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Massive royalty increase an economic disaster for the Territory

Posted on 4/20/2018
his morning the Northern Territory Government announced major changes to the Territory’s mineral royalty regime delivering a massive increase in royalties for mining projects.

Applications for the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive open soon

Posted on 4/13/2018
On Monday, 16 April, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) will open applications for the first round of the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI).

Mining sector is engine room of the Australian economy

Posted on 4/9/2018
The March edition of the Energy and Resources Quarterly reinforces that mining is the engine room of the Australian economy that creates jobs, royalties and revenue for local communities.

JMEI will deliver new investment into Australian exploration

Posted on 3/27/2018
The passage of the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) through the Parliament today will help create more greenfields mineral exploration and more jobs,

Maximizing the resource potential of Australia

Posted on 3/22/2018
Following very difficult economic times, declining trends and record lows over the last few years, the mining industry is starting to show signs of recovery and growth. However, more needs to be done to maximise Australia`s natural resource potential

Explorers welcome Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive

Posted on 3/19/2018
The passage of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive) Bill 2017 through the Senate is an important amendment to the tax law to support junior explorers and encourage private investment into greenfields exploration across

SA Best announcement jeopardises mining sector growth

Posted on 3/13/2018
SA Best has announced that it will support the right of adjoining properties to object to mining proposals on the basis of the potential impact on their property.

AMEC welcomes opportunity to consider 45 year old Act

Posted on 3/9/2018
Today, the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, announced a review of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972.

ABS shows mineral exploration expenditure up, but drill meters down

Posted on 3/6/2018
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released Australia’s mineral exploration statistics for the December 2017 quarter.

Government red tape hurts Australia’s ranking in leading survey

Posted on 2/23/2018
Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, the Northern Territory and Victoria fell in mineral investment attractiveness according to the Fraser Institute’s Annual Survey of Mining Companies for 2017 that was published today.