Brisbane takes mining jobs mantle

BRISBANE is Australia’s biggest mining town with the resources industry also buoying Queensland regional towns, the Queensland Resources Council claims.

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Brisbane has taken the mantle of Australia's leader of resources employment.

The Queensland capital employs 9318 people directly and 133,130 indirectly and pays $1.4 billion a year in wages.

 

The 142,447 jobs mining supports represent 12% of total Brisbane employment.