Newlands Coal

Our Newlands Coal mine produced thermal and metallurgical coal for export for 40 years and came to the end of its mine life, as planned, in February 2023. This mine has now moved to a rehabilitation and closure phase.

Newlands Coal 2023 contribution

  • $967m

    Total contribution

  • 303,000

    Tonnes of saleable product

  • 590

    Employees and contractors

  • $559m

    Spent on goods and services


The mine is located about 30 kilometres north-west of the Glenden township and 190 kilometres west of Mackay in Queensland's Bowen Basin. Coal from Newlands is railed to the Abbot Point port for export.


Newlands Coal is 100% owned by Glencore.

Glencore continues to engage openly and regularly with the community of Glenden and the wider Bowen Basin region.

We are committed to engaging with all stakeholders, particularly those in the local community.

Community investment

Glencore partners with organisations to promote sustainable development in:

Our community partnerships at Newlands Coal include:

  • Weetalaba Campdraft – a campdraft and horsemanship school for the region’s children
  • Glenden Rodeo – a major annual community event, featuring rodeo action, live entertainment and food stalls.

For more information on Glencore Coal Australia’s commitment to communities, download our Community Investment Program booklet (PDF 6.8MB).

Funding opportunities

Submission of funding applications is via the Smarty Grants website.

Use the links below to access documentation for Newlands Coal.

If you have any questions about Newlands Coal, please contact us using the information below.

If you have a media enquiry, visit our contact us page.

Operation enquiries

Address: Newlands Access Road via Glenden QLD 4743
Tel: +61 7 4940 5200

To make a general enquiry, please complete and submit the form below. Fields marked with an * are mandatory.

Community complaints and enquiries

24 hours/7days

Tel: 1800 732 895