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May the Force be with us.
The Federal Government has unveiled a new taskforce
aimed at helping ensure the longevity of the local mining
industry, with focus on developing more jobs and global
opportunities.
Resources Minister Matt Canavan said the Resources 2030 Taskforce would
be charged with identifying reforms that would help secure the resources
sector’s future.
The Australian Government will use a report from the taskforce to
develop a Resources Statement in the second half of 2018.
“This will be the first time since the late 1990s that the Australian Government
has mapped out a policy statement for the sector,” Canavan said. “”A
successful resources policy will mean more jobs; more opportunities for
Australian businesses to succeed on the global stage; and more flow-on
benefits to other businesses and industries in regional Australia.
Canavan said the mining industry had never been as important to the global
economy as it was now. “The mining boom is not over. Mining is as important
as it has ever been and its importance to the Australian economy is only likely
to increase.”

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