Skills shortages starting to bite in Western Australia.
Add in construction jobs and the potential demand grows to about 50,000.
Coal tipped to be the driver of resources jobs growth.
Bill also proposes enterprise bargaining and casual employee changes.
Christian Porter gives signs government might legislate life of project greenfields agreements.
Claims Labor not supporting the mining sector enough.
Industry groups welcome $2 billion JobTrainer package.
IR working groups members named.
Mining could be a big winner from plans aimed at getting national economy back on track.
Measures cut the consultation period on EA changes from seven days to one.
Hopes that the Commissioner of Taxation will rule in favour of exploration companies being eligible....
Industry argues that blanket claims are not helpful.