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Australias Mining Fiscal Regime: H1 2016

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Published Date : Feb 2016

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No. of Pages : 19 Pages


Timetrics Australian fiscal regime report outlines the governing bodies, governing laws, rights and obligations and tax-related information on 11 commodities: coal, iron ore, copper, zinc, lead, bauxite, gold, silver, nickel, chromium and manganese.


Timetric's fiscal regime report covers Australia, which has abundant and diverse natural resources, including extensive reserves of coal, iron ore, copper, gold, natural gas and uranium.


The report outlines the governing bodies, governing laws, rights and obligations and key fiscal terms which includes royalty, corporate income tax, capital gains, deductions, withholding tax, loss carry forward and goods and services tax

Reasons To Buy

To gain an overview of Australias mining fiscal regime

Key Highlights

  • The Minerals Council of Australia represents the country in both national and international markets for the exploration, mining and processing of minerals.
  • The Offshore Minerals Act 1994 (Act No. 28 of 1994 as amended) is the legislative framework that establishes a regulatory regime for the exploration and production of minerals in Commonwealth waters.
  • The Mineral Resources Act 1989, which was amended October 2, 2015, is the mining law applicable in Queensland.
  • Geo-science Australia is custodian of the geological and geographical knowledge and data.

Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 The Australian Mining Industry Governing Bodies

2.1 National Level
2.1.1 Minerals Council of Australia (MCA)
2.1.2 Department of Industry and Science
2.1.3 Geo-science Australia
2.1.4 Australian Uranium Association (AUA)
2.1.5 Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO)
2.2 State or Territory Involvement
2.2.1 New South Wales
2.2.2 Northern Territory
2.2.3 Queensland
2.2.4 South Australia
2.2.5 Tasmania
2.2.6 Victoria
2.2.7 Western Australia

3 The Australian Mining Industry Governing Laws
3.1 Offshore Legislation
3.2 Onshore Legislation
3.2.1 New South Wales
3.2.2 Northern Territory
3.2.3 Queensland
3.2.4 South Australia
3.2.5 Tasmania
3.2.6 Victoria
3.2.7 Western Australia
3.3 Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998
3.4 Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987

4 The Australian Mining Industry Mining Rights and Obligations
4.1 Rights
4.2 Obligations

5 The Australian Mining Industry Key Fiscal Terms
5.1 Royalty
5.1.1 Queensland
5.1.2 New South Wales
5.1.3 Victoria
5.1.4 Western Australia
5.1.5 South Australia
5.1.6 Northern Territory
5.1.7 Tasmania
5.2 Corporate Income Tax
5.3 Capital Gains
5.4 Deductions
5.5 Withholding Tax
5.6 Loss Carry Forward
5.7 Goods and Services Tax

6 The Australian Mining Industry Future Development

7 Appendix

7.1 Abbreviations
7.2 Secondary Research
7.3 Primary Research
7.4 Contact Timetric
7.5 About Timetric
7.6 Timetrics Services
7.7 Disclaimer

List of Table

Table 1: The Mining Industry in Australia Key Taxes and Rates, 2016
Table 2: The Mining Industry in Australia Queensland Royalty Rates (% and AUD), 2016
Table 3: The Mining Industry in Australia Western Australia Ad Valorem Royalty Rates (%), 2016
Table 4: The Mining Industry in Australia South Australia Royalty Rates (%), 2016
Table 5: The Mining Industry in Australia South Australia Annual Rents (AUD), 2016
Table 6: The Mining Industry in Australia Withholding Tax Rates (%), 2016

List of Chart

Figure 1: The Mining Industry in Australia Commodity Mines at Different Stages (Number of Mines), 2016

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