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Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Skills Needs

Priority 1: Infrastructure/water, power, roads, ports, rail, renewable energy

What skills/experience will be needed from future committee members to achieve this priority?

  • Business owners/operators with strong local knowledge, vision and the ability to encourage government and agency collaboration.
  • Strong financial accounting and good governance skills to ensure allocation of funds to initiatives of regional relevance.

Priority 2: Tourism development/liveability, image/branding

What skills/experience will be needed from future committee members to achieve this priority?

  • Business owners/operators with sound knowledge of current and future regional needs and demands.
  • Proactive in enhancing and value adding to the region's product and brand.

Priority 3: Export Marketing; University and TAFE training accessibility within the region and attracting and retaining graduates and skilled labour to the region

What skills/experience will be needed from future committee members to achieve this priority?

  • Regional product knowledge.
  • Experience in the area of export marketing and potential for exports to China.
  • Knowledge of training availability and ideas for development of future strategies.

Geography

Is geographic representation important to achieve the RDA committee's priorities?

  • No.