Media Releases

22/06/2016

High-flying physics competition reaches new heights

Gladstone students will push the envelope of physics at the grand final of an inter-school paper plane competition today.

16/06/2016

Green activist lawfare targets gas

Green activist tactics used to disrupt and delay coal projects are now being deployed against the gas sector with today’s announcement of a federal legal challenge.

14/06/2016

Some budget positives but reforms remain on the slow track

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has honoured the government's election commitment not to increase royalties when he delivered today’s state budget.

13/06/2016

Green activist litigation is lawyers’ picnic

Green activist lawyers must be having the world’s biggest picnic lately after a slew of recent litigation against resources projects.

08/06/2016

Rockhampton students explore STEM and VET pathways

Central Queensland students heard from resources sector professionals and tradespeople at two Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) workshops in Rockhampton yesterday.

07/06/2016

Resources punching above their weight

It comes as no surprise today that Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has announced a $2.7 billion royalty write-down ahead of next week’s budget, despite record-level coal exports and a strong ramp in LNG exports.

31/05/2016

Queensland resource workers should vote for their jobs

The Queensland Resources Council is calling on the 60,000 workers across the state’s resources sector, and the additional 300,000 workers whose jobs depend on the sector, to support political parties at the upcoming federal election that will secure their jobs.

30/05/2016

Procurement program breaks boundaries

Queensland Gas Company’s (QGC) innovative approach to Indigenous procurement has been recognised with a win in the prestigious Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Indigenous Awards this evening.

30/05/2016

Joint acclaim for Indigenous advocacy champions

Two of the Queensland resource’s indigenous advocacy champions have been recognised with a joint win in the prestigious Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Indigenous Awards.

30/05/2016

Indigenous business awarded top honours

A south-east Queensland contracting company has been recognised with a win in the prestigious Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Indigenous Awards.

30/05/2016

Glencore gets gong for Indigenous careers

Glencore’s commitment to fostering life-long careers for local the Indigenous population has been recognised with a win in the prestigious Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Indigenous Awards.

30/05/2016

Indigenous jobs in resources on the rise

Despite 23,000 resources jobs lost in Queensland during the downturn, new data reports a 20 percent increase in the number of Indigenous employed in the sector last year.

30/05/2016

Indigenous man and mentor bestowed top honours

A proud Gamilaroi and Mandandanji man has been recognised with a win in the prestigious Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Indigenous Awards.

27/05/2016

Physics in Flight at Chanel College

Year seven students from Chanel College will skip the same-old school routine in favour of a fun day of physics today, with a special visit from a QGC engineer.

26/05/2016

End to sand mining makes it trifecta of pain for resources

In passing a government bill to end sand mining on North Stradbroke Island in 2019, the Queensland parliament has delivered a trifecta of pain for the state’s resources sector.

26/05/2016

Students given tools for future resources career

Local students gathered in Gladstone today for two Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) workshops to gain an insight into what it’s like to work as a professional, tradesperson or operator in the resources sector.

26/05/2016

Remembering the past to forge a brighter future

Today is a vital time for all of us to reflect on the hardships that have befallen the stolen generation.

28/04/2016

Pathways paved for our future mining professionals and tradespeople

Local students gathered in Townsville this week for two Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) workshops to gain an insight into what it’s like to work as a professional, tradesperson or operator in the resources sector.