Strong partnerships are crucial to advance diversity and inclusion in the Australian mining and resources sector.
The Minerals Council of Australia has agreed with the Productivity Commission’s independent Trade and Assistance Review 2017-2018 which refuted the claim that Australian mining is subsidised by taxpayers.
With construction underway, thousands of new direct and indirect jobs will now flow into Queensland.
The estimated effective rate of assistance from tariff and budgetary assistance for mining is negligible.
South Australia is set to invest AUS$10 million in promoting exploration and innovative technologies to accelerate new mining opportunities.
The finalisation of the Black Finch Management Plan is great news for jobs and stronger regional communities in central Queensland.
Improving access to education and boosting the quality and variety of skills of the mining workforce is essential to generating greater productivity and increased national prosperity from Australia’s minerals sector.