Minerals Council of Australia
The minerals industry faced an effective tax rate of 54.3 per cent in 2014-15, the highest burden for nearly a decade, new analysis by Deloitte Access Economics has found.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) awarded three Australian Minerals Industry Research Scholarships in Adelaide on 1 December 2016.
Much-needed new jobs and investment in regional Victoria are being delayed – or missed – by antiquated approvals processes and uncertainty together with the Victorian Government’s permanent ban on all onshore unconventional gas exploration and development.
In recent days, we have seen two sharply different but equally damaging approaches to resources development in Australia.
The announcement by the Victorian Government that it will introduce legislation to permanently ban all onshore unconventional gas exploration and development, including hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’) and coal seam gas is a regressive step for the nation, not just Victoria.