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Sussex Express
Sussex PCC’s video log: Working together is key to fighting anti-social behavioura panel debate chaired by Laura Green, BCRP Crime Manager, about the components
Sussex Express / Posted 2 days ago
a panel debate chaired by Laura Green, BCRP Crime Manager, about the components necessary to fight low-level crime, Ben Wyatt, from the Youth Offending Service, said a fully funded youth service to provide somewhere for young people to go... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA mining lobby wins again, will households now wear cost of budget repair?the "worst set of financial books since the Great Depression", Mr McGowan reaso
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
the "worst set of financial books since the Great Depression", Mr McGowan reasoned. But the Premier and his Treasurer Ben Wyatt were wrong. The industry was in no way, shape or form, prepared to cop it.Mining lobby strikes again From the... Read more
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Perth Now
WA's credit rating at risk: TreasurerWA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has strongly hinted at a further downgrading of WA’s cre
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has strongly hinted at a further downgrading of WA’s credit rating, saying the threat is “very real”. Mr Wyatt’s comments come after a meeting with credit ratings agency Standard and Poor’s on Wednesday — a day after the... Read more
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Perth Now
Power workers double pay packetselectricity costs by 11 per cent but protected workers are taking home up to th
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
electricity costs by 11 per cent but protected workers are taking home up to three times their salary.” Energy Minister Ben Wyatt said the pay conditions had been negotiated under the previous government but it was expected Labor’s tough wages... Read more
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Perth Now
Labor's gold royalty hike dumpedand Premier Mark McGowan has flagged all measures, including a bank levy, are o
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
and Premier Mark McGowan has flagged all measures, including a bank levy, are on the table to fix the issue. Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty hike as part of his budget last month, and has stood by it since, saying all parts of the... Read more
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Perth Now
Bank levy on table after gold tax axedreceive the attention it did. “The fact they didn’t means we have to look to o
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
receive the attention it did. “The fact they didn’t means we have to look to other means to raise that money.” Treasurer Ben Wyatt, who met international credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s yesterday, said the bank tax was worth a closer... Read more
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Perth Now
McGowan angry at WA Opposition over goldin parliament on Tuesday when he accused the Liberals of failing to accept thei
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
in parliament on Tuesday when he accused the Liberals of failing to accept their election defeat in March. Treasurer Ben Wyatt was also visibly angry as he pointed his index finger and shouted at opposition leader Mike Nahan. "If there's any... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gloves come off in gold fight, but did the WA Liberals learn their lesson?"reckless action" and what impact the decision would have on "mums and dads and
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
"reckless action" and what impact the decision would have on "mums and dads and ordinary West Australians," Treasurer Ben Wyatt launched into full attack dog mode. "If there's any credit rating downgrade Leader of the Opposition I'll be... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gold row sparks fiery scenes, but have the WA Liberals learnt their lesson?"reckless action" and what impact the decision would have on "mums and dads and
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
"reckless action" and what impact the decision would have on "mums and dads and ordinary West Australians," Treasurer Ben Wyatt launched into full attack dog mode. "If there's any credit rating downgrade Leader of the Opposition I'll be... Read more
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Canberra Times
WA Libs kill off gold royalty hike in the state's upper house to block the proposed royalty rise. The Liberal mov
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
in the state's upper house to block the proposed royalty rise. The Liberal move sparked a sharp rebuke from WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt, who described the Liberal MPs as "a group of craven opportunists intent on destroying the state's finances for... Read more
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Sky News Australia
WA Liberals to kill off gold royalty hikegold royalties at the election and had broken promises not to do so or increase
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
gold royalties at the election and had broken promises not to do so or increase taxes, he said. 'The idea that McGowan and Ben Wyatt have come up with that no jobs will be lost on this is quite absurd ... it brings into question the competence of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
WA Liberals to kill off gold royalty hikegold royalties at the election and had broken promises not to do so or increase
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
gold royalties at the election and had broken promises not to do so or increase taxes, he said. "The idea that McGowan and Ben Wyatt have come up with that no jobs will be lost on this is quite absurd ... it brings into question the competence of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gold royalty hike dead as WA Liberals block $400m budget planyear. But the industry argued it would cost thousands of jobs, close mines and
