VIC Submissions


HIGHER EDUCATION BASE FUNDING REVIEW

It is critical that the institutional and intellectual capacity of the education sector ? schools, vocational education and higher education ? be an ongoing priority of the Government. The MCA is pleased that it is able to contribute to this review of Higher Education Base Funding as it gives the minerals industry the opportunity to put forward a number of points based on eleven years of experience working with the sector, including expending more than $22 million to sustain and build educational capacity.

VICTORIAN COMPETITION AND EFFICENCY COMMISSION: INQUIRY INTO VICTORIA‟S REGULATORY FRAMEWORK

MCA believes that VCEC is in a unique position, having significant ability to influence whole of Government decisions. An all-encompassing review of environmental regulation is a once in a generation opportunity to set policies and strategies for the next few decades and likely result in legislative reform. MCA stresses the importance that the recommendations arising from this Inquiry have the potential to improve the regulatory framework for Victoria.

2010 Victorian State Election Minerals Industry Policy Agenda

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is the peak industry association that represents the corporate minerals companies in Australia. The members of the MCA are engaged in mineral processing, mining, exploration, or the provision of services to the industry and account for more than 85 percent of mineral industry output in Australia. The MCA?s strategic objective is to advocate public policy and operational practice for a world-class industry that is safe, profitable, innovative, environmentally responsible and attuned to community needs and expectations.

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