A MEETING of resource industry employers on the Gold Coast today will be challenged to consider investing in privately operated schools where Government run schools are failing to produce the required results in rural and remote locations.

This is just one of the proposed ways to increase the levels of Indigenous employment being put to the AMMA 2011 National Conference – a gathering of the nation’s leading resource industry professionals.

AMMA Director of Public Affairs, Minna Knight, said proactively seeking to improve educational outcomes in rural and remote communities is one of a number of proposals to be discussed at a panel session today on enhancing Indigenous participation in the resource industry.

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