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He was also a minister when the cabinet considered the law on the repeal of the State Agreements Act in 2013, in order to repeal and amend various laws on iron ore states. The repeal law, which removed the Koolyanobbing and Cockatoo Island iron mines from sa and reinstated them under normal leases, made it clear that the result would be the same 25 cents per tonne of leasing as those in BHP and Rios SAs. This point would have been absolutely raised and, as Minister, Mr. Grylls would have been involved in that discussion. Not only is this extremely hypocritical of the National Party, but it also shows that Mr Grylls is well aware that his policy is a total farce. These comments were made at the beginning of the boom, when the price of iron ore was comfortably above $120 per tonne and the major producers were making obscene profits. It was then a good idea to introduce a tax on super-profits and, indeed, the Greens supported this policy very much because it was able to be implemented effectively and safely at the federal level. Turning around now, when the price has fallen to a third of these historically high prices, and suggesting that we should introduce similar laws is to mock the intelligence of Western Australia. Photo: Rio Tinto`s iron ore mine in the Pilbara www.miningmagazine.com/ Brendon Grylls is a political player, and as the coalition seems weaker every day, it needs another „great idea to divert its party from the failing Liberal national government. But his return to the top was so hypocritical and misinformation that hell has a hard time delivering anything after the election. In recent weeks, since his new announcement of revenue increases, it has become clear that Brendon Grylls has no idea how he should actually implement this policy.

Let it break. Rents of 25c per tonne, which are obsolete, are not simply lower tax measures contained in the State Agreement Acts (SAs) with the two major producers, they exist in mining regulations (28A. Additional price for iron ore mined) was introduced in 1996 for each iron ore producer, the first of Mr. Grylls stating that it applied only to the „two major producers“. In addition to this rent, there is already a 7.5% royalty paid by all iron ore miners, or nearly $4 per tonne at the list price. Regulation 28A was introduced in the Mining Regulations by the Department of Minerals and Energy, which for many years had been working to establish a uniform royalty treatment between SAs and the producers of the Mining Act.