The proposed DPT is a unilateral action that significantly departs from the international tax framework and Australia’s commitment to a global co-ordinated response to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).
The Victorian Environmental Assessment Council’s (VEAC) draft proposals paper recommends various steps to streamline land categorisation, improve Crown land information systems and position for development of standard land management regulations.
With these findings and recommendations as a base, the MCA has urged VEAC to recommend investigation of additional tools, including use of offsets, that may enhance or protect biodiversity, cultural and community values on Crown land.
Infrastructure Victoria’s strategy for the state must recommend a national approach to energy security, reliability and affordability.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) welcomed the opportunity to provide input to ARPANSA on the draft code. The MCA commended ARPANSA’s graded approach to regulation and recommended that advice be provided to regulators on the graded approach and its practical application.