Opinion

Tell Labor they're dreaming: We should've gone nuclear years ago

Amanda Vanstone
Updated December 7 2023 - 5:06pm, first published 5:30am

"Let the bastards freeze in the dark," was the quip of Sir John Carrick, a senior minister in the Fraser government, in response to the refusal of the Greens equivalent and others to accept any consideration of nuclear power. He quipped that there should be bumper stickers saying just that.

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Amanda Vanstone

Amanda Vanstone is a former senator for South Australia, a former Howard government minister, and a former ambassador to Italy. She writes fortnightly for ACM.

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