Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

The Importance of Fuel Tax Credits for Australian Jobs

Thirteen industry organisations representing some of the biggest economic contributors and employers to the Australian economy have again combined to demonstrate the importance of the Fuel Tax Credit Scheme.

LABOR CLIMATE PLAN

Despite a number of welcome policy reforms, Labor’s climate policy announced today will inevitably pose the risk of significant electricity prices rises with adverse consequences for the competitiveness of the export sector and the broader Australian economy.

ROYALTY INCREASE BAD FOR BUSINESS, CONSUMERS

The decision by the Andrews Labor Government to triple the royalties paid by the Victorian brown coal industry is wrong, inconsistent and will leave electricity consumers in Victoria – and possibly other states – worse off with higher bills.

Uranium and nuclear industry developments in Australia

Presentation to SARIEC 2016, Adelaide

#UNTAPPEDPOTENTIAL - AUSTRALIA’S URANIUM INDUSTRY

The Minerals Council of Australia’s Uranium Forum has today released a range of material that demonstrates the potential benefits of further developing Australia’s uranium industry.

GREEN HYPOCRISY ON STEEL SUPPORT

It is odd for the Greens to claim to support Australian steel for Australian infrastructure projects when they do not support the mining of Australian coal to produce that steel.

THE CASE FOR TAX REFORM IS STRONG

There have been suggestions today that Australia’s high corporate tax rate is immaterial to Australia’s growth prospects and the living standards of average Australians.

POSITIVE LONG TERM OUTLOOK FOR MINING INDUSTRY

There is cause for optimism in the resource and mining sector with export values forecast to increase by 35 per cent by 2020-21, according to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s Resources and Energy Quarterly released today.

MCA energy fact sheets

The MCA has produced a series of country and regional energy fact sheets detailing China, India and South East Asia’s energy mix, likely future demand and the implications for Australia’s coal and uranium exports.

NEW TAX FACTS RELEASED

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has today released its updated Tax Facts, confirming that the mining industry continues to pay its fair share of tax in Australia.