Johnston cagey on royalty hike

FEARS that tomorrow’s budget could reveal a higher gold royalty have been left unabated after Western Australian Mines Minister Bill Johnston told MNN the state had to be “protected” for the future after the financial “mess” left by the previous Liberal government.

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Independence Group managing director Peter Bradford said last week any attempt to lift minerals royalties to fix WA’s fiscal woes would hamper sentiment after Premier Mark McGowan refused to rule out