Resources sector: social and economic impacts

Looking at the social and economic impacts of resource development in Australia and internationally.

  • Environmental impacts

    We are assessing the social, economic and environmental impacts associated with Australia's natural gas industry.

    Primary topic: Gas, oil and CO2 storage

  • Attitudes to mining survey

    A national survey reveals the importance of mining to Australia and Australians and uncovers a wealth of information on benefits and impacts of mining that contribute to public acceptance and the industry’s ‘social licence to operate’.

    Primary topic: Resources, environment and community

  • Social licence to operate

    Through measuring and modelling the minerals industry’s social licence to operate we can develop benchmarks for social performance and allow stakeholders to engage with each other on the issues that matter.

    Primary topic: Resources, environment and community

  • Copiapó River Basin water management

    We teamed up with AusAID and the Chilean water authority Dirección General de Aguas, to analyse the shortfalls in water rights, industrial usage and social requirements in the Copiapó River Basin, Chile

    Primary topic: Resources, environment and community


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