Mining Resources Tax

Don’t believe any of the hysteria being generated by the major mining multinationals, about the new Mining Resources Tax.

We are urging the Government to stand up to the big mining giants and ensure a better deal for Australia and our mining communities from the billions of dollars in profits the resources boom is generating.

The Minerals Resource Rent Tax Bill 2011 and related bills: Submission to Senate Economics Committee

December 2011

The introduction of resource rent taxation is long overdue and is one of the more obvious and pressing economic reforms that should be pursued by government.

The CFMEU broadly supports an efficient and effective taxation regime that is progressive, redistributive, enables sustainable growth and the achievement of social justice and equal opportunity.

Australia's mineral wealth belongs to its people and they should receive a good return for its exploitation.

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Minerals Resource Tax: Response to Policy Transition Group Issues Paper

October 2010

and submisstion to Senate Select Committee on Scrutiny of New Taxes

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Some Coal Hard Facts

June 2010

Find out some facts about the Resources Super Profits Tax.

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About the Super Profits Tax

May 2010

The Super Profits Tax should benefit all Australians, and deliver a special dividend to our mining communities.

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