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Question Without Notice No. 207 asked in the Legislative Council on 29 March 2018 by Hon Robin Scott

Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on 29 March 2018

ROYALTIES — REVIEW
      207. Hon ROBIN SCOTT to the minister representing the Treasurer:
      (1) Is the Treasurer aware of any plan or intention on the part of the government to conduct a royalty review of any commodity; and, if so, which commodity or commodities?
      (2) Is the government planning to engage the services of the chairman of the Pilbara Development Commission, Mr Brendan Hammond, to participate in such a review; and, if so, in what role?
      (3) Will the Treasurer give an undertaking that the exploration incentive scheme and the gold royalty shall not be included in any review?
Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
      I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.
      (1) No. A review of royalties was conducted in 2014.
      (2)–(3) Not applicable.