Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan has blamed a crash in commodity prices for lower than expected revenue from the new resource tax. Photo: AFP Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan has blamed a crash in commodity prices for lower than expected revenue from the new resource tax. Photo: AFP
Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan has blamed a crash in commodity prices for lower than expected revenue from the new resource tax. Photo: AFP

Australia defends mining tax after 'zero earnings’

Topic |   Australian Economy
Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan has blamed a crash in commodity prices for lower than expected revenue from the new resource tax. Photo: AFP Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan has blamed a crash in commodity prices for lower than expected revenue from the new resource tax. Photo: AFP
Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan has blamed a crash in commodity prices for lower than expected revenue from the new resource tax. Photo: AFP
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