The expanding energy resources sector is driving rapid development in the Surat Basin Region. The Surat Basin Future Directions Statement provides a framework for a coordinated, region-wide approach to maximise economic growth and stabilise development in the region. Headline initiatives have been put in place to target key priority issues including:
The department is responsible for leading the headline initiative: Developing a Skilled Workforce. The Queensland Government has identified possible skill shortages in the Surat Basin workforce and the need to develop a comprehensive Workforce Development Plan to address these issues and provide a practical map of how future workforce needs will be met.
A comprehensive Workforce Development Plan that integrates workforce needs, responsive strategies and actions to be implemented by the Queensland Government, Industry and the Surat Basin community will be completed by 31 December 2010.
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This page was last reviewed on 06 Jul 2010