BHP is navigating its third such dispute in recent years.

BHP in $300m tax deduction dispute

Treasurer Ben Wyatt has said he does not think BHP Group has been a bad corporate citizen after it was today revealed the iron ore miner might owe up to $300 million to the state in royalties, the company’s third such battle in recent years.


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I agree with Ms Davies that the royalty agreements need to be revisited. The miners aren't digging up their ore, they are digging up our ore. Because it is a finite commodity, they should be paying a fair and reasonable royalty to Western Australia; 73 cents per tonne seems a bit low.

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