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 [...]

Have your say on the state of exploration in Queensland!

Through surveying exploration and drilling stakeholders each year, the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) produces the Exploration Scorecard annual publication to highlight exploration achievements and areas for improvement within the exploration industry. To read the 2020 [...]

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 [...]

Cross-industry Workflow: An Evolving Resource Industry – Same Datasets, New Perspectives

In coming months QEC will deep dive with a series of profile articles focused on those individuals that are bridging the gap between Oil & Gas and Mining & Coal Industries. In doing so, these [...]

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 [...]

Cross-Industry Workflow: What We Do See Depends Mainly On What We Look For – Perspectives On The New Energy Enterprise

In coming months QEC will deep dive with a series of profile articles focused on those individuals that are bridging the gap between Oil & Gas and Mining & Coal Industries. In doing so, these [...]

Strong economic value lies in North West Minerals Province

The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) has welcomed a new report which highlights the vast mineral resource value and economic potential of the North-West Minerals Province and wider Northern Queensland area. Released today, the Repowering the [...]

Proposed changes to Australia’s foreign investment law: potential impacts for the energy and natural resources sector

On 5 June the Commonwealth Government announced a number of significant changes to Australia’s foreign investment framework which are proposed to come into effect from 1 January 2021. The changes, for which draft legislation will [...]

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