Australia does well when Australian minerals do well.
An industry free of fatalities, injuries and diseases
Strong partnerships with First Nations communities
Building and sustaining respectful workplaces
The Australian minerals industry underpins the nation’s prosperity
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2023 Oct 03
Submission on Fair Work Legislation (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023
2023 Sep 25
Employment goals undermined by damaging IR changes
2023 Sep 06
Mining related emissions continue to decline
2023 Sep 05
Winners of 2023 BHP Women in Resources National Awards
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Energy and climate change
To achieve net zero emissions, Australia requires a stable policy framework enabling all low emissions technologies to participate in competitive decarbonisation of the economy.Learn more
Australian mining is a nation builder and global leader. It is Australia’s largest exporter, company tax payer and investor in infrastructure.Learn more
Safety and health
The safety, health and psychological wellbeing of the mining workforce is the industry’s number one value and commitment.Learn more
The Australian minerals industry is committed to responsible mining through continual improvement of environmental stewardship and social performance and by contributing to sustainable development.Learn more
Trade and Investment
Trade, investment and economic co-operation maximise opportunities for Australia’s mining and minerals processing industry to boost national income, generate government revenue and create high value jobs.Learn more
Workforce, innovation and skills
A highly skilled and technologically advanced future workforce will be required for the specialist mining occupations coming online.Learn more
Australia needs a modern and adaptable workplace system that attracts investment, drives sustainable wage growth, supports communities and contributes to national prosperity.Learn more
The Australian minerals industry is a major contributor to national income, investment, high-wage jobs, exports and government revenues.Learn more about mining
Our high grade metallurgical coals are amongst the best in the world for modern steel making.
Our high grade metallurgical coals are amongst the best in the world for modern steel making.Learn more
Gold's remarkable chemical and physical properties make it an incredibly useful material despite its high price. Australia’s gold exports generated $25.8 billion in revenue in FY2022.
Gold's remarkable chemical and physical properties make it an incredibly useful material despite its high price. Australia’s gold exports generated $25.8 billion in revenue in FY2022.Learn more
Australia has the world's largest endowment of uranium resources in the world, with around one-third of global resources.
Australia has the world's largest endowment of uranium resources in the world, with around one-third of global resources.Learn more
Directly employed in Aus mining
Spent in capital expenditure over 10 years
17 out of 20 mining workers are permanently employed
Taxes and royalties
Paid over the past 14 years
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The MCA acknowledges and pays its respects to past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website and linked publications may contain images or names of people who have since died.
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