Professor Kerry Brown, Leader in the Asset Institute’s theme on Governance and Planning and Professor of Employment and Industry for Edith Cowan University’s School of Business and Law, recently contributed to an article on “Building Jobs for Infrastructure” published in Roads and Infrastructure.
In the article, Prof. Brown says there is a skills shortage in the sector as it grows while Australia’s population ages. “Older workers are staying in the industry for longer while there is also a shortage of young people, creating a huge gap. There’s also an institutional skills gap, which means workers trained in mining, for example, can’t just instantly transition into becoming builders”.
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