Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

JSCOT HEARING ON THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE - Opening remarks

Mr Chairman, thank you for the opportunity to meet with the Committee today.  The minerals sector welcomes the Paris agreement as an important step forward in securing a durable path to progressively lower global greenhouse gas emissions.

APPOINTMENT OF IAN MACFARLANE TO LEAD QUEENSLAND RESOURCES COUNCIL

The minerals sector warmly welcomes the appointment of Ian Macfarlane as the Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, effective mid-November.

Ensuring the right direction for Victoria’s new Local Government Act

Protecting existing, and encouraging, new minerals investment across regional Victoria requires strategic land use planning, regulatory stability and strong local leadership.

AUSTRALIA INSTITUTE REPORT JUST MORE ANTI-COAL RHETORIC, NOT ANALYSIS

Only the green movement and their mouthpieces such as the Australia Institute (TAI) would be able to contend shutting down Australia’s second largest export industry would have limited economic impact.

Australian Mining Industry Annual Lecture

“Mining and the Ideas Economy” - Speech delivered by The Hon. Peter Costello AC at the Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne.