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.

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

August 12th, 2020|Exploration Industry News, Gas Industry News, Latest news, Mining Industry News, Queensland Exploration Gateway|

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

August 5th, 2020|Exploration Industry News, Gas Industry News, Latest news, Mining Industry News, Queensland Exploration Gateway|

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 [...]

Strong economic value lies in North West Minerals Province

July 16th, 2020|Exploration Industry News, Industry Publications, Latest news, Minerals Research, Mining Industry News, New Technologies Research, Qld Research in Resources|

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

June 11th, 2020|Exploration Industry News, Industry Publications, Investment, Latest news, Mining Industry News|

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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Collaborative approach identifies top priorities for minerals exploration

June 9th, 2020|Exploration Industry News, Exploration Success, Gas Industry News, Government, Latest news, Minerals Research, Mining Industry News, Qld Research in Resources, Thought Leadership in Resources|

The Queensland minerals exploration sector is set to strengthen its research and development capability through shared priorities developed by the Queensland Government Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy, the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC), University [...]

COVID-19 and its effect on Environmental Authority holders in Queensland

April 28th, 2020|Exploration Industry News, Gas Industry News, Industry Publications, Latest news, Mining Industry News|

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 [...]

MinterEllison Tax Alert: Clarification measures to the JobKeeper Rules announced

April 28th, 2020|Exploration Industry News, Gas Industry News, Latest news, Mining Industry News|

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 [...]

Guidelines and application process for new critical resources sector employees border restrictions

April 14th, 2020|Exploration Industry News, Government, Latest news|

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 [...]

KEY CONTRIBUTORS

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.