North Australia Digest – 25/10/12

The Australian The government’s new mining tax raised zero revenue in its first three months. Price cuts, the high dollar and falling profits, mostly due to lower commodity prices, have drastically reduced

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North Australia Digest – 24/10/12

The Australian Queensland mining companies believe Premier Campbell Newman’s decision to overturn the 23-year ban on uranium mining indicates the industry is ‘becoming normalised’ and opens up huge opportunities for the state’s

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North Australia Digest – 23/10/12

The Australian Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has decided to lift the ban on uranium mining in Queensland, unlocking a huge opportunity to recommence development of the resource in the state. This comes

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North Australia Digest – 19/10/12

The Australian The Australian also report on the dangers of China’s slowing economy in dragging down commodity prices, particularly iron ore. Mount Gibson to slash 270 jobs in response to volatile market

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North Australia Digest – 17/10/12

The Australian Energy Australia says the carbon tax is driving up operating costs while wholesale electricity prices are weak and demand for electricity is plunging. This follows Queensland’s Stanwell Corporations decision to

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North Australia Project – 16/10/12

The Australian Julia Gillard’s arrival into New Delhi for meetings with the Indian Prime Minister could increase the hopes of  Australia selling uranium to India, thereby boosting resources and services exports to

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North Australia Digest – 15/10/12

Australian Financial Review The federal government has placed boosting the quality of the education and training system at the top of the “Asian Century” white paper, due to be released at the

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North Australia Digest – 12/10/12

We’d love to know what you think about today’s major stories that impact North Australia: The Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan says Australia can’t avoid the slowdown in the global economy but the

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North Australia Digest – 10/10/12

We’d love to know what you think about today’s major stories that impact North Australia: The Australian Rio Tinto chief Tom Albanese says the global mining giant has cut its forecasts for

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