Look out Malcolm Turnbull – Karl Stefanovic is coming for your job.
The popular Today Show host has penned his plans for Australia should he be elected Prime Minister.
Stefanovic has identified natural power, higher GST and a tourist tax to save the Great Barrier Reefs as the pillars upon which his hypothetical campaign would run on.
‘I love being an Australian. I love this country. My dad was born in Germany. My grandfathers were born in Serbia and Great Britain.
‘They both came here by boat…They would both be angry about the leadership of our country. And so am I,’ he wrote for the Daily Telegraph.
Stefanovic slammed Australia’s electricity crisis, identifying the failure of the Coalition government to recognise climate change and appropriately prepare the country for the future.
‘We’ve got the world’s most abundant natural resources – coal, gas and uranium – yet we’re paying the world’s highest electricity prices. It just doesn’t add up,’ he said.
He blamed a lack of bipartisanship between the Liberal and Labor parties, and wants to see power companies hit with a 5 per cent income tax if they don’t comply with lowering rates.
The Today Show host saved his strongest objection to the government’s mishandling of the Great Barrier Reef, which may lead to its irreversible destruction.
‘My British granddad was a Torres Strait Island pilot who guided huge container ships through the Great Barrier Reef and into the north Queensland ports,’ Stefanovic wrote. Continue reading…