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05.10.2016

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Barnett gives ground on plan for changes to mining royalties MP3

The West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has for the first time indicated he's willing to give ground on the WA Nationals' plan to change the state's iron ore royalty regime. The National Party wants the production rental fee BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto pay the state to go from 25 cents a tonne, $5 a tonne. So far Mr Barnett has dismissed the idea. But today he indicated he's looking at unscrambling some of the decad... Source: abc.net.au

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