator interested in consumer policy and commercial, social and political life. She holds a PhD in history from Monash University (2004) where she is currently an Adjunct Research Associate. Her first book, Abundance: Mass Consumption in Postwar Australia, was published in Read more »

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