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
year. But the industry argued it would cost thousands of jobs, close mines and hinder future investment. Treasurer Ben Wyatt was booed at this morning's protest when he told miners the hike would not impact them significantly. Now his... Read more
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Adelaide Now
WA gold workers rally against royalty hikepreviously worked in Kambalda and watched it become a virtual ghost town when n
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
previously worked in Kambalda and watched it become a virtual ghost town when nickel and gold prices plunged. Treasurer Ben Wyatt spoke to a hostile crowd at the rally, saying management at the mining companies were lying to the workers by... Read more
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Weekly Times
WA gold workers rally against royalty hikepreviously worked in Kambalda and watched it become a virtual ghost town when n
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
previously worked in Kambalda and watched it become a virtual ghost town when nickel and gold prices plunged. Treasurer Ben Wyatt spoke to a hostile crowd at the rally, saying management at the mining companies were lying to the workers by... Read more
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Canberra Times
Gold workers descend on State Parliament to protest increase in the gold royalty ratehas previously rubbished the claims almost 3000 jobs will be lost, describing i
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
has previously rubbished the claims almost 3000 jobs will be lost, describing it as "inflamed rhetoric." Treasurer Ben Wyatt was among those to address the rally on Tuesday morning. He was booed and jeered by most of those in the crowd. A... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Protesters voice their disgust over gold royalty hike as Liberals meetmembers were due to finally decide whether to block Labor's budget proposal. E
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
members were due to finally decide whether to block Labor's budget proposal. External Link: Jessica Strutt tweet: Video of Ben Wyatt at gold sector rally Husband and wife Geoff and Jacqui Muir own and run a family business in the Goldfields,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Protestors voice their disgust over gold royalty hike as Liberals meetyears, which the government is relying on to help get the state's dire financia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
years, which the government is relying on to help get the state's dire financial situation back on track. WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has argued the rise will not hurt the industry or its future, and that the sector needs to chip in and do its bit,... Read more
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Perth Now
Protest against gold royalty increasedebate and vote on whether to block the gold royalty increase in the Upper Hous
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
debate and vote on whether to block the gold royalty increase in the Upper House. Rally attendees heard from Treasurer Ben Wyatt, Opposition leader Mike Nahan, One Nation’s Robin Scott and Nationals WA leader Mia Davies. Mr Wyatt, who was... Read more
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WA Today
Gold workers descend on State Parliament to protest increase in the gold royalty ratehas previously rubbished the claims almost 3000 jobs will be lost, describing i
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
has previously rubbished the claims almost 3000 jobs will be lost, describing it as "inflamed rhetoric." Treasurer Ben Wyatt was among those to address the rally on Tuesday morning. He was booed and jeered by most of those in the crowd. A... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Gold workers descend on State Parliament to protest increase in the gold royalty ratehas previously rubbished the claims almost 3000 jobs will be lost, describing i
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
has previously rubbished the claims almost 3000 jobs will be lost, describing it as "inflamed rhetoric." Treasurer Ben Wyatt was among those to address the rally on Tuesday morning. A Liberal party room meeting is also due to be held on... Read more
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The Age
Gold workers descend on State Parliament to protest increase in the gold royalty ratehas previously rubbished the claims almost 3000 jobs will be lost, describing i
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
has previously rubbished the claims almost 3000 jobs will be lost, describing it as "inflamed rhetoric." Treasurer Ben Wyatt was among those to address the rally on Tuesday morning. A Liberal party room meeting is also due to be held on... Read more
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Perth Now
Liberals set to reject $400m tax riseThe issue is do we support an increase in the gold royalty in context of the Bu
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
The issue is do we support an increase in the gold royalty in context of the Budget. “That’s the major issue.” Treasurer Ben Wyatt questioned how the Liberals could dare to reject a key Budget measure when the party was responsible for the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
GST report offers no promise of joy for WA's bottom linebelieving the acknowledgement of a flawed system might finally lead to the chan
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
believing the acknowledgement of a flawed system might finally lead to the changes the state desperately wants. Treasurer Ben Wyatt labelled the Productivity Commission's draft report on the GST system "very encouraging", while the State Liberals... Read more
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Perth Now
Nahan brushes off WA leadership chatternot going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a prem
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
