Frank, it’s not about making money and royalties for the …

Comment on Gas, oil royalties: 10% of what? by Dr Ongo.

Frank, it’s not about making money and royalties for the Indigenous mob.
It’s not about making tax dollars for the whole community, it’s about making big bucks for the few multinationals and shareholders and a job post politics or kickbacks for the pollies.
And then leaving a big mess for the community to cleanup.
How many ex-mining sites are properly rehabilitated by those that profited from them?

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