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This is Sky News, Australia's news channel.

This is This is PM agenda.

Good afternoon, welcome to

the program. The mining tax

is now a big step closer to

becoming a reality. A deal

was done, a secret deal

between the Government and

mining tax pass through the of this morning which saw the the Greens in the early hours

lower house of parliament. No

longer a secret this deal,

but it sure was when the vote

was held in parliament.

That's let the opposition off

the chain today, despite the

lack of sleep we have seen

plenty of fireworks in parliament. More on that

coming up this hour. Talking

to the shadow resources

minister Ian Macfarlane, will