COVID-19

The NSW mining industry is implementing strict COVID-19 Protocols to help our mining workforce, mining families and mining communities to remain safe and healthy during this challenging time. 

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Welcome to the new NSW Mining website

Welcome to the new website for the NSW Minerals Council with a range of information about the work of our members, the benefits of our industry, and how to access our popular industry events.  


About NSW Minerals Council

Good for Jobs. Good for NSW.

There are more than 40,000 people working in mining jobs across NSW. And there are thousands more working in businesses that supply our mines and benefit from mining too. In places like Campbeltown, Penrith, Castle Hill, Sutherland Shire and St Leonards in Sydney. 

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Fix the NSW Planning System

The NSW planning system is broken and it's costing jobs and investment.

Read about our campaign to fix the NSW planning system to protect jobs support the NSW economy. 

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The history of Mining in NSW

Mining has been part of NSW for more than 200 years, providing jobs, independence and wealth. Coal mining in Australia began near Nobbys Head in Newcastle in the 1790s.

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News

07 April 2020

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Direct spending data highlights contribution of mining to the NSW economy

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31 March 2020

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NSW implementing COVID-19 health and safety national protocol

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25 March 2020

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NSW mining industry taking action on COVID-19 to protect workforce and communities

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Latest Events

Join the Voice for Mining network

Support a strong mining industry and the contribution of mining families across NSW

  • There are 40,000 people working in our mines. 
  • Our mines pay around 2 billion a year in royalties to the NSW Government to help fund nurses, teachers and police on our streets.
  • our mining families are the lifeblood of regional communities, working with farmers, teachers, tradies, people in manufacturing, services and other industries.
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Past Events

Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA)

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2019 Voice for Mining Family Day

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