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Mining tax ratios revisited: New MCA Monograph by Chris Richardson

Mining tax ratios are now at or above the longer term average as Australia embarks on a new tax reform process.  This is one of the key findings by Chris Richardson, one of Australia’s best known economists, in a new publication released by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) at the start of its 2015 Tax Conference.

AUSTRALIA MAKES A FAIR AND SUBSTANTIAL CONTRIBUTION TO CLIMATE ACTION

The actual economic effort of Australia’s homes and business, not identical formal international targets, should be the basis of Australia’s contribution to future climate change agreements.

Climate Policy and Australia’s Resources Trade -  a new report

Australia has performed as well as, or better than, most developed nations in constraining emissions growth since 1990,and needs to ensure any future targets to do not undermine its resources trade, according a new report.

Release of Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan

The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes the release of the Australian and Queensland Government’s Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan.

AUSTRALIA SET TO ONCE AGAIN BE THE WORLD’S LARGEST COAL EXPORTER

The latest Resources and Energy Quarterly published by the Department of Industry confirms that coal has a bright future in Australia and is once again set to be the world’s largest coal exporter by 2017.

MCATAX
25-27 March 2015 Melbourne

The MCA’s Biennial Tax Conference is Australia’s foremost minerals taxation event. It brings together resource taxation experts, policy makers, leading business figures, Commonwealth and State officials and high-profile commentators to discuss issues at the intersection of public policy and commercial practice.