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Critical Minerals Association Australia

Providing a unique and collective voice for industry

Sovereign Supply

Capturing Downstream Value

Responsible Practices

Public Perceptions


Adding Value

The Critical Minerals Association Australia (CMAA) aims to amplify the voice of its members to build a profitable, sustainable and globally recognised critical minerals industry. The CMAA is a member-driven organisation that is committed to putting Australian sovereign critical minerals interests first and helping its members to navigate international supply chains and geopolitical complexities.

The CMAA also collaborates closely with research institutions and governments to find optimal pathways and strategies to position Australia as a critical minerals superpower on the global stage. 

Our Focus

The Critical Minerals Association Australia (CMAA) represents and positions the sector to:

  • Capitalise on its natural resource endowments and capture significant value throughout the supply chain

  • Accelerate vertical integration domestically and with like-minded nations

  • Drive thought leadership on environmental, social and governance (ESG) best practices and meet original manufacturers' expectations

  • Build robust connections with Australian and foreign governments

  • Leverage and benefit from existing incentives in like-minded nations

Our Goals

With the support of our members, we will:

  • Deliver credible, unified advocacy for the critical minerals industry, especially to governments

  • Catalyse Australian processing and refining

  • Connect industry and transform understanding through networking and education

  • Drive thought leadership on ESG best practices

  • Enable access to funding for responsible critical minerals

Become a Member

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Policy Development

Networking Opportunities

Thought Leadership

International Reach

Proven Track Record

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