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QEC Exploration Breakfast – book now!

The Queensland Exploration Council and event sponsors BDO are pleased to welcome the 2017 Queensland Exploration Council breakfast. The Queensland Exploration Council breakfast is the launch pad for the annual Queensland Exploration Scorecard, tracking Queensland’s progress towards becoming an exploration leader by 2020, with Brisbane as its heart. As well as the Scorecard launch, the...
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New scheme to help raise capital for junior explorers

The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) has welcomed the decision by the Federal Government to incentivise new investment in exploration through the Junior Mineral Exploration Tax Credit scheme (JMETC). Totalling $100 million, the scheme will allow tax losses in greenfield exploration companies to be allotted as a credit to Australian resident shareholders over the next four...
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New incentives for the North-West

The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) is pleased to see a new pool of funds to encourage companies to explore in the North West Minerals Province. The Queensland Government’s $3.6 million Collaborative Exploration Incentive (CEI) would attract new investment to under-explored and more challenging areas of north-west Queensland, while testing innovative approaches to existing methods. QEC...
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Mr Explorer hangs up his geo-pick

After seven years as the Chair of the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC), Dr Geoff Dickie PM passed the leadership baton to new Chair Brad John PM. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said Geoff steered the organisation through some challenging times, demonstrating strength of character and unwavering dedication. “On behalf of the resources...
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Statement by QEC Chairman on EDI funding

The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) is disappointed that there is no future funding allocated in the Commonwealth Budget for the Exploration Development Incentive (EDI). The EDI has operated since 2014-15 and encouraged shareholder investment in small exploration companies undertaking greenfield mineral exploration. A government review into the effectiveness of the EDI has been conducted over...
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Explorer Investor Forum popular

There was a good roll up for the March QEC/McCullough Robertson Explorer Investor Forum where Simon Finnis gave an up-to-the minute update on Metro Mining’s Bauxite Hills project. And Executive Chairman & CEO of Moreton Resources Jason Elks outlined the company’s bid to turn part of its major South Burnett asset near Coolabunia into a...
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Successful Technical Forum

About 100 people attended QEC’s 2017 Technical Forum, and enjoyed an outstanding lineup of speakers.  The theme of Technologies for Future Minerals and Energy proved of great interest with new mineral and energy deposits becoming harder to find under deeper cover. An animated Minister for Natural Resources and Mines gave a rousing introduction and much...
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2016 Queensland Exploration Scorecard out

The 2016 QEC Exploration Scorecard has been launched by the Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham. Click here to download your copy Click here for image gallery from the event
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Entrepreneurship in the Australian Mining Industry

Entrepreneurship in the Australian Mining Industry: Pull the Plug or take the plunge. Click the headline to read the outcome of research by the University of Queensland’s study, which was supported by QEC, The Australian Government’s Australian Research Council and the Queensland Resources Council.
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