Western Australia’s resources boom provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to develop a skilled workforce that will create new industries and jobs for the future.
Governments are allowing our big resources companies to send much of their engineering and fabrication work offshore without considering the engineering workforce needs of the future.
Western Australia should be an engineering centre of excellence but instead the design of many of our state’s large resource projects are being sent overseas.
Western Australia should be capitalising on these opportunities to give our young engineers the on the job training they need to become the engineering leaders of the future.
Read our detailed report on this important issue below.