The estimated effective rate of assistance from tariff and budgetary assistance for mining is negligible.
South Australia is set to invest AUS$10 million in promoting exploration and innovative technologies to accelerate new mining opportunities.
The finalisation of the Black Finch Management Plan is great news for jobs and stronger regional communities in central Queensland.
Improving access to education and boosting the quality and variety of skills of the mining workforce is essential to generating greater productivity and increased national prosperity from Australia’s minerals sector.
MCA analysis shows that without carry over units, the financial cost to Australia will be at least AUS$12.8 billion.
CSIRO and Geoscience Australia’s recent assessment of the Carmichael project clears the way for the Queensland Government to finalise the remaining approvals.
As a major resources and energy exporter and a large country with a relatively small population, Australia needs a climate change policy that recognises the high relative emissions intensity of the country’s economy, say MCA.
A diverse energy mix is the key to affordability, reliability and lower emissions, says the Minerals Council of Australia.