Western Australia is the resources export hub of Australia.
The sector produces more than 50 different minerals from about 125 operating projects across Western Australia. For a dozen commodities, Western Australia was ranked in the top five in share of the world’s total production in 2020.
This map of WA mining and energy major projects is produced by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety; regularly updated when new projects receive approval or new mines are established in WA.
See the contributions some of these projects make to the broader community and regional economies.