Australia’s National Resources Workforce Strategy

Date published:
1 February 2021

This strategy was published under the previous Australian Government. 

Australia's National Resources Workforce Strategy provides a forward-looking plan to support the Australian resources sector.

The strategy builds on the government’s significant investments in education reform, skills packages and job support.

The strategy focuses on 3 key themes:

  • Opportunity: Supporting and promoting diverse new job opportunities being created in the resources sector, including through the emergence of new sectors and the embrace of new technologies.
  • Participation: Increasing Australian participation and representation in the resources sector.
  • Quality: Ensuring that education and training systems remain cutting-edge, aligned to industry’s evolving skills needs, and broadly available to all Australians.

The strategy aims to ensure the Australian resources sector and its workforce remains strong, innovative and world-leading.

Previous digital publication

We have simplified this publication to a PDF download only.

Access the previous digital publication of Australia’s National Resources Workforce Strategy on the National Library of Australia Trove website archive.