Greens Treasury spokesperson, Senator Nick McKim, has responded to the release of today’s inflation figures.
“The government should introduce a corporate super profits tax to help ease cost of living pressures, including by fixing up the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT).
“And they should use the additional revenue to provide cost of living support, such as by putting dental into Medicare and making childcare free.”
“COVID disruption and energy price hikes are driving inflation globally.
“But inflation is also being driven by corporate profiteering.