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Electricity subsidies in Australia - The Facts

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.

NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS TAX UNCOMPETITIVENESS

A new report by internationally respected tax expert Dr Jack Mintz confirms that the high Australian company tax rate is hurting our ability to compete on the world stage for capital investment.

Estimates of royalties and company tax accrued in 2015-16

Royalties payments in 2015-16 are estimated to be some 39% higher than the $5.7 billion that the minerals sector paid in 2009-10.

JSCOT HEARING ON THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE - Opening remarks

Mr Chairman, thank you for the opportunity to meet with the Committee today.  The minerals sector welcomes the Paris agreement as an important step forward in securing a durable path to progressively lower global greenhouse gas emissions.

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