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ABBOT POINT DREDGING APPROVAL

The decision by the Minister for the Environment, the Hon Greg Hunt MP to approve the Queensland Government’s Abbot Growth Gateway Project is welcomed and another important step in the proposed development of the coal resources in the Galilee basin.

WORKPLACE RELATIONS REFORM TOO IMPORTANT TO DOWNPLAY OR DEFER

While the Productivity Commission’s (PC) final report into Australia’s workplace relations system makes a number of sensible recommendations, its apparent willingness to settle for second best risks blunting the case for reform.

NEW RESEARCH CONFIRMS MINING INDUSTRY PAYS ITS FAIR SHARE OF TAX

The minerals industry in 2013-14 faced a tax ratio of 47 per cent (including company tax and royalties) according to the annual Minerals Industry Tax Survey released today by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).

STATEMENT ON THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The minerals sector welcomes the agreement concluded overnight as an important step forward in securing a durable and sustainable path to progressively lower global greenhouse gas emissions.

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