#Untappedpotential showcases the facts about the uranium industry and the benefits it can provide to the Australian community including the creation of hundreds of jobs.


Reducing Australia’s uncompetitive company tax rate would primarily benefit wage-earners and consumers, promote innovation and stimulate new foreign investment and economic growth. This is the principal finding of this report by one of the world’s most respected analysts of international corporate tax regimes.

Australian Mine Rehabilitation

While mining projects bring significant community benefits to regional areas during their operation, mining is finite in nature and just one of many possible uses for the land over time. Responsible environmental management over the entire life of the mining operation is essential for successful rehabilitation.

The Whole Story

The Whole Story demonstrates the scale of the mining industry's investment across health and safety, environmental management, innovation in low emissions technology, Indigenous economic development and the provision of local services.

Realising Australia’s Uranium potential

Our new uranium report provides an economic analysis of the uranium industry contribution to the Australian economy, as well as its potential in the years ahead under various assumptions and scenarios.

Coal. It’s an amazing thing.

Whichever way you look at it, this little black rock provides many benefits to our economy, wages, infrastructure and everyday lifestyle.

Coal - The hard facts.

Over the last decade, coal use has grown more strongly than any other energy source.

Iron Country: Unlocking the Pilbara

The vital importance of the iron ore industry to Australia’s modern prosperity is widely recognised. Less appreciated perhaps is the industry’s remarkable back-story.

Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry


The Productivity Commission’s Trade and Assistance Review 2014-15 released today again confirms that Australia’s mining industry receives ‘negligible’ budgetary or tariff assistance.


As Australians living in the eastern States started the working day this Wednesday morning, our electricity network was underpinned by reliable and affordable coal-fired power generation and this provided the largest share of our energy requirements.

MCA Submission to Higher Education Reform

The MCA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Australian Government’s Driving Innovation, Fairness and Excellence in Australian Higher Education discussion paper, in which the MCA draws attention to the unique situation facing minerals-related higher education programs.

Australian Minerals Industry Research Scholarships

The Minerals Council of Australia invites applications from Ph.D. and post-doctoral researchers who seek to enhance their study experience with the Australian minerals industry.