What is the Australian mining industry?

Australia’s mining industry is a pillar of the Australian economy, with the country being one of the world’s largest exporters of coal, iron ore, bauxite, alumina, and many other resources.

The gross value added by the mining industry was in the hundreds of billions of Australian dollars in the past decade alone. The real gross value added of the mining industry accounted for over 10 percent of the total gross value added in Australia, making it one of the largest economic industries in the country.

Over 180 thousand people were employed in the Australian mining industry. Historically, several mining booms have increased investment in mining, leading to higher incomes from mining activities and more immigration to Australia.

So, what are the jobs?

Unearthing Excellence: Mining Opportunities in Australia

Welcome to the heart of Australia's mining industry, where ambition meets resources and innovation takes center stage. As the sun rises over the vast landscapes, a myriad of job opportunities await those seeking a fulfilling career in the mining sector. From accounting to field staff, and everything in between, we offer a diverse range of roles that collectively drive this nation's mining prowess.

  • Accounting/Admin Management
  • Admin/Secretarial
  • Civil Construction
  • Contracts/Procurement
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Field Staff
  • Geology
  • Human Resources
  • Technology/Automation
  • infrastructure
  • Laboure’s
  • Maintenance
  • Executive/Senior Manager
  • Mineral Processing
  • Mining Engineer
  • Health & Safety
  • Operators
  • Process Plant/Laboratory
  • Supervision (open pit & underground)
  • Supply
  • Surveying
  • Trades

Mining locations in Australia

Did you know Australia is one of the world’s biggest untapped minerals markets with close to 80% of the country yet to be explored? Australia has discovered first class mineral deposits in Western Australia, South Australia, and Queensland, but there are more regions to explore. As we continue to grow as a world class sector, Australia’s opportunity to be a more significant player on the global stage starts with mineral exploration.


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