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Australia: Down and out in WA

Small to mid-tier miners in Western Australia face a series of tests over the next year as capital markets...

Base metals

26 JULY 2013

Trouble ahead

Kevin Rudd was sworn in again as Australia's prime minister on Wednesday, after a three-year break, leaving...


05 JULY 2013

Miner's right: Let there be light

It is poor compensation for low commodity prices but the “tax worm”� is turning in Australia, the country...


24 MAY 2013

Carbon tax passes Australian Senate

Australia's Senate has narrowly passed the controversial Clean Energy Bill, which will raise a carbon...


11 NOVEMBER 2011

New Australian PM gives mining industry hope for tax changes

Australia's mining industry has welcomed incoming Prime Minister Julia Gillard as the country's new leader...


25 JUNE 2010

Protesters hit out at tax

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd met strong opposition to the proposed Resources Super Profits Tax...


11 JUNE 2010