What is the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA)?

  • A virtual academy of 36 Queensland schools
  • 12 industry sponsors
  • Assists students with their understanding of, and exposure to, the resources sector and related career paths
  • A Queensland Government and Queensland Resources Council partnership


The QMEA is Australia’s largest and most successful industry/education schools partnership between the Queensland resources sector represented by the Queensland Resources Council and the Queensland government.

Through its school-industry partnerships the QMEA offers a range of programs and experiences to broaden students’ and teachers’ knowledge of the sector and provide a talent pipeline of employees into the resources sector and other related science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries.


  • BMA Work Readiness Program, Moranbah 6 Feb – 17 March 
  • Expand your Mind Mt Isa, Tuesday 21 March 
  • Expand your Mind, Brisbane, Wednesday 22 March
  • Expand your Mind, Moranbah, Thursday 2 March

To view all upcoming events, click here.
For more information please email info@qmea.org.au.


To find resources that support the teaching of minerals and energy, go to Oresome Resources

To find out more about the Queensland resources sector, go to Queensland Resources Council

To find out about the Queensland Government’s ‘Gateway to Industry Schools Program’, go to Gateway Schools


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