Dangerous illegal action should end Greenpeace’s special tax treatment

Dangerous illegal action should end Greenpeace’s special tax treatment

May 29, 2017

Everyone has a right to protest, but it should be done safely and within the law. Today Greenpeace activists have put themselves and others in danger by illegally trespassing at the Port of Newcastle. Those responsible have also wasted the time and resources of Police and Emergency Services.

Government’s $50 Million For  Resources For Regions Welcome

Government’s $50 Million For Resources For Regions Welcome

May 19, 2017

Today’s announcement by the NSW Government of $50 million in additional funding for the Resources for Regions program will be welcomed by mining communities across the State and shows the Government is listening to councils in mining regions on the need for more support for local infrastructure improvements.

2017/18 NSW Minerals Council Pre-Budget submission

2017/18 NSW Minerals Council Pre-Budget submission

May 15, 2017

The NSW Minerals Council 2017/18 Budget Submission outlines nine priorities to promote economic development, support mining communities, and lock in the gains made during the recent recovery in commodity prices. This includes a 12 month moratorium on further regulatory change for the sector, more public infrastructure funding for mining communities, support for exploration activity, and delivering on commitments made to streamline fees and levies and implement planning reforms.

NSW Minerals Council Exploration Forum ‘The Rocks and Beyond’

NSW Minerals Council Exploration Forum ‘The Rocks and Beyond’

May 11, 2017

Over 100 explorers, geologists, industry professionals and government representatives attended the 2017 NSW Mining Exploration Forum.

NSW Auditor-General’s Report into Mine Rehabilitation Bond Framework
Voice for Mining Family Day’ back - 2 July 2017

Voice for Mining Family Day’ back - 2 July 2017

May 04, 2017

Rugby League fans will again be able to cheer on two great teams - the Newcastle Knights and NSW miners - at the popular Voice for Mining Family Day at McDonald Jones Stadium on July 2.

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