Topic archives: resource super profits tax

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 […]

RSPT polling and low hanging fruit

RSPT polling and low hanging fruit

June 2, 2010 23

Yesterday Newspoll not only published their usual voting intention results, but also ran additional questions on support or lack thereof for the RSPT, making them the third pollster that asked RSPT approval questions during May. Over the month, Morgan asked the question 3 times via their phone polls, Essential Report asked questions twice and we […]

Essential Report – Trust and RSPT

Essential Report – Trust and RSPT

May 24, 2010 8

This week’s Essential Report comes in with the primaries running 41 (Coalition down 2)/ 40 (ALP up 2), washing out into a two party preferred of 52/48 to Labor – a 2 point gain to the ALP over the last week. The Greens are steady on 10, while the broad “Others” are steady on 9. […]