GOVERNMENT’S HOLLOW WORDS LEAVE 950,000 MANUFACTURING WORKERS EXPOSED TO WORLD’S BIGGEST CARBO

The Federal Government?s declarations of support for Australian manufacturing have been undermined by new research showing that nine out of 10 manufacturing jobs are in firms that will be exposed to the full impact of the world?s biggest carbon tax.

Criteria for identifying emissions-intensive, trade exposed industries

This report was commissioned by the Australian Trade and Industry Alliance to update a March 2011 analysis prepared for the Minerals Council of Australia. The report compares the assistance measures offered to emissions-intensive and trade-exposed (EITE) industries in Australia and the European Union (EU). The application of a carbon price raises concerns about the future competitiveness of these industries relative to similar industries from countries that do not impose such a price.

NATIONAL WATER INITIATIVE 2011 ASSESSMENT

The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes the ongoing commitment of the Federa Government to continuing the development of market based mechanisms for secure, sustainable and efficient water access as outlined in today?s National Water Initiative 2011 Assessment.

The Economic Reform Imperative - 2011 Biennial Tax Conference: Speech

On behalf of the Minerals Council of Australia, may I acknowledge the traditional owners, the Noongar people, and extend the respect of the MCA and my own, to the elders and their ancestors. Chair of the MCA?s Tax Committee, Ms Ann-Maree Wolff, Mr Don Argus, Chair of the Australian Advisory Board of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Chair of the Government?s Minerals Resource Rent Tax Policy Transition Group, other distinguished guests and colleagues.

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