The Mining Council have now confirmed in official reports that there is a need of 86,000 more mine workers by 2020. It is an optimum time to join the mining industry in Australia. They are a variety of mining jobs available in Australia for people with different skill sets. The jobs in the mines range from cleaning in the mining camps to driving the big dump trucks.
A lot of jobs are available in the mines for women as well. The involvement of women in the mining jobs has been encouraged throughout as is evident from the fact that about 15 percent of the mine workers are women and this figure is growing at a steady rate.
One can find jobs in mines at a variety of locations in the Australia. Some of the best mining locations are Brisbane, Mt. Isa, Bowen Basin, Central and Northern Queensland in the Queensland state. Premium mining locations in the state of New South Wales include central and western NSW, Hunter region and Wollongong. Victoria region have some fine mines at regional and southern Victoria and Melbourne. Adelaide and South Middle Back Ranges provide some great mining locations at South Australia. The best mine jobs are available in Kalgoorlie, Kambalda, Kimberley, Pilbara region, Queenstown, Devonport and St. Mary’s in the states of Western Australia and Tasmania.