Australia is a world leader in the exploration, extraction, production and processing of critical minerals
To enable the development of Australia's critical minerals sector, including downstream processing and manufacturing opportunities, by attracting investment, supporting innovation and connecting opportunities with infrastructure
|Australian Critical Minerals Prospectus
||Austrade, with support from Geoscience Australia, has developed a report of Australia's potential for critical minerals mining projects and investment.
||Austrade delivers international roadshows promoting investment in critical minerals and the potential for more lithium-ion battery manufacturing in Australia.
|Export Credit Agency (Efic)
||Efic helps finance the expansion by Australian businesses into international markets.
|Exploring for the Future
||The $100.5 million Exploring for the Future initiative (2016-2020) helps explorers target new mineralisation by imaging the deepest roots of mineral systems all the way through to the surface, and is employing many world-first techniques.
|MinEx Cooperative Research Centre
||The $218 million MinEx Cooperative Research Centre is the world's largest mineral exploration collaboration bringing together industry, government and research organisations. Its 10-year research program will develop and deploy the next generation of drilling technology.
||Australia Minerals is increasing investment in exploration, especially in greenfield areas. This group is unique world-wide, as it brings together all of the country's Chief Geologists. This group regularly visits major investors.
|Major Projects Facilitation Agency
||The Major Projects Facilitation Agency provides a single entry point for major project proponents seeking tailored information and facilitation of their regulatory approval requirements.