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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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QRC promotes leading practice environmental management outcomes throughout the resources sector. QRC is also committed to ensure leading systems of environmental administration and regulation.

QRC provides strategic leadership by:

supporting the principles of ecologically sustainable development
promoting leading environmental management and continuous improvement in environmental performance
facilitating engagement with stakeholders
establishing industry positions on environmental issues
working with key stakeholders to achieve a proportionate, effective and equitable regulatory framework.
In implementing the objectives of the Environment Policy, QRC will encourage and support its member companies to:

plan all activities and develop environmental strategies in the context of ecologically sustainable development, within which the three dimensions are intrinsically linked: environmental, economic and social systems
in this context regard compliance with applicable laws, regulations and standards, and utilisation of relevant guidelines for the protection of the environment as the minimum requirement
adopt best practicable measures to minimise adverse impacts on environmental values.
QRC Environment Policy
QRC Environment Policy Guidance Notes