Queensland Resources Council

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The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) (formerly Queensland Mining Council) "is a not-for-profit peak industry association representing Queensland's minerals and energy sector." The council promotes and protects the interests of those who explore, mine and process minerals and energy in Queensland/Australia.[1]


According to its website, its role is: [1]

  • "building strong community and stakeholder support for the minerals and energy sector's social licence to operate"
  • "implementing strategies to secure key resources, including skills, economic and community infrastructure"
  • "promoting a sustainable regulatory environment for the minerals and energy sector in Queensland."



Former Vice-president Mr Nicholas W. Stump who is a member of the University of Queensland's Senate (2005 - as a member appointed by the Governor in Council). Mr Stump is also president of Minerals Council of Australia.


Some of the over 75 member companies: [2]

See Queensland Resources Council Member Companies as of September 2011.

Individuals can be members also. Life Members:

Contact details

Level 13 133 Mary Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
ABN 590 50 486 952
Phone: (+617) 3295 9560
Fax: (+617) 3295 9570
Email: lynleyp AT qrc.org.au
Web: http://www.qrc.org.au


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  1. 1.0 1.1 About QRC, Queensland Resources Council, accessed August 13, 2007.
  2. Directory of Members, Queensland Resources Council, accessed January 2008.