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World's Richest Woman: Australia Is Too Expensive, Africans Will 'Work For Less Than $2 Per Day'

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business

SYDNEY, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Asia's richest woman, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, warned on Wednesday that Australia was becoming too expensive for min...

Boom Towns' Big Housing Problems

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2012 | Business

* Australian mining boom pits small towns against growing here-today-gone-tomorrow workforce * Big salaries boost food prices, strain ...

Australian Senate Approves New Tax

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government pushed a new 30 percent tax on big mining companies through Parliament on Monday but faces an u...