Policy Brief for the 44th Commonwealth Parliament


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Public Policy Monographs

A key economic difference between Australia and other advanced economies is the relative dominance of commodity exports, which in turn means high exposure to volatile terms of trade (the ratio of export prices to import prices).

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Opportunity at risk

Regaining our competitive edge in minerals resources - Report commissioned by and prepared for the Minerals Council of Australia

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Postgraduate Program in Community Relations

Enrolments are now open for the highly successful Postgraduate Program in Community Relations (Resources Sector).

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Memorandum of Understanding

The Australian Government and the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) have agreed on an innovative partnership that represents another major step towards closing the gap on Indigenous disadvantage.

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Australian Mining

These are stories of Australian Mining. They're the stories of our nearly 200,000 employees, and the 600,000 who earn their living in mining-related jobs.

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Fair Work Training

The Australian Mines & Metals Association, together with the MCA, is offering complimentary online training, webinars and consultancy services to help members implement the Fair Work Act.

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Minerals Council of Australia - Latest News



  • Australia’s competitiveness: Reversing...

    Since the turn of the century, Australia’s competitiveness has collapsed, contributing to the economy’s rate of growth falling below potential. Over this time, Australia has experienced an

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  • AUSTRALIA’S COMPETITIVENESS: REVERSING...

    Urgent budget repair and structural reform are critical to restoring Australia’s international competitiveness and growth prospects, according to a new MCA Monograph by Professor Tony Makin.

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  • MINERALS INDUSTRY WELCOMES REPEAL OF...

    The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes the repeal of the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT), a major step on the road to Australia reclaiming its status as a globally competitive producer and

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  • CMOC Northparkes Emergency Response...

    CMOC Northparkes Emergency Response Team has won a very competitive 22nd Annual Victorian Mine Rescue Competition hosted by the Minerals Council of Australia - Victorian Division.

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