Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

Modernising STEM education for Australia’s future mining workforce

Tremendous opportunities for Australia’s mining industry presented by new technologies and automation will only be fully realised by inspiring the next generation to pursue science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) disciplines.

Australian minerals sector calls for workplace relations, education reform to build future workforce

Australia’s higher education system should be reformed and outdated workplace relations laws that discourage investment and stifle innovation and efficiency should be fixed to build the future Australian minerals workforce.

IEA backs market-based solutions, CCS for low-emissions energy future

Australia’s minerals industry welcomes support from the International Energy Agency (IEA) for a market-based approach to low-emissions technology, combined with better system planning to avoid high costs and system disruptions.

Fuel Tax Credit Alliance: fuel tax credits claims wrong again

Reports linking fuel tax credits (FTC) and funding for the environment and diversity programs again misrepresent FTCs as a tax ‘subsidy’ or cost to the Federal Budget.

Mining boom delivers record resource export revenues

Trade data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics released this week has again confirmed the importance of the mining industry to the Australian economy and the continuing benefits of the mining boom