Topic archives: Clive Palmer

How profitable is mining – Part 2

How profitable is mining – Part 2

June 16, 2010 34

Yesterday we had a quick squiz at the profitability of the Australian mining industry compared to both other domestic industries as well as the world’s largest 40 mining companies. Today, it’s worth a taking a closer look at how mining industry profitability in Australia plays out on the basis of business size as well as […]

Then and Now – self interested backflips on resource taxes.

Then and Now – self interested backflips on resource taxes.

May 6, 2010 16

Following on from this mornings effort of The Oz being played like a violin by the resources companies, an exercise in why most of the bitching and moaning you’ll hear about the resource tax is a lobbying exercise to cut the best deal. Clive Palmer: Then – February 22nd 2010 Support for Mr Henry has […]

What does 280K buy you?

March 24, 2009 18

Defeat. That’s the amount Clive Palmer donated to the LNP during the campaign, the details having been released today by the QEC. There were two separate cheque’s, one for $230,000 and the other for $50,000.