At the national scale the mining industry continues to make a significant contribution to the economy. Mining employment trends and income distribution varies considerably across states, territories and regions.
This report identifies socio-economic benefits and impacts of mining at a state and territory level across the lifecycle of the industry, and:
This report was prepared for the Department on behalf of the COAG Land Access for Resources Policy Group. It forms part of a set of projects conducted by CSIRO on social and economic dimensions of the resources sector.
Authors: Lavina Poruschi and Tom Measham (CSIRO).
Find out more about the Resources Policy Group.