not going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a premature decision." When Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty increase from 2.5 per cent to 3.75 per cent, he estimated it would raise $400 million over... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Nahan brushes off WA leadership chatternot going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a prem
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
not going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a premature decision." When Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty increase from 2.5 per cent to 3.75 per cent, he estimated it would raise $400 million over... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Fed govt warned not to 'crab walk' on GSTWA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the federal government not to "crab walk" awa
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the federal government not to "crab walk" away from the Productivity Commission's report into the GST revenue distribution, but the Commonwealth insists it is not the "enemy". The commission says in its draft report... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Nahan brushes off WA leadership chatternot going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a prem
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
not going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a premature decision." When Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty increase from 2.5 per cent to 3.75 per cent, he estimated it would raise $400 million over... Read more
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Herald Sun
Fed govt warned not to 'crab walk' on GSTWA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the federal government not to "crab walk" awa
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the federal government not to "crab walk" away from the Productivity Commission's report into the GST revenue distribution, but the Commonwealth insists it is not the "enemy". The commission says in its draft report... Read more
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Weekly Times
Nahan brushes off WA leadership chatternot going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a prem
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
not going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a premature decision." When Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty increase from 2.5 per cent to 3.75 per cent, he estimated it would raise $400 million over... Read more
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Weekly Times
Fed govt warned not to 'crab walk' on GSTWA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the federal government not to "crab walk" awa
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the federal government not to "crab walk" away from the Productivity Commission's report into the GST revenue distribution, but the Commonwealth insists it is not the "enemy". The commission says in its draft report... Read more
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Herald Sun
Nahan brushes off WA leadership chatternot going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a prem
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
not going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a premature decision." When Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty increase from 2.5 per cent to 3.75 per cent, he estimated it would raise $400 million over... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Nahan brushes off WA leadership chatternot going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a prem
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
not going to be railroaded by the government or anybody else into making a premature decision." When Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty increase from 2.5 per cent to 3.75 per cent, he estimated it would raise $400 million over... Read more
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Perth Now
GST carve-up not just a WA issue:Treasurerup to the fiscal standard of the strongest state - to a more practical objectiv
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
up to the fiscal standard of the strongest state - to a more practical objective of "reasonable". WA Labor Treasurer Ben Wyatt said the report was a good first step, but warned the federal government not to "crab walk" away from the... Read more
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Perth Now
Fed govt warned not to 'crab walk' on GSTWA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the federal government not to "crab walk" awa
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the federal government not to "crab walk" away from the Productivity Commission's report into the GST revenue distribution, but the Commonwealth insists it isn't the "enemy". The commission says in its draft report... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Fed govt warned not to 'crab walk' on GSTWA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the federal government not to "crab walk" awa
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the federal government not to "crab walk" away from the Productivity Commission's report into the GST revenue distribution, but the Commonwealth insists it isn't the "enemy". The commission says in its draft report... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Fed govt warned not to ‘crab walk’ on GSTWest Australian Treasurer Ben Wyatt is warning the federal government not to "c
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
West Australian Treasurer Ben Wyatt is warning the federal government not to "crab walk" away from the Productivity Commission's report on the GST distribution. The commission says in its draft report that providing commonwealth top-ups to WA or... Read more
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News.com.au
Fed govt warned not to ‘crab walk’ on GSTWest Australian Treasurer Ben Wyatt is warning the federal government not to "c
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
