Strong Result For Australian Mining Exploration Expenditure

The Australian bureau of statistics exploration expenditure data confirms Australia as a resources destination, creating highly paid, highly skilled jobs which sustain and strengthen regional communities.

In 2018, Australia’s mineral exploration expenditure totalled US$2.2 billion – an increase of 24% – with gold attracting most of this investment. Gold exploration accounted for 41% of all mineral exploration expenditure or US$891 million.