Public discussion at sundowner
The minister said WA was one of the top five jurisdictions in the world for mining investors because companies “know what the rules are”.
He said changing those rules would be a detriment to companies currently conducting feasibility studies and the Government had no intention to do so.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Peter Collier was thrust into the spotlight when a former chairperson of the Ngaanyatjarra Lands quizzed the Government on its plans for remote communities in the northern Goldfields.
While stressing the Government was focused primarily on communities in the Kimberley and the Pilbara, Mr Collier said he wanted a “bottom-up” approach to the issue, with input from community leaders on maintaining their sustainability.
An update on Portlink was requested, but Transport Minister Dean Nalder simply referred to feasibility studies being undertaken in the region.
Attorney-General and Commerce Minister Michael Mischin.