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Aussie Miners’ ‘Social Licence’ Spurious: Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th February 2014 -  Australian mining companies are employing a debatable and ill-defined concept to justify their presence in local communities, new University of Melbourne research suggests.…

The Corporate Battle Over Conflict Minerals

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 -  A tense legal battle is unfolding in the US over an emerging Corporate Social Responsibility issue – the mining and use of tiny minerals contained in consumer goods. CRS Reporter

Community Reliance on Mining Money – Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 22nd May 2013 -  The corporate social responsibility programs of big mining companies in remote towns are often disconnected from community needs, reactive and ad hoc with some communities becoming…

Govt’s Smart Aid Will Do Little : Mining Watchdog

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th November 2011 -  Above: A recent protest calls for a repeal of the Mining Act.  Photo by Ina Alleco R. Silverio /  The Gillard Government’s ‘Mining for…

Smart Aid? Gillard Funds ‘Mining for Development’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th October 2011 -  Above: Tabakoto South Underground Gold Mine – Mali, West Africa 
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The Gillard Government…

Not for Profits Must Engage With Australia’s ‘New Wealth’

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 19th October 2011 -  Above: Australian of the Year Simon McKeon. (Image: Asha Griffith) New wealth, created by the resources boom or by information technology, is the changing face of philanthropy in…

Mining Boom Leaving Communities Behind

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th October 2011 -  More than one million Australians experience deep social exclusion, according to a new report by social welfare organisation Anglicare. Anglicare Australia's 11th state…

WA Resources Boom Must Leave Philanthropic Legacy: Costello

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th October 2011 -  Flickr Image:  Some rights reserved by Puddles  The head of Australia’s largest aid and development organisation has called on Western Australian…

NFPs To Be Caught in Super Tax Fallout

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 24th June 2010 -  The Federal Government's proposed Resources Super Profits Tax on Australia's mining industry could cost Not for Profits up to $10 million dollars annually in lost…
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