New data confirms golden year for Australian exploration, with Queensland taking the silver medal

The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) said today new figures show national exploration expenditure has risen by almost 70 percent since the pandemic began, with Queensland explorers spending the second highest amount in their search for new resource discoveries.  QEC Chair Kim Wainwright said data released by resources analyst and QEC member AUSTEX Resource Opportunities confirms Queensland’s exploration sector is on the rise.   “New, national data [...]

2021 Bowen Basin Symposium in Mackay

The 3-day Bowen Basin Symposium is a premier event hosted by the Bowen Basin Geologist Group (BBGG), a volunteer-led special interest group of the Geological Society of Australia (GSA). The Symposium has been held every [...]

World Geologist Day – Interview with a Queensland Geologist

This Sunday, 4 April, is international Geologist Day. On this day we acknowledge the important work preformed by geologist in the past, present and future. Read the below interview with geologist Darren Walker - QEC [...]

Emerging Issues 2021 – Australian Energy and Resources Sector 2021

McCullough Robertson proudly presents the 2021 edition of Emerging Issues: a comprehensive guide to the trends, opportunities and recent legislative and policy developments in Australia’s Energy and Resources Industry. Click Here to read view access [...]

2021 QEC Technical Forum – Recording available

Attendees at today’s Queensland Exploration Council's Technical Forum were privy to the latest developments in Queensland's exploration and resources industries, and the news is overwhelmingly positive; our sector continues to experience exponential growth, Queensland's has [...]

Have your say in Fraser Institute’s Annual Survey of Mining Companies 2020

QEC encourage participation in the Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies 2020. Each year the results of this survey is addressed in the QEC Exploration Scorecard publication. A high correlation in participants between the [...]

2020 Exploration Scorecard Sentiment Survey: Have your say

Have your say on the state of exploration in Queensland by completing the 2020 Exploration Scorecard Sentiment Survey Through surveying exploration and drilling stakeholders each year, the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) produces the Exploration Scorecard [...]

Open data opens doors for Queensland explorers

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) and the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) have both commended the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy for its launch this week of the Geological Survey of Queensland Open Data [...]

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