Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

Coal remains Australia’s energy foundation and has a competitive future

Coal-fired power generation kept lights and air conditioners on and kept businesses running in Australia during the past summer, according to the latest figures from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Australia-EU FTA would boost Australia’s network of Free Trade Agreements

The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes the launch of negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) between Australia and the European Union which will present significant opportunities to boost trade, investment and economic engagement with Europe.

MCA rejects narrow definition of sovereign risk

Any consideration of sovereign risk as it applies to major resources projects in Australia is not just a narrow evaluation of the chance that a government will default on its debt.

Support mining jobs to lessen regional inequality

Supporting Australia’s world-class mining companies to create more high-wage, high-skill jobs is the best way to strengthen regional communities and lessen inequality.

New uses for gold mean more opportunities for world-class Australian gold industry

New uses for gold including in antibiotics, smartphones and electric vehicles will bring new opportunities over the next three decades for gold companies in Australia, the world’s second-largest gold producer and largest exporter.

MCA Submission to Inquiry into the Indicators and Impact of Regional Inequality

Supporting Australia’s world-class mining companies to create more high-wage, high-skill jobs is the best way to strengthen regional communities and lessen inequality.