Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

AUSTRALIANS STRONGLY SUPPORT FREE TRADE

The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes findings from the latest Lowy Institute Poll which show that Australians are strong supporters of free trade and engagement with the global economy.

WA LABOR CONFIRMS APPROVED URANIUM PROJECTS TO PROCEED

The Minerals Council of Australia Uranium Forum welcomes the WA Labor government’s confirmation in the parliament today that the four approved uranium projects will be allowed to proceed.

POSITIVE STEPS TO REDUCE ENERGY COSTS AND BOOST RELIABILITY

The Minerals Council of Australia strongly supports the Turnbull Government’s decision to ask the Australian Electricity Market Operator to investigate how best to ensure the continued supply of low-cost, dispatchable baseload power as older power stations retire over the next decade.

Securing energy, jobs and Australia’s export advantage

A new report makes the case that new baseload plant needs to be built in order to address an emerging gap in baseload generation, and the Latrobe Valley is good place to do it.

LEGISLATION RESTORES CERTAINTY FOR INDIGENOUS LAND USE AGREEMENTS

The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes Federal Parliament’s passage of the Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017.

MINERALS SECTOR RESPONSE TO THE ENERGY SECURITY REVIEW

The report of the Independent Review of the Future Security of the National Energy Market is a constructive contribution to the national debate about how to ensure reliable, low cost energy with lower emissions.