VIC Media Releases
News that the Victorian Opposition has been cowered by a political scare campaign against development of onshore gas resources in Victoria is as stunning as it is disappointing.
Victorians will soon see the results of the Victorian Government’s pernicious decision to triple the royalties paid by the state’s brown coal industry from 1 January. Energy suppliers will be forced to increase costs to consumers in Victoria as a result of the April 2016 decision.
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.