The Australian Financial Press examines the current status of gold jewells, and the potential for new entrants to emerge.
The article will examine which gold jewelled companies are currently operating in Australia.
Gold is an important source of wealth and a cornerstone of the Australian economy.
The mining sector, particularly the gold-mining industry, accounts for more than 90 per cent of all mining income.
The gold sector has been an industry with a significant negative impact on the Australian public purse over the last 20 years, costing taxpayers billions of dollars.
It has also had a detrimental impact on Indigenous communities.
This report examines the gold jewelling industry, as well as some of the key factors that have made it difficult for many gold jeweller businesses to thrive.