Welcome to Queensland.
We are Australia’s resources powerhouse, where investment opportunities abound. For as long as the world needs steel, it will look to our Bowen Basin as its pre-eminent supplier of metallurgical coal. We are the world’s largest seaborne metallurgical coal exporter.
In just eight years we have developed an unprecedented $70 billion onshore gas industry, which is now our second largest commodity export. If our State were a country, we would be ranked as the fourth largest LNG exporter in the world.
As well as traditional minerals like zinc, nickel, bauxite, lead and copper, we are producing cobalt and vanadium, used in wind turbines and batteries, which are crucial to the renewable energy boom. We have built a global reputation as one of the best providers of skills and technologies that support mining services.
The Queensland Government actively fosters an economic climate conducive to business, development and exploration in our resources industry, and there is no better time to invest than now. Our State has an excellent resource base, modern transport infrastructure, a trained workforce with financial, legal and supply chain capacities, and a supportive governance structure.
My Government is pleased to sponsor Energy Mines and Money Australia and we warmly welcome you, your interest and investment in Queensland.
The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP Premier of Queensland and Minister for Trade