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Australia’s Mining Fiscal Regime 2017

Australia’s Mining Fiscal Regime 2017


Australia’s Mining Fiscal Regime 2017, GlobalData’s latest release, presents the essential information relating to the terms which govern investment into Australia’s mining industry. The report sets out in detail the contractual framework under which firms must operate in the industry and clearly outlines the governing bodies, governing laws, rights and obligations and tax-related information on different commodities including coal, iron ore, copper, zinc, lead, bauxite, gold, silver, nickel, chromium and manganese.


  • Detail on legal framework and governing bodies administering the industry
  • Overview of governing laws, regulations, rights and obligations and key fiscal terms governing mining industry in Australia
  • Detail on royalty and applicable tax rates including - corporate income tax, withholding tax and goods and services tax
  • Information on application of fiscal and regulatory terms to specific licenses
Reasons to buy
  • Gain an overview of Australia’s mining fiscal regime
  • Understand the complex regulations and contractual requirements applicable to Australia’s mining industry.
  • Understand the regulatory and taxation framework in the country’s mining industry

1 Table of Contents
1.1 List of Tables
1.2 List of Figures
2 Australia’s Mining Fiscal Regime
2.1 Key Highlights
3 Australia’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Governing Bodies
3.1 National level
3.1.1 Minerals Council of Australia (MCA)
3.1.2 Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
3.1.3 Geoscience Australia
3.1.4 Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO)
3.2 State or Territory Involvement
3.2.1 New South Wales
3.2.2 Northern Territory
3.2.3 Queensland
3.2.4 South Australia
3.2.5 Tasmania
3.2.6 Victoria
3.2.7 Western Australia
4 Australia’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Laws, Regulations, Rights and Obligations
4.1 Offshore legislation
4.2 Onshore legislation
4.2.1 New South Wales
4.2.2 Northern Territory
4.2.3 Queensland
4.2.4 South Australia
4.2.5 Tasmania
4.2.6 Victoria
4.2.7 Western Australia
4.3 Rights and Obligations
4.3.1 Rights
4.3.2 Obligations
5 Australia’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Royalty and Taxes
5.1 Royalty
5.1.1 New South Wales
5.1.2 Northern Territory
5.1.3 Queensland
5.1.4 South Australia
5.1.5 Tasmania
5.1.6 Victoria
5.1.7 Western Australia
5.2 Corporate Income Tax
5.3 Withholding Tax
5.4 Treatment of tax Losses
5.5 Goods and Services Tax (GST)
6 Appendix
6.1 Abbreviations
6.2 Methodology
6.3 Coverage
6.4 Secondary Research
6.5 Contact Us
6.6 Disclaimer
1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Australia’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Reference Prices for Prescribed Minerals, July 2017
Table 2: Coal Mining in Australia - South Australia Royalty Rates (%), 2017
Table 3: Coal Mining in Australia - Western Australia Ad Valorem Royalty Rates (%), 2017
Table 4: Coal Mining in Australia - Withholding Tax Rates (%), 2017
1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Australia’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Three Levels of Australia Government
Figure 2: Australia’s Mining Fiscal Regime - A Snap Shot of the Department’s Key Objectives

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