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Last answered 11 months ago
Distribution of answers submitted by Australian voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Aug 11, 2013. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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3 years ago by independent.co.uk
Data based on unique submissions (duplicates or multiple submissions are eliminated) per user using a 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
Data based on 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
Learn more about Mining Profits
From 2012 – 2014 the Australian government levied a 30% tax on companies on mining companies who made more than $75 million in profits. The tax was repealed in 2014 after it generated a fraction of the revenues the government initially thought it would. Proponents of the tax, including environmentalists, argue that it discourages mining. Opponents argue that it kills jobs and makes Australia’s mining exports less competitive on the international market. See recent Mining news
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Ensure that they pay remediation fees up front. Hold this as bonds. 11 months ago from a Labor in Petrie
Yes but only if no significant impact on investments and only if money is automatically put into a future fund. 11 months ago from a Liberal Democrat in Saint Kilda
No mining tax, but maybe big companies making big profits should give some monies to the areas/states in which they operate. Give back to the community/country. 11 months ago from a Family First in Perth
Yes after allowing for start up costs. 11 months ago from a Green in Forest