Increasing the involvement of women in the South Australian resources sector: the business imperative: discussion paper, February 2012


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Author: Pattenden, Catherine; Tallent, Phoebe


The Resources and Engineering Skills Alliance (RESA) commissioned this discussion paper to frame the business case for why it is in the interests of the industry in South Australia to include women’s workforce participation as one of its strategic development priorities and to form the informational building block upon which RESA will look to build a response strategy. The paper is aimed at a broad audience of industry, policy makers, and community. Drawing on public domain data, the authors present a comparative cross-state review of female employment in the Australian resources sector,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Employment; Industry; Research; Workforce development

Keywords: Nontraditional occupation; Workforce planning; Employment pattern; Comparative analysis; Capacity building; Employment projection

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; South Australia

Published: St Lucia, Queensland: Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, 2012

Physical description: 21 p.

Resource type: Discussion paper

Document number: TD/TNC 109.1069

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