Overall royalties including minerals and LNG hit $4.327 billion.
The budget forecast total royalties to increase to $4.458 billion in 2018-19, with a boost in royalties expected from petroleum and minerals.
Coal royalties are predicted to bring in $3.522 billion in 2018-19.
The 2018-19 budget royalties windfall for the Queensland government is much greater than the budget handed down last year, which projected coal royalties to be $2.432 billion and total royalties to hit $2.989 billion.
If the Queensland Resources Council is right though, coal royalties may take a $500 million hit in 2018-19 thanks to Aurizon's revised maintenance practices on the Central Queensland Coal Network.
Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad has rubbished that claim, sayin...