Peabody Energy Australia Pty Limited is an Australian proprietary company that is involved in the exploration, mining and development of metallurgical and thermal coals. The company's products are distributed globally to steel producers in Japan, Europe, Taiwan, India and South America, and to electricity generators in Australia and Asia. Peabody Energy employs approximately 1,960 staff and operates nine mines in Queensland and New South Wales. The company is headquartered in Brisbane.

Peabody Energy Australia is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Peabody Energy Corporation, based in the United States.

Peabody Energy is involved in the operations of ten underground and open-cut mines in Queensland and New South Wales, producing a range of metallurgical and thermal coals for the domestic and international markets. Peabody is also active in coal trading in all major Australian coal regions through Peabody Coaltrade.

Peabody operates six mines in Queensland:

  • Burton
  • North Goonyella
  • Millennium
  • Middlemount
  • Moorvale
  • Coppabella

In New South Wales Peabody Energy operates the following three mines:

  • Metropolitan Mine
  • Wambo Mine
  • Wilpinjong

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