Gas project taxes to fund WA infrastructure: Rudd

FEDERAL Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd has announced that a federal Labor government would allocate 25% of future Commonwealth Petroleum Resource Rent Tax revenue from the proposed giant Gorgon and Pluto gas fields to set up a WA infrastructure fund to help meet the state’s burgeoning infrastructure demand in the wake of the mining boom.

Gas project taxes to fund WA infrastructure: Rudd Gas project taxes to fund WA infrastructure: Rudd Gas project taxes to fund WA infrastructure: Rudd Gas project taxes to fund WA infrastructure: Rudd Gas project taxes to fund WA infrastructure: Rudd

Rudd told a Perth business group yesterday that if the Gorgon Gas Development was delayed, he would look at using the revenue stream from the Pluto gas fields to service the fund which could receive

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