Premier accused of tantrum over iron ore royalties increase
May 21, 2011 12:06:24 AM- abc.net.au
A war of words between the Western Australian and Federal governments over iron ore royalties has intensified with a Labor Senator accusing the WA Premier, Colin Barnett, of throwing a tantrum. Mr Barnett has announced plans to increase the royalty rate paid on a certain type of iron ore in a move expected to earn the State Government $2 billion dollars over three years.
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