(L-R): BC Iron MD Mike Young, FMG economist Julian Tapp, former FMG director Graeme Rowley, FMG CEO Andrew Forrest and Murchison Metals executive chairman Paul Kopejtka.

Alarm bells ring on new mining tax

Western Australia's business sector has reacted with alarm to the growing certainty the federal government will introduce a new tax on mining profits, with industry groups and mining leaders united in their opposition to the plan.


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With both the Federal Government making a grab to try and bail out poor performing areas such as the ACT and NSW, and clueless Colin here in the West staking claim. Industry will need to stand together and stand firm for the good of all.

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