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Critical Mineral Strategy 2023
Australia has a wealth of renewable resources and is uniquely positioned to become a significant international player in critical minerals and green exports. In our 2021 Export Powerhouse report we identified a $333 billion green export opportunity for clean commodities and manufactured goods by 2050.
Central to achieving this is:
We have an opportunity to prepare Australia's economy and community to take a leading role in the global zero-emission future. To achieve this we must build the foundations required to deliver the dual objectives of economic prosperity and emission reduction. Australia’s paired competitive advantage in critical minerals and renewable energy are key elements to securing this future.
Climate Change Authority - Economic Modelling
Australia's current emission reduction commitment for 2030 requires an upward revision in order to play its part in reaching this goal and as such this should be included as a key scenario.
Budget 2023: Australia steps up. To keep pace we need a giant leap forward
Australia can "power the world" with renewable energy and clean technology, but only if we raise our ambition towards becoming an export powerhouse.
Further resources for Australia’s decarbonisation pathway
National Supergrid is a five-year grid investment program - the foundation of Australia's renewable energy future.
How Australia can grow green exports worth $333 billion a year, almost triple the value of current fossil fuel exports.