QRC wants states that buckle under activist pressure penalised

July 4, 2017

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The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has called on the Australian government to penalise states that do not develop resources because of pressure from foreign-funded green activists.

Speaking at the Queensland Media Club, QRC CEO Ian Macfarlane noted that both Queensland and Western Australia were currently being disadvantaged by having resource royalties counted against the Grants Commission per capita distribution of the goods and services tax (GST).

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