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Too Much Luck: The Mining Boom and Australia’s Future

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Awards for Too Much Luck

Shortlisted, 2012 Queensland Literary Awards

About the author

Paul Cleary

Paul Cleary has analysed the politics and economics of Australia’s reliance on mining and its impact on Aboriginal communities for more than a decade. He is the author of six books, including Too Much Luck, Mine-Field and Trillion …

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Praise for Too Much Luck

‘Paul Cleary argues that the resources boom is being classically mismanaged, indicting both federal and state governments for failing to regulate and tax properly the multinational corporations flocking to Australia to extract nonrenewable resources...[a] fierce, concise book.’ —William Finnigan, New Yorker

 

‘A timely and provocative analysis of some of the risks and opportunities associated with the present resources boom.’ —the Monthly

 

‘A powerful and passionate case for more sophisticated management of our mineral wealth.’ —Canberra Times

 

‘A rousing and and valuable wake-up call that every Australian should read.’ —Fiona Capp, Saturday Age.

 

‘This may be the most distressing book you read all year’ —Sydney Morning Herald

 

‘A very timely and important book.’ —Australian Options

 

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