Resource exports delivered over AUS$65 billion of the AUS$85.2 billion total exports of Queensland goods in the 12 months to the end of April 2019.
The finalisation of the Black Finch Management Plan is great news for jobs and stronger regional communities in central Queensland.
The QRC will now ask its member companies to consider the offer along with their request for the resources industry to contribute AUS$70 million to a Regional Infrastructure Fund over three years.
According to the QRC, there is no point to a trade mission to any of Queensland’s valued trading markets while there is uncertainty that new taxes will be imposed on resources.
Adani has meet with the Department of Environment and Science and the Coordinator General to put a timeline on finalising the outstanding management plans for the Carmichael coal project.
US coal exports to Japan were at five year highs, and a royalty hike could make US coal more attractive than Queensland coal in the Japanese market.
The QRC is calling for the full support of the Queensland Parliament to support a strong future for all mining and resources projects.
An agreement between Abbot Point Operations and the Queensland Government brings court proceedings relating to stormwater release during Cyclone Debbie to an end.