The great Gorgon costs debate

Robert Gottliebsen and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA go head-to-head on workplace agreements for Chevron's Gorgon project.

Workplace agreements at Chevron's Gorgon project have come under fire after Chevron named Australian labour costs as one of the reasons for a $9 billion blow-out in the project's price tag, to $52 billion.

Here, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA and Robert Gottliebsen go head-to-head on the responsibility for high-cost labour arrangements at the Gorgon and other WA mining projects.



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