Policy & Advocacy
Advocating for consistent and balanced policy settings
The Minerals Council of Australia is the leading advocate for Australia’s minerals industry, a strong and effective voice at the national and international level.
Australia needs a modern and flexible workplace system that attracts investment, creates and preserves jobs, supports communities and contributes to national prosperity.
The Australian minerals industry is committed to decarbonising the economy and addressing climate change.
The minerals industry is committed to land use co-existence, progressive rehabilitation and supporting alternative post-mining uses, including agriculture and conservation.
Promoting taxation reforms which reduce Australia’s internationally uncompetitive corporate tax rate.
Australian mining is a nation builder and global leader. It is Australia’s largest exporter, company tax payer and investor in infrastructure.Learn more
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
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, 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
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