NT Submissions

streamlining mining approvals

I refer to the package of information as presented to Industry on 24 April 2013, and the subsequent package of information provided on 10 May 2013 (the letter). As requested, this has been disseminated to the MCA-NT Management Committee and coordinated through the industry representatives that were present at the presentation in April. The following is a synopsis of the feedback received by these representatives. The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) represents Australia’s exploration, mining and minerals processing industry, nationally and internationally, in its contribution to sustainable development and society. MCA member companies produce more than 85 per cent of Australia’s annual mineral output.

2013-14 Budget Measures Consultations on Draft Mineral Royalty Act Guidelines

Tax reform in the mining industry needs to be based on a principled approach to reform. A strong and compelling argument around the need for change and an open and frank consultation process will ensure reforms are workable, achieve their purpose and do not have unintended consequences.