Policy Focus


The MCA advocates consistent and balanced policy settings for:

  • An industry free of fatalities, injuries and diseases
  • A macro-economic framework conducive to global competitiveness and sustainable economic growth
  • A skilled, productive and flexible workforce
  • Efficient export infrastructure
  • Reconciling energy security with managing climate change as part of a sustainable global solution
  • A seamless and efficient Federation characterised by consistent regulation
  • Access to competitive markets for capital, production inputs, human resources, and end products
  • Access to natural resources and competitive markets for land, water and energy
  • A fair and stable society where effort is encouraged and rewarded, and support is extended to those in need
  • Mutually beneficial relationships with Indigenous and local communities through engagement and capacity building
  • Improved environmental performance for sustainable eco-systems beyond life of mine.

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