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Our resources, mining, equipment, technology and services sectors are some of Australia’s strongest economic performers. They generate more than half of Australia’s goods exports and provide significant opportunities including:
Social, economic and technological transformation present new challenges for the sector. Future success relies on working smarter, safer, cleaner and more efficiently than our competitors.
The government’s vision is to have the world’s most advanced, innovative and successful resources sector. One that delivers sustained prosperity and social development for all Australians.
We’ve developed the National Resources Statement to support this vision. Our 5 key goals:
This policy framework builds on the recommendations of the Resources 2030 Taskforce Report.
Australia’s Critical Minerals Strategy is a key part of this plan. It highlights the investment, innovation and infrastructure activities we are delivering to position Australia as a world leader in critical minerals.
We are also developing a National Hydrogen Strategy to build a clean, competitive and innovative hydrogen industry as a major global player by 2030.
We develop policy, interventions and projects to:
We promote the resources sector by:
See the full list of activities and strategies in our Corporate Plan under Resources.
The government participates in a number of intergovernmental initiatives and forums to exchange information and expertise:
We regularly consult with Australia’s major trading partners, industry and stakeholders to help identify commercial opportunities for Australian businesses and encourage trade and investment.
We also have resources-focused counsellors in Tokyo, Beijing and New Delhi. These representatives help strengthen our trade and investment relationships in their respective countries.
Follow us on Twitter @ResourcesGovAu
Last updated: 29 March 2019
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