Mining in NSW

Minerals in NSW

Mining and minerals are central to our modern way of life. Learn about our important mining industry here in NSW by following the links below.

Expenditure and Jobs Surveys

Mining in NSW makes a major contribution to the state’s economy through jobs, expenditure with local businesses, taxes, levies and royalties paid to local, state and federal governments, and export revenue to the state.

Mining History

Mining is a vital industry in NSW supporting jobs in Sydney and in mining regions. Mining has played an important role in economic development in NSW for more than 200 years, providing jobs, security and prosperity to the people of the state.

Mine Closure and Relinquishment
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Mine Rehabilitation Fact Sheet
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Mine Voids Fact Sheet
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