Western Australia's Colin Barnett
Barry O'Farrell from NSW
Victoria's Ted Baillieu
They demanded Ms Gillard scrap the tax or at least boost compensation.
Ms Gillard sent her counterparts home empty-handed. "I think it won't amaze anybody in this room to say we didn't strike a grand agreement on this question," she said.
A LOOK INTO THE FUTURE
THE CLIMATE DID CHANGE
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