Australia’s resources sector is at the forefront of developing and deploying low emissions technologies which are central to Australian and global efforts to address climate change.
Australian Bureau of Statistics data on minerals exploration spending shows exploration in Victoria reached a record high of AUS$39.7 million in 2Q20.
The Minerals Council of Australia recognises the distress caused to the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura People by the destruction of the Juukan Gorge caves and the effect on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the broader Australian community.
The Minerals Council of Australia is proud to have led Australia’s minerals industry from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in helping to keep workers, families and local communities safe.
The MCA Northern Territory Division has recently outlined how mining can help the Northern Territories’ economic recovery.
The Australian government’s AUS$2 billion JobTrainer skills package will help the nation's minerals employers to boost the rate of economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has recently announced that it will create new skilled jobs in regional Queensland through the introduction of 34 autonomous trucks.
The broadening of political support for carbon capture, utilisation and storage is a big step along the path towards least-cost emissions reduction in Australia.
Faster approvals for mines and other major projects will support the investment and jobs Australia needs to recover more quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Morrison government’s JobMaker package will support a more productive, competitive and flexible minerals industry that will help the sector maximise its contribution to Australia’s economic recovery.