West Australian Treasurer Ben Wyatt is warning the federal government not to "crab walk" away from the Productivity Commission's report on the GST distribution. The commission says in its draft report that providing commonwealth top-ups to WA or... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Very big win': GST change could give WA billions in extra revenueGST distribution: WA Government welcomes 'very big win' under Productivity Comm
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
GST distribution: WA Government welcomes 'very big win' under Productivity Commission report WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has called on the Federal Government to implement recommended changes to the distribution of GST revenue "as quickly as... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pressure mounts on WA Liberals to support gold royalty increasemay be different views amongst individuals and we'll find that out on Tuesday,"
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
may be different views amongst individuals and we'll find that out on Tuesday," he said. Photo: WA treasurer Ben Wyatt said most West Australians believed the gold sector could afford the new tax. (ABC News: Greg Pollock)Parties put... Read more
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Perth Now
Stakes rise in gold tax waron small margins, and the royalty will significantly erode those margins — some
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
on small margins, and the royalty will significantly erode those margins — something has to give,” he said. WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt said Gold Fields was a multi-national gold mining company, which had engaged high-priced public relations firms to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gold industry splashes cash in bid to dodge tax hikeif it can afford glitzy websites and impossible-to-ignore colour advertisements
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
if it can afford glitzy websites and impossible-to-ignore colour advertisements in the daily newspaper. Treasurer Ben Wyatt insisted all the expense had been a waste. "Stop spending millions of dollars trying to avoid paying your fair... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Journalists wined, dined in battle over gold royalty hikeif it can afford glitzy websites and impossible-to-ignore colour advertisements
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
if it can afford glitzy websites and impossible-to-ignore colour advertisements in the daily newspaper. Treasurer Ben Wyatt insisted all the expense had been a waste. "Stop spending millions of dollars trying to avoid paying your fair... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Ill-considered grab for cash': Gold miners lash out at WA government's tax hikesover its plans for tax hikes claiming it will cost jobs in an environment of lo
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
over its plans for tax hikes claiming it will cost jobs in an environment of low profit margins. But WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt hit back saying the gold sector was spending millions of dollars on lobbying against the tax rather than... Read more
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Canberra Times
Gold CEOs join to fight WA royaltiesdeveloped and built at all. Chamber of Minerals & Energy WA - Kalgoorlie Gold
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
developed and built at all. Chamber of Minerals & Energy WA - Kalgoorlie Gold Tax Rally. Photo: Travis Anderson Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty increase from 2.5 per cent to 3.75 per cent in last month's budget, estimating it would raise... Read more
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WA Today
Gold CEOs join to fight WA royaltiesdeveloped and built at all. Chamber of Minerals & Energy WA - Kalgoorlie Gold
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
developed and built at all. Chamber of Minerals & Energy WA - Kalgoorlie Gold Tax Rally. Photo: Travis Anderson Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty increase from 2.5 per cent to 3.75 per cent in last month's budget, estimating it would raise... Read more
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The Age
Gold CEOs join to fight WA royaltiesdeveloped and built at all. Chamber of Minerals & Energy WA - Kalgoorlie Gold
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
developed and built at all. Chamber of Minerals & Energy WA - Kalgoorlie Gold Tax Rally. Photo: Travis Anderson Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty increase from 2.5 per cent to 3.75 per cent in last month's budget, estimating it would raise... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Gold CEOs join to fight WA royaltiesdeveloped and built at all. Chamber of Minerals & Energy WA - Kalgoorlie Gold
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
developed and built at all. Chamber of Minerals & Energy WA - Kalgoorlie Gold Tax Rally. Photo: Travis Anderson Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced the royalty increase from 2.5 per cent to 3.75 per cent in last month's budget, estimating it would raise... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gold miners escalate campaign against royalty rate hike$45 per ounce last year. "To say there is not going to be a hit to jobs ... is
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
$45 per ounce last year. "To say there is not going to be a hit to jobs ... is very farcical," he said. Both Treasurer Ben Wyatt and Premier Mark McGowan insisted yesterday that no jobs would be lost as a result of the royalty increase.Campaign... Read more
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WA Today
'Ill-considered grab for cash': Gold miners lash out at WA government's tax hikesover its plans for tax hikes claiming it will cost jobs in an environment of lo
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
over its plans for tax hikes claiming it will cost jobs in an environment of low profit margins. But WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt hit back saying the gold sector was spending millions of dollars on lobbying against the tax rather than... Read more
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