QUEENSLAND’S RESOURCE HUBS
Queensland’s significant mining and energy resource cities include Brisbane, Gladstone, Mackay, Mount Isa, Rockhampton and Townsville, with more than 170,000 people directly employed by the resources sector in these areas across the state. Learn more about the resource sector’s direct and indirect flow-on effects and economic contribution to Queensland cities and regions via the Queensland Resources Council’s annual economic contribution data.
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Each year, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) asks its members to open their books and provide spending information. What does industry spend and where? QRC take this confidential company information and build it up into a uniquely detailed picture of Queensland’s largest export industry. The data allows QRC to track spending to the postcode level and show exactly how that benefits every corner of Queensland. Learn more about this unique analysis below.
BRISBANE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA (click to download)
BRISBANE REGION (click to download)
GLADSTONE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA (click to download)
FITZROY REGION (click to download)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE QUEENSLAND RESOURCES SECTOR’S CONTRIBUTION TO QUEENSLAND
The QRC surveys its full member companies and selected key service members annually to identify the economic contribution of the minerals and energy sector to the Queensland economy. The spending data – including employee salaries and wages, business purchases, community contributions, local and state government payments – is collected by the postcode in which it was spent to allow local, regional and state-wide economic impacts to be assessed. To view the sector’s economic contribution in a particular region, local government area, state electorate or federal electorate, click on the link below.