#Mining companies want #tax breaks to lure workers to remote communities #labour shortage
Today I found an interesting article that explores the issues surrounding a fly-in, fly-out #FIFO workforce in the #mining sector.
The introduction of enhanced incentives are wanted by the Australian Mines and Metals Association in order to localise workforces in regional towns and thus strike a more favourable balance between #FIFO and local workers.
‘The incentives are often not there for permanent residency and it’s important for all levels of government to review existing services and infrastructure where communities wish to entice workers to live in a particular area,’Ms Knight said.
If you are interested in finding out more about the issues surrounding changes to workforces in the #mining sector read the full article by John McCarthy-Courier Mail here
Workforce development, training, attraction and retention strategies for the resources sector will also be further discussed at the upcoming Resource Humans Australia 2011 conference. Click here to find out more.