Opposition pledge: Scrapping Australia's carbon tax first priority after September elections

  • by: ROD McGUIRK , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 5, 2013 - 4:00 AM

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's conservative opposition party is casting the looming election as a referendum over a contentious carbon tax, pledging on Monday that scrapping the tax would be its first priority if it regains power.

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