Did you see the article in ITWire titled, “IT professionals in high demand through the mining boom”? If you didn’t, you might want to click on that link and give it a read. Senator Chris Evans, the Federal Minister working with an education, skills and workplace relations portfolio, made it very clear the country faced a technology “skills challenge”. Senator Evans estimates the need for at least 3000 jobs in Perth to support the resources sector including professional occupations such as IT and engineering. So we invite you, Mining Industry in WA, to walk alongside us as we tackle this problem.