$46m carbon tax bill for hospitals, schools

Simon Benson
The Telegraph

THE average Sydney hospital will be hit with a $120,000 annual carbon bill after the $23-a-tonne tax kicks in on July 1.

Local public schools will also be forced to come up with an extra $9000 a year on their power bills to pay their carbon liability.

Revised analysis from NSW Treasury dated May 4, 2012, reveals that NSW hospitals and schools would have the highest carbon tax liabilities of any government agency.

The new modelling of the carbon tax impact on government services included in tomorrow’s state budget reveals NSW Health would have a $106 million carbon cost over the four-year forward estimates – or $27 million a year.

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