Learn more about careers in mining
Investing in our people, skills and innovation is critical in delivering a more globally competitive minerals sector that delivers fulfilling careers in highly paid, highly skilled jobs.
Australia’s mining sector and the Minerals Council of Australia place a priority on our people and investing in skills and knowledge to provide opportunities in the minerals workforce of the future.
The Australian minerals industry is rapidly adopting new technology such as robotics, drones, data science and virtual and augmented reality, creating a different skills mix for our future workforce.
Make Your Career In Mining
With more than 100 careers across the mining industry, opportunities exist on mine sites, in high-tech remote mining centres, in science as well as computer laboratories – or any mix of locations.
With global demand for energy and infrastructure rising to meet an evergrowing world population, society is consuming more minerals and metals than ever before.
So whatever your age, gender identity, cultural background, sexual orientation, physical ability or caring responsibilities, with so many jobs on offer there has never been a better time to consider a career in Australian mining.