Inquiry makes WA tracks

A PARLIAMENTARY committee looking at how big mining companies engage with local businesses and support regional communities will hold public hearings in Western Australia this week.

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Mining inquiry roadshow will visit Port Hedland

The House of Representatives Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources Committee inquiry is looking at how regional businesses can better benefit from the mining sector, in regards to the procurement of goods and services and the appropriateness of payment terms offered by miners to suppliers.
The committee has already held public hearings in Central Queensland, the Northern Territory and regional New South Wales.
Launched by the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matthew Canavan, the committee is chaired by former Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce.
Committee deputy chairman Luke Gosling will take the lead in WA and travel to Port Hedland today followed by Kalgoorlie tomorrow, to hear what WA has to say.
Gosling said they were looking forward to taking t...