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Goldfields Esperance Skills Needs

Priority 1: Effective and efficient infrastructure to meet regional demand

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

  • Knowledge of mining sector.
  • Understanding of infrastructure needs of region.
  • Financial management skills.

Priority 2: A quality of life that attracts and retains people in the region

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

  • Knowledge and understanding of innovation/diversification and community building.

Priority 3: Strong Aboriginal communities

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

  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal communities and issues affecting Aboriginal people across the region.

Geography

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

  • Yes.

Which geographic areas require greater representation from future members?

  • Ngaanyatjarra Lands, Northern Goldfields, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Dundas, Esperance and Ravensthorpe

Other Comments

  • Diminished resource/commodity prices means that we need to look for innovative solutions to assist all of the communities across our vast and remote region.