Who gains most from axing the carbon tax - and at what cost?

Clearly the big greenhouse gas emitting electricity generators win. In particular, the brown coal generators in Victoria's Latrobe Valley.

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When the carbon tax was introduced, there was a lot of discussion about winners and losers. The Labor government limited the number of businesses that had to pay the tax, while it also gave carbon tax relief to large carbon emitters and large energy users. There were tax cuts for households to shield them from the effects of the carbon tax.

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