Australia Institute Exposed

A new report by the former Secretary of the New South Wales Treasury makes it indisputably clear that the Australia Institute’s analysis of the mining sector cannot be trusted. The Institute is little more than the research arm of the greens party.

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Public Policy Monographs

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 unprecedented mining boom which sustained income growth and minimised the macroeconomic impact of the global financial crisis (GFC) in 2008-09, greatly assisted by the flexibility of the exchange rate and strong trade ties to Asia, most notably China.

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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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Australia Institute Exposed

A new report by the former Secretary of the New South Wales Treasury makes it indisputably clear that the Australia Institute’s analysis of the mining sector cannot be trusted. The Institute is little more than the research arm of the greens party.

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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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Policy Brief for the 44th Commonwealth Parliament


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Minerals Council of Australia - Latest News and Events

GREEN SABOTAGE OF MINING PROJECTS

The Prime Minister Tony Abbott has issued a compelling and timely warning about the risk posed to the Australian economy by a small, well-funded, ideologically motivated campaign to halt mining projects.

The high cost of renewable energy subsidies

A new independent analysis released today highlights the scale of the subsidies being delivered to the renewable energy sector at the expense of household and industrial consumers.

CARMICHAEL COAL MINE DECISION

Today’s decision regarding the approval of the Carmichael coal mine by the Federal Court is the result of environmental groups exploiting a minor legal loophole.

TIME FOR SERIOUS DEBATE ON WORKPLACE RELATIONS

For too long, debate on Australia’s current workplace relations system has been seemingly off limits.

NEW PUBLICATION: DELIVERING A LOW EMISSIONS COAL FUTURE

The Minerals Council of Australia today released a new publication Delivering a low emissions coal future that details the technological transformation underway to sharply reduce the emissions associated with the coal-fired power generation.

Delivering a low emissions coal future

Coal accounts for 41 per cent of the world’s electricity generation and is essential in the manufacture of modern infrastructure.

AJCC
15-16 October - Brisbane

The Australian Japan Coal Conference (AJCC) provides a forum for an exchange of views between Australian coal exporters and their major Japanese customers (power utilities, steel mills and cement manufacturers).

SD2014
18-20 November - Adelaide

Held annually, the Sustainable Development Conference is recognised as the leading minerals industry forum to discuss and debate sustainable development and its practical implementation.

AJCC
4-5 December - Darwin

The Summit will showcase the prosperity and potential for the Northern Territory minerals industry and debate the policies required to keep it strong. Celebrating 60 years of industry representation and the sector’s continued status as the bedrock of the Northern Territory economy, the Summit will address the issues, successes and challenges facing the industry.