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.
The Technology Investment Roadmap Discussion Paper that has recently been released will accelerate emissions reduction in Australia through a sensible and systematic approach based on current and future low emissions technologies which offer the best prospects for Australia.
The Minerals Council of Australia has released a statement on the importance of keeping Australia’s mining industry operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Minerals Council of Australia has stated that reforms are needed to unlock minerals investment, support jobs and strengthen communities, all while boosting environmental protection.
This submission is supported by and was developed in consultation with The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia, the Queensland Resources Council and the New South Wales Minerals Council.
The Minerals Council of Australia is developing a Climate Action Plan, which will complement the already strong commitment by MCA members to act on climate change.
The Minerals Council of Australia will support the new mine tailings safety communique, with a programme of training, research and governance actions currently in development.
Strong partnerships are crucial to advance diversity and inclusion in the Australian mining and resources sector.
In May, Australia’s resources sector generated a record high AUS$24.9 billion in export earnings for the nation.