#Untappedpotential

#Untappedpotential showcases the facts about the uranium industry and the benefits it can provide to the Australian community including the creation of hundreds of jobs.

THE BENEFITS OF COMPANY TAX REFORM

Reducing Australia’s uncompetitive company tax rate would primarily benefit wage-earners and consumers, promote innovation and stimulate new foreign investment and economic growth. This is the principal finding of this report by one of the world’s most respected analysts of international corporate tax regimes.

Australian Mine Rehabilitation

While mining projects bring significant community benefits to regional areas during their operation, mining is finite in nature and just one of many possible uses for the land over time. Responsible environmental management over the entire life of the mining operation is essential for successful rehabilitation.

The Whole Story

The Whole Story demonstrates the scale of the mining industry's investment across health and safety, environmental management, innovation in low emissions technology, Indigenous economic development and the provision of local services.

Realising Australia’s Uranium potential

Our new uranium report provides an economic analysis of the uranium industry contribution to the Australian economy, as well as its potential in the years ahead under various assumptions and scenarios.

Coal. It’s an amazing thing.

Whichever way you look at it, this little black rock provides many benefits to our economy, wages, infrastructure and everyday lifestyle.

Coal - The hard facts.

Over the last decade, coal use has grown more strongly than any other energy source.

Iron Country: Unlocking the Pilbara

The vital importance of the iron ore industry to Australia’s modern prosperity is widely recognised. Less appreciated perhaps is the industry’s remarkable back-story.

Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

MINING A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTOR TO AUSTRALIA’S ECONOMIC GROWTH

National accounts data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirm that mining production remains a significant contributor to Australia’s economic growth.

NEW ANALYSIS HIGHLIGHTS TRILLION DOLLAR COMPANY TAX CONTRIBUTION

Company tax collections will reach $1.114 trillion over the next decade, according to new analysis undertaken by Deloitte Access Economics. The analysis, prepared for the Minerals Council of Australia, reveals that the proposed company tax reductions will account for just 4.3 per cent of total company tax collections over the next decade.  The proposed company tax cut amounts to just 0.8 per cent of total revenue collections over that period.

AUSTRALIAN COAL EXPORTS TO THAILAND FOUR TIMES HIGHER

New figures show that the demand for high-quality Australian coal continues to grow throughout South East Asia with exports to Thailand four times higher in April 2016 compared to April 2015.

RED TAPE REDUCTION – CLEARLY NOT FOR THE MINERALS INDUSTRY

It is profoundly disappointing that the Independent Inquiry into the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Report has recommended even more red tape for the Victorian mining industry

COMPANY TAX RATE CUT WILL DELIVER GROWTH, INVESTMENT AND HIGHER REAL WAGES

Suggestions by the left-wing Australia Institute that a lower company tax rate will simply boost the coffers of the US Internal Revenue Service and fail to deliver a growth and investment dividend are wrong.

Submission to Earth Resources Regulation’s Draft Stakeholder Engagement Strategy

The Minerals Council of Australia Victorian Division (MCA) has long called for improved and balanced engagement by the regulator and welcomes Earth Resources Regulation’s (ERR) commitment to improved stakeholder engagement. The draft strategy makes an important step in this regard.

However, the strategy requires further work and clarification to ensure that the proposed stakeholder engagement activities deliver real improvements in public confidence and investor certainty to enable further development of Victoria’s resources sector.

Submission to Protecting Victoria’s Environment - Biodiversity 2036

While Protecting Victoria’s Environment - Biodiversity 2036 focuses largely on addressing biodiversity conservation on private land and outside of existing regulatory frameworks, it also considers a number of issues relevant to Victoria’s minerals industry. These include land use planning, native vegetation offsets and water management.

NUCLEAR ROYAL COMMISSION FINAL REPORT LAYS PLATFORM FOR VITAL REGULATORY REFORM

The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes the final report by the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission of South Australia.