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Queensland Resources Council
Economic Contribution

Since opening this page, the Queensland resources sector has generated the following contribution to the state's economy


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Economic contribution

Queensland is blessed with a rich endowment of resource wealth, which has seen the state develop a world-class industry which contributes in many ways to the state’s unique quality of life

All Queenslanders know that resources are important to the state’s prosperity, but it can be easy to take the industry’s local contribution for granted. In your community, do you know many local jobs and local businesses are supported by the resource industry?

What are resources worth to Queensland in 2014/15?

QRC’s economic contribution dataContribution to QueenslandContribution to your region
Contribution to your local areaWhat drives resource development? Taxes and Royalties
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Find your region on the interactive map below to explore how the Queensland resources sector contributed to your local area in 2014-15.