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Queensland’s resources sector is widely recognised as one of the most successful in the world, contributing $55.1 billion in value added to the Queensland economy in 2016-17. Queensland’s rich and diverse resources, solid economic environment, strategic Asia-Pacific location and pro-business government make it an irresistible destination for minerals and energy resources investment.



Queensland is the world’s largest exporter of seaborne metallurgical coal; second in the world for lead production, third for zinc and bauxite and fifth for silver production. It is also a major producer of gold, mineral sands, phosphate and magnesite.



A global hub for investment, Queensland’s thriving resources sector offers a range of business advantages including world-class mine operators, equipment and technology; a competitive tax regime and a highly skilled and professional workforce. Get started now.



The Queensland Resources and Exploration Gateway provides businesses with the tools, resources and support they need to explore and invest in the vibrant Queensland minerals and energy resources sector. Learn how you can connect with new markets, new partnerships and new business opportunities today.



The Queensland Resources and Exploration Gateway (QUREX) helps businesses discover the advantages of investing in Queensland’s thriving resources exploration industry and provides them with opportunities for their future growth and prosperity.

QUREX’s vision is to be a catalyst for development and growth in the Queensland resources sector by attracting and facilitating business investment in the resources exploration industry.

QUREX plays an important role in connecting investors with the resources sector, government, industry associations, and business partners by providing information, tools, resources and support.

The QUREX Gateway was established in 2017 by the Queensland Exploration Council.

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The Queensland Resources and Exploration Gateway (QUREX) is created and managed by the Queensland Exploration Council and is a collaboration with the Queensland Government.

Launched in 2010 as a not-for-profit initiative of the Queensland Resources Council, the Queensland Exploration Council focuses on investment attraction initiatives that showcase Queensland as a leading investment destination.

The Queensland Resources and Exploration Gateway is supported by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Trade and Investment Queensland and the office of the Queensland Resources Investment Commissioner.

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