ScoMo pledges to cut red tape for new mines:Australian Mining, June 25 2019, Vanessa Zhou

by 25 June 2019

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has pushed regulators to improve approval timeframes and reduce regulatory costs instead of ‘making things worse’.

“This in a region where iron ore mining has been taking place for decades and is relatively low risk,” Morrison, in a speech at the Western Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said.

“Take the WA mining industry for example. In 1996, the late Sir Arvi Parbo took the Kambalda nickel mine near Kalgoorlie [...]

WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry Address:24 June 2019, Prime Minister

by 25 June 2019

Thank you.

I value my engagement with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA.

In the big debates – particularly on the GST, but others as well – the Chamber always comes to the table with well researched views and a case worth hearing.

On election night I said the result was a victory not for the Liberal Party, but for the quiet Australians. Australians who quietly go about their lives, working hard each day, [...]

Morrison to cut red tape, reform IR:Andrew Tillett Jun 24, 2019

by 25 June 2019

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to slash government red tape to unlock investment and opened the door to industrial relations reform, challenging business to make the case for change and to deliver “shared gains” for workers and employers.

In his first major domestic policy speech since winning the election last month, the Prime Minister will rebuff criticism his government lacks a reform agenda, also outlining plans to overhaul the vocational training system and embrace [...]