Australia and Indonesia have signed a trade deal that will bring greater opportunities for Australia’s mining equipment, technology and services (METS) companies.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has decried anti-mining advocates in a speech to the Minerals Council in Canberra as the coalition government revealed new plans for mining.
The Morrison Government has released a new national resources plan to maintain the competitiveness of Australia’s resources sector.
Australia needs to make key decisions about the future of its lithium sector in the coming months to capitalise on the huge economic potential, according to chief economist Mark Cully.
The industry body has expressed support for the Australian Government’s decision to review the petroleum tax system in the country.
The Federal Government has launched a review into Australia’s underperforming petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT).
A new review of the 457 migrant visa program was announced last week, but trade unions have not been invited to the party, claiming the review panel is “stacked”.