Latest data highlights mining’s record contribution to NSW economy

The NSW Minerals Council’s latest annual member Expenditure Survey reveals that in the last financial year, 28 participating NSW mining companies supported record levels of mining jobs and direct spending in NSW, delivering a significant boost to the NSW economy.

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Power privatisations have made energy policy harder

With the cost of living a key issue for voters, and a state election approaching, the NSW Government recently decided upon a sudden market intervention. A price cap was imposed on all coal sold to NSW power stations in an attempt to reduce power bills.

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NSW now more attractive for mining investment - but more progress needed

The release of the Fraser Institute’s Annual Mining Survey shows that NSW has improved its ranking as an attractive jurisdiction for mining investment, however it’s clear more needs to be done as domestic and international competitors continue to outperform our state.

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The important role of men in increasing Gender Diversity at NSW mines

Men are playing an important role in increasing diversity and attracting and retaining women in the mining industry, including gender diversity advocate Tim Witney, a Production Manager at BHP, who won our Gender Diversity Award in 2019.

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09 June 2024

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NSW coal jobs hit new record high - 25,500: Export volumes also up

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04 June 2024

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ACCC backs reforms to tackle Port of Newcastle's price gouging

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28 May 2024

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NSW Government announcement on Future Jobs and Investment Authorities

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15 January 2024

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Strong support for nuclear power in key Sydney federal seats

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23 November 2023

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Port of Newcastle Protest - Statement from CEO

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18 September 2023

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Mining Communities to Carry Unfair Burden of Budget Repair | Statement from NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee 

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05 September 2023

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Increase in NSW Coal Royalty Rates | Statement from NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee

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21 August 2023

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NSW coal mining supporting highest number of jobs in over a decade

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26 July 2023

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NSW Government consultation on coal cap and royalties

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29 March 2023

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McPhillamys Gold Project determination

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