Article – Fluoro man fishes for Tassie vote

August 9, 2013 Andrew Tillett The West Australian Tony Abbott’s campaign-of-cliche roadshow rolled into northern Tasmania yesterday, promising to take the Apple Isle out of the economic basket case. Fluoro colours may […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 28/06/13

The Australian Australia’s resources sector has welcomed Kevin Rudd’s return by warning him not to consider making any changes to the mining tax, instead urging new policies to help secure productivity gains […]

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Article – Answering call of the wild north – Paul Syvret, The Courier Mail

Grand schemes Great open spaces of northern Australia are again calling southern politicians full of big ideas and little understanding of the land. GO NORTH and open up our underdeveloped tracts of […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 21/06/13

The Australian Tony Abbott has announced the Coalition’s Developing North Australia policy in Townsville, pledging that his government would implement a raft of measures to fast-track development across the North, turning it […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 14/06/13

The Australian Richard Sellers, director-general of Western Australia’s Department of Mines and Petroleum, has defended the environmental record of the shale gas industry. While there has been concern raised regarding fracking practices, […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 07/06/13

The Australian In a report released this week, the Australian Council of Learned Academies estimated Australia’s undiscovered shale gas reserves could double to over 1000 trillion cubic feet, but development costs could […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 31/05/2013

The Australian Royal Dutch Shell chief executive Peter Voser has called on the government to implement improved tax and regulatory frameworks within the resources sector to allow Australia’s existing pipeline of investments […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 24/05/2013

The Australian According to a Newspoll conducted in the week before the federal budget, a huge ninety-six per cent of all Australians believe the mining industry is important to the economy and […]

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North Australia Weekly Digest – 17/05/2013

The Australian Glencore Xstrata’s head of global coal assets Peter Freyberg has warned that the coal industry is being “smashed” in Australia. Freyberg said a significant portion of the coal industry was […]

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North Australia Digest – 10/05/2013

The Australian Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh has urged the government to provide fiscal and regulatory stability ahead of the upcoming federal budget. Walsh marked growing concerns that several arrangements that […]

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