Rudd Government welcomed

THE Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) has welcomed the Rudd Labor party to Federal Government.

THE Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) has welcomed the Rudd Labor party to Federal Government.

The CME has also welcomed the appointment of Martin Ferguson as Federal Resources and Energy Minister.

“The appointment of Martin Ferguson to this portfolio is a very positive development for our resources and energy sector,” CME chief executive Reg Howard-Smith said.

“CME has enjoyed a constructive relationship with Ferguson during his time in Opposition,” he said.

The CME has expressed its interest in meeting with the Minister at the earliest chance possible.

“Our sector is well placed to continue its stellar performance of recent years, and we look forward to a constructive engagement with the Rudd Federal Government,” Howard-Smith said.

Key contact:

Chamber of Minerals and Energy Western Australia

chamber@cmewa.com

www.cmewa.com

Martin Ferguson

Australian Labor Party

martin.ferguson.mp@aph.gov.au

www.alp.org.au

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