24 APRIL 2013
New report released - The Australian Coal Industry-adding value to the Australian EconomyThe Australian Coal Association released a paper today which shows the role of coal in the Australian economy. Findings included that the ‘coal economy’ made up 3.1 per cent of gross value added (worth around $43 billion) in 2011-12 rising by 18.25 per cent since 2006-07. As well as for every job created in coal mining, 3.7 jobs are created nationally in the Australian economy, making up a direct and indirect workforce of more than 180,000 people in 2011-12. Click here to read the report.
28 MARCH 2013
2013 Australian Training Awards – Enter Now!
25 MARCH 2013
Training and education activity in the minerals sectorThe Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) commissioned the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) to undertake a study investigating the contributions of minerals operators to training. The Australian mining industry spent almost $1.15 billion training people for work in the last financial year, the first comprehensive study of the sector's contribution to vocational education shows. Please click here to read the report
18 MARCH 2013
Analysis of the Long Distance Commuter Workforce Across Australia
08 MARCH 2013
The Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency (AWPA) has developed Future focus, 2013 National Workforce Development Strategy.The vision of the strategy is to realise Australia’s growth potential through a highly skilled and adaptable workforce, where skills are being used effectively to meet the needs of industry, and individuals are able to fulfil their potential. The responsibility for realising this vision will be shared between industry, government and individuals. Click here to view the strategy
04 FEBRUARY 2013
Mining Boosting Regional Australia
20 NOVEMBER 2012
State Growth Outlook 2013 - The Chamber of Minerals and Energy WAThe State Growth Outlook provides data on the expected demand arising from growth in the resources sector through to 2023, where possible identifying implications for international competitiveness, government investment and planning and liveability. This is the third iteration following previous studies in 2009 and 2011. The outlook in this study uses 2012 as a base year. Click here to read the report
08 MAY 2012
2012/13 Budget2012/13 Budget: Government maintains funding commitment to Industry with National Workforce Development Fund still on the agenda.... Click here to read more
26 APR 2012
A Matter of Choice: Capturing the FIFO Opportunity in Pilbara CommunitiesFIFO employment is much talked about, but is not well understood. In remote areas of Australia today, and Western Australia particularly, it provides a significant and growing proportion of the workforce needed by the resources sector, and is anticipated to double within the next... read more
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