Citation

Huleatt, M., Driessen, A., Pratt, R., McKay, A. & David, L., 1992. Selected Australian mineral discoveries since 1970. Record  1992/023. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Canberra.

Abstract

Over the last two decades the mining industry'scontribution to the Australian economy has grownsubstantially. According to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, in 1970-71mining contributed 3.0% of GDP compared to 5.8%for rural industries. By 1988-89 mining's share hadrisen to 4.1% while the rural contribution was downto 4.2%. In terms of export earnings minerals contributed approximately 28% ($1430 million) of total earnings in 1970-71 but by 1989-90 this hadgrown to almost 41% ($23917 million). Mining achieved this strong growth while maintaining astable share of the Australian workforce of under 1.4%.
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Date (publication)

1992

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mineral deposits
Earth Sciences

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English

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East bound
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96.0
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1996-10-30

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