1<br />Addressing the labour supply problemAMEC Conference 2011Steve Knott - Chief ExecutiveAustralian Mines & Metals Asso...
2<br />About AMMA<br /><ul><li>Established in 1918
Largest and most representative lobby group for the resource industry
Membership includes coal, metalliferous, oil and gas, energy, construction and service providers
Recognised as the peak employer organisation for the resource industry and
Regularly features in the ‘IR power and influences’ review</li></ul>2<br />
3<br />Current and future resource projects and investment<br />Oct 2010 - 72 resource projects at advanced or committed s...
4<br />Mining industry employment growth<br />2005		   2011		   2015<br />Direct employment	   107,500		205,800		250,000<b...
5<br />10-year employment growth by industry<br />% employmentgrowth<br />Source: ABS Labour Force Stats, February Quarter...
6<br />% <br />Pre-GFC<br />Post-GFC<br />6<br />Source:Job Vacancies, Australia, February 2011, 30 March 2011,  Catalogue...
7<br />Skilled vacancies in mining v other industries – February 2011<br />Vacancies	Total workforce		% vacancyMining	8,10...
8<br />Demand for mining engineers<br />													By 2015<br />New engineering jobs	1,600+<br />Replacement jobs due to...
9<br />Source: Skill Shortages Australia, June 2010, Australian Government, DEEWR<br />9<br />
10<br />Demand for tradespeople<br />10<br />
11<br />NRSET recommendations<br />Promoting workforce planning and sharing information<br />Increasing the number of trad...
12<br />Trade and non-trade apprenticeship commencements – all industries<br />1989	175,000<br />1993	111,200<br />2001	22...
13<br />Apprenticeship commencements v completions<br />In Training<br />Commencements<br />Completions<br />Source: NCVER...
14<br />Employment of women by mining industry sector<br />Women as<br /> a % of total <br />workforce<br />Source: ABS La...
15<br />15<br />
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  1. 1. 1<br />Addressing the labour supply problemAMEC Conference 2011Steve Knott - Chief ExecutiveAustralian Mines & Metals Association (AMMA)30 June 2011<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />About AMMA<br /><ul><li>Established in 1918
  3. 3. Largest and most representative lobby group for the resource industry
  4. 4. Membership includes coal, metalliferous, oil and gas, energy, construction and service providers
  5. 5. Recognised as the peak employer organisation for the resource industry and
  6. 6. Regularly features in the ‘IR power and influences’ review</li></ul>2<br />
  7. 7. 3<br />Current and future resource projects and investment<br />Oct 2010 - 72 resource projects at advanced or committed stage worth $133 billion<br />April 2011 – 94 resource projects at advanced or committed stage worth $173 billion<br />The resource industry accounted for 9% of GDP in 2009-10 ($102.6 billion)<br />3<br />
  8. 8. 4<br />Mining industry employment growth<br />2005 2011 2015<br />Direct employment 107,500 205,800 250,000<br />Indirect employment 320,000 620,000 750,000<br />Source: ABS Labour force, February 2011 and NRSET Resourcing the Future Report<br />4<br />
  9. 9. 5<br />10-year employment growth by industry<br />% employmentgrowth<br />Source: ABS Labour Force Stats, February Quarters 2001 - 2011<br />2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011<br />5<br />
  10. 10. 6<br />% <br />Pre-GFC<br />Post-GFC<br />6<br />Source:Job Vacancies, Australia, February 2011, 30 March 2011, Catalogue no 6354.0. ABS<br />
  11. 11. 7<br />Skilled vacancies in mining v other industries – February 2011<br />Vacancies Total workforce % vacancyMining 8,100 205,800 3.9% <br />Construction 20,100 1.030 million 1.9%<br />Manufacturing 12,100 998,400 1.2%<br />Source:Job Vacancies, Australia, February 2011, 30 March 2011, Catalogue no 6354.0. ABS<br />7<br />
  12. 12. 8<br />Demand for mining engineers<br /> By 2015<br />New engineering jobs 1,600+<br />Replacement jobs due to attrition 1,300 =<br /> 2,900-<br />New engineering graduates 1,200<br />Shortfall 1,700<br />8<br />
  13. 13. 9<br />Source: Skill Shortages Australia, June 2010, Australian Government, DEEWR<br />9<br />
  14. 14. 10<br />Demand for tradespeople<br />10<br />
  15. 15. 11<br />NRSET recommendations<br />Promoting workforce planning and sharing information<br />Increasing the number of trade professionals<br />Graduating more engineers and geoscientists<br />Meeting temporary skills shortages with temporary migration<br />Strengthening workforce participation<br />Forging stronger ties between industry and education and<br />Addressing the need for affordable housing and community infrastructure<br />Source: NRSET Resourcing the Future Report<br />11<br />
  16. 16. 12<br />Trade and non-trade apprenticeship commencements – all industries<br />1989 175,000<br />1993 111,200<br />2001 224,800<br />2008 286,900<br />2009 272,500<br />2010 324,600<br />Source: NCVER Apprentices and Trainees 2011: Early Trend Estimates March quarter<br />12<br />
  17. 17. 13<br />Apprenticeship commencements v completions<br />In Training<br />Commencements<br />Completions<br />Source: NCVER Data<br />*'Minerals’ is based on ANZSIC 2006, including mining division <br />(ex oil and gas) plus basic ferrous and non-ferrous manufacturing.<br />13<br />13<br />
  18. 18. 14<br />Employment of women by mining industry sector<br />Women as<br /> a % of total <br />workforce<br />Source: ABS Labour Force, February quarters 2001 to 2011<br />14<br />
  19. 19. 15<br />15<br />
  20. 20. 16<br />457 visa facts<br /><ul><li> Two-thirds of visa entrants for the current migration program are skilled migrants
  21. 21. More than 50% of 457 visa entrants achieve permanent residency, most of them under employer sponsored arrangements</li></ul>16<br />
  22. 22. 17<br />Projects to be covered by EMAs<br />38 projects have $2 billion or more in capital expenditure<br />But just 13 are identified as having a peak workforce of 1,500 or more<br />A further 42 projects have $1 billion or more in capex but only one has peak workforce of 1,500<br />If peak workforce threshold lowered to 500, an extra 15 projects brought onboard on top of 13 to 20 already covered<br />Source: ABARES – Tabular list for ‘Minerals & Energy: Major Development Projects – April 2011 listing.’<br />17<br />17<br />
  23. 23. 18<br />Labor’s broken IR promises<br />Right of entry won’t change<br />Fair Work Australia appointments won’t favour one side or another<br />A tough cop will remain on the construction beat<br />Common law contracts will offer the same flexibility as AWAs<br />Majority support of workers will be required to force enterprise bargaining and strike action<br />Freedom of association will be upheld<br />18<br />18<br />
  24. 24. 19<br />AMMA Workplace Relations Research Project<br />Report on third survey of impacts of Fair Work Act released today. <br />Findings include:<br />Employer satisfaction with the new IR laws continues to decline<br />Down by 15% on the first survey conducted in April 2010<br />Nearly 75% of employers are spending more time on IR transactions<br />Employers’ view is that labour productivity has declined by 10%<br />19<br />19<br />

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