Australians paid more than $3 billion in subsidies for electricity production in 2015-16, new research shows – with 98 per cent going to renewable energy sources like wind and solar power.
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.
Iron ore is big in Australia. It now accounts for around a fifth of all Australian exports. Around 80 per cent of these iron ore exports go to just one destination: China.
Australia’s labour market arrangements are a long way from being optimal for a modern, dynamic economy, a new analysis commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia has revealed.