About critical minerals
Queensland is home to an abundance of critical minerals the world needs to reduce carbon emissions.
Location of critical minerals
Queensland is rich in critical minerals, particularly in the North West and North East Minerals Province.
Uses of critical minerals
We need critical minerals for battery storage, solar panels, electric vehicles, smartphones, laptops, and wind turbines.
Mining critical minerals
The exploration industry is important for finding new deposits and developing new projects in Queensland.
Queensland Resources Industry Development Plan
The plan sets out how the resources industry can continue to create jobs and prosperity for generations to come.