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.
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.