2016 MCA Environment and Communities Workshop

The inaugural ‘2016 MCA Environment and Communities Workshop – Together for the Long Haul’ is a one-and-a-half day workshop designed to both inform and challenge practitioners’ thinking on a range of important issues facing the industry around land access and community engagement, tailings management and rehabilitation and closure.


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.


#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.

Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

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.


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.