Approvals reform can protect natural assets & boost economy

The Minerals Council of Australia estimates that the EPBC process can cost companies developing greenfield resource projects up to $47 million every month. Professor Samuel recommended the job-destroying duplication should be addressed by improving, strengthening, and streamlining the capacity of the Federal Government to delegate approval functions to State governments.
It’s time to get on with reforms to better protect natural assets and deliver a needed boost for our economy.

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Regions drive broader economy

“If we don’t get it right we’re not going to go anywhere, because regional Australia is actually the engine that drives the broader economy,” he said.

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Ore tax props up a nation

WA’s booming iron ore industry contributed nearly one-fifth of total company tax paid across the whole of Australia last year — about $15 billion — keeping the nation on its feet in the face of a devastating pandemic.

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$10bn aid pool to cut premiums in north

“To underwrite it, you’re going to talk about billions because you need the comfort of that behind you. If we do this right, there’s no reason we can’t expand it into bushfire areas and flood areas.”

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$108b infrastructure wave

Western Australia has $108 billion worth of infrastructure projects in the pipeline — more than any other Australian State or Territory — as sky-high commodity prices fuel confidence and business investment.

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Australia backs world-leading clean hydrogen projects

“The Morrison Government is committed to building a clean and competitive hydrogen industry in Australia, and these projects are a huge step towards Australia cementing its place as a world leader,” Minister Taylor said.

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US investor frustration boils over

Article by Tony Boyd courtesy of the Australian Financial Review When it comes to bouquets and brickbats, it is rare to see a brickbat as formidable as the one that just hit […]

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