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The voice for Queensland's resources sector

QRC is the not-for-profit peak industry association representing and advocating for the minerals and energy industry, a cornerstone of Queensland’s economy and communities.

What we do

We are the peak industry association

The QRC is Queensland's peak body for coal, metal and gas explorers, producers and suppliers across the resources sector.

We advocate across all areas of resources

Led by our CEO, our team works in our members' best interests and are specialised in all areas of resources & industry policy including ESG, environment, economics, safety, skills, education and diversity.

We offer a range of opportunities to members

We work collaboratively with stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes for members. We also offer exclusive access and sponsorship opportunities to member-only events.

Established in November 2003, the QRC evolved from the Queensland Mining Council to better reflect our diverse membership and forward-thinking vision. Today, we are dedicated to advocating for a sustainable future for Queensland's minerals and energy industries, which are vital to the state's economic growth and significantly contribute to Australia’s prosperity.

1 in 6 Qld jobs

Qld's resources sector supports one in every six Qld jobs.

$1 in every $4

Qld's resources sector contributes one in every four dollars to the state economy.

16,000 Qld businesses

Qld's resources sector spends across 16,000 local businesses in Qld.

1,400+ organisations

Qld's resources sector contributes to over 1,400 community organisations.

Become a Member

Not yet a member? Join our powerful network of over 200 member organisations and become a part of shaping the future of our sector.

Meet the team

Connect with QRC and our Board