INDUSTRY NEWS, PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
Here you’ll find recent updates from key contributors including the Queensland Exploration Council, Queensland Resources Council, the Queensland Government through the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and Trade and Investment Queensland. You will also find useful reports, fact sheets, briefings and opinion pieces from key players within industry including the companies that provide professional services to the resources sector in Queensland. Settle in, read on and learn more about resources exploration in Queensland.
ENERGY & RESOURCES IN FOCUS - MINTER ELLISON PUBLICATION Does your business hold an Environmental Authority (EA) under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld) (EP Act)? As the Queensland government comes to terms with the challenges presented [...]
In the past couple of days there have been some important developments in relation to JobKeeper eligibility. On 23 April 2020, a new legislative instrument was passed providing guidance about several alternative tests to the decline [...]
With thanks to BDO, the QEC recently held a webinar for members to watch, listen and learn more about COVID-19 stimulus packages and tax updates. Hosted by BDO, the webinar was held on 15 April [...]
Please find below updated information from the Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy (DNRME) containing links to information required for application processes for critical sector employees. From midnight, Saturday 4 April 2020, there are increased [...]
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has provided access to the presentation and video from its recent Navigating Disruption webinar, hosted by McCullough Robertson. Click Here to access the presentation. Click Here to [...]
On 8 April 2020, legislation was introduced into and passed both Houses of Australian Federal Parliament, containing measures to implement the Government’s ‘JobKeeper payments’ wage subsidy scheme in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), which is [...]
Click here to read an overview of the JobKeeper Payment Legislation. Document had been published by KPMG and is current as at 8 April 2019. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE DOCUMENT
kpmg INSIGHTS: Funding and cash flow programs available to assist private, mid-market and family businesses affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19. Key takeaways: Federal and state governments have released a number of funding and [...]
A new funding round has opened under Queensland’s Collaborative Exploration Initiative, targeting projects in North and North West Queensland. This round encourages the exploration of new economy minerals including cobalt, gallium, germanium, graphite, indium, lithium, manganese, molybdenum, [...]
A strong outlook for gold and battery-material metals such as vanadium and cobalt are driving high demand for North Queensland drilling services, according to Eagle Drilling NQ general manager Sally Forgan. Ms Forgan expects the [...]
Hammer Metals has entered a joint venture deal which will see Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) invest up to $6 million in a cluster of its North West Queensland projects. The JV [...]
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 Commissioner.