Tag Archives: Mining

Homelands and Land Rights

Recently, the Papua New Guinea parliament replaced its Prime Minister. For those with an interest in the Pacific nation, such changes seem far too regular. What caught many of us by surprise, however, was an announcement by the Minister for … Continue reading

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The mining tax… why it remains a good idea

Like most of you this week, I have been reflecting on the state of Australia politics and am thinking that a good shake up is exactly what we need… For too long the two main parties have resembled each other … Continue reading

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Dutch Disease: Resource Riches can be an Economic Curse

One of the things that has always worried me has been the over reliance that we have on the ‘resource’ sector. This has meant that our national policies are easily held to ransom by this sector and a real response … Continue reading

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