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Question Without Notice No. 691 asked in the Legislative Council on 24 June 2020 by Hon Robin Scott

Minister responding: Hon W.J. Johnston
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

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MINING TENEMENTS — ANNUAL RENTS

691. Hon ROBIN SCOTT to the minister representing the Minister for Mines and Petroleum:

I refer to the government's annual rents imposed on mining tenements each financial year.

(1) What date was the last rental increase announced?

(2) By what percentage was the rental rate increased?

Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:

I thank the member for the question. The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for Mines and Petroleum.

(1) The last rental increase was announced on 10 May 2018.

(2) The rental rate was increased by six per cent, except for exploration licences years 1 to 3, which increased by 1.5 per cent.