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