Nov 24, 2021

Queensland resource returns hit $84.3b

Queensland resource returns hit $84.3b QRC chief executive Ian Macfarlane says the resources sector accounted for almost 80 per cent of the state's exports in 2020-21.

The resources sector contributed a record $84.3 billion to the Queensland economy in 2020-21, up almost $2 billion on the previous period, a new report shows. The Queensland Resources Council’s latest Economic Contribution Report also shows the sector supports the jobs of 423,000 people across the state, including 56,000 people directly employed and working full-time…

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