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Pilbara Skills Needs

Priority 1: Leadership, Inclusive Planning and Decision Making

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

  • Local knowledge;
  • high level strategic skills;
  • politically astute;
  • demonstrated understanding of aspirational growth of the region;
  • demonstrated understanding of sound governance practices; and
  • good engagement skills.

Priority 2: Strong Communities

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

  • Local knowledge;
  • high level strategic skills; and
  • strong understanding of place based approaches and regionalism.

Priority 3: Resilient Economies

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

  • Local knowledge;
  • an understanding of the necessary partnerships to deliver real and enduring value; and
  • an understanding of development priorities within the key business and NFP sectors.

Geography

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

  • Yes.

Which geographic areas require greater representation from future members?

  • Geographic representation is important to the RDA Pilbara Committee.

Other Comments

  • Whilst the Pilbara as a region faces similar challenges and opportunities there is also diversification and uniqueness that exists within each Local Government Area. It is important that each are across the region has a voice that clearly meets the needs and aspirations and economic potential.