Gold tax a face slap says Sorahan

THE executive director of the Minerals Council of Australia’s Victorian branch has slammed the state government for going through with a plan to tax the state’s gold miners and using a regulation that was pushed through after the final parliamentary sitting week.

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Victoria was the location of Australia's infamous Eureka Stockade as seen in this image, Swearing Allegiance to the Southern Cross. The watercolour by Charles A Doudiet dated December 1, 1854 sits in the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

The government attacked the state's gold miners earlier in the year for having a free ride with gold the only mineral exempt from royalties, claiming the flow-on benefits from gold production were not