Anthony Albanese’s new laws forcing Australia to cut carbon emissions by 43 per cent have passed the lower house with support from the Greens and teal independents.
The laws set a carbon emissions cut target of 43 per cent on 2005 levels by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2050.
The Coalition opposed the bill except for Liberal MP Bridget Archer who crossed the floor to see it pass by 89 votes to 55.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese speaks during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra
The bill will now be sent to the Senate where it is expected to pass with support of the Greens and Independent David Pocock.
Mr Albanese celebrated the passing of the bill, telling reporters: ‘Today is a good day for business and a good day for workers and a good day for…
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