WA’s Resources Sector Contributes $67.1 Billion To Australia’s Economy



A survey of 53 Western Australian resources sector companies found that the State’s mining, oil and gas, energy and contractor industries contributed more than $67.1 billion to Australia’s economy in 2018-19 and directly created more than 71,000 full-time jobs.

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) Chief Executive Paul Everingham said the organisation asked its members, ‘How much does industry spend and where?’

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