Food & Beverage? Sport? Transport? The Energy Transition? Technology? Construction?
Learn more

We are the peak industry association representing the Australian aluminium industry

The Council, through its technical group, develops and maintains material specifications, standards and other technical data for those users both within and outside the industry.

Key facts

Aluminium at a glance

Significant producer

Australia is one of the world's largest producers of bauxite

Largest exporter

Australia is the world’s largest exporter of alumina

$15b

In export earnings across bauxite, alumina and aluminium every year

20,000

Jobs created in Australia

60,000

Families provided with income by the industry

Second largest

Australia is the second largest producer of alumina in the world

Our approach to sustainability

We are committed to maintaining and developing a sustainable industry that benefits Australia

Aluminium and Sustainability

Climate Change Statement

Aluminium recycling

Case study / August 2, 2023

Rio Tinto Brief on Decarbonising Australian Alumina Refineries

Aluminium has a vital role to play in the transition to a low-carbon economy — as a lightweight metal in vehicles, and to upgrade energy grids and renewable energy infrastructure. Finding better ways to produce low-carbon raw materials needed for a low-emission aluminium value chain is key to a net-zero future.

Latest news

Long-term future for New Zealand’s Tiwai Point aluminium smelter secured with new power deals

June 3, 2024
Read article

Alcoa announces $15 Million for new Forest Research Centre

May 20, 2024
Read article

Borcat Trailers Embraces Capral Aluminium's LocAl® Green: A Step Towards Decarbonising Australia's Industrial Transport Sector.

April 29, 2024
Read article

Aluminium industry reports decline in greenhouse gas emissions

February 28, 2024
Read article