The Value of Community Contributions in the Australian Minerals Industry

This report outlines the results of research (‘the research’) commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) to capture the dollar value and understand the types and forms of statutory and discretionary company spend on activities that may be of benefit to the Australian community.

2013 minerals industry tax data survey – analysis of results

In order to improve the quality and timeliness of data on which public policy debates are based, in 2010 the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) commissioned Deloitte Access Economics (DAE) to assist it in collecting its own data on taxes paid by mining companies.

Update of National Audit of Regulations Influencing Mining Exploration & Project Approval Processes

Several more changes are in the “pipeline”, including a number of Bills (some may now be Acts) before various Parliaments. For New Zealand, the regulatory arrangements have been more stable, but this could change with a number of regulatory reform initiatives currently being progressed by the New Zealand Government. Further to the changes to primary legislation, there have been a plethora of consequential changes to subordinate legislation, Ministerial Directions and Guidelines, as well as to official government guidelines and policy strategies. In turn, these changes have given rise to a plethora of technical and administrative changes which seek to make minor adjustments to the approval processes, including fees and charges.

2012 Annual Report - Minerals Council of Australia

In 2012, the Federal Government introduced the Minerals resources rent Tax and the carbon tax - both adding billions of dollars to the industry’s $20 billion a year in tax and royalty payments. These new costs, on top of existing taxes made Australian mining one of the highest taxed minerals industries in the world.

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