Regional Workforce Capacity Forum – Dubbo

Wednesday 15th October 2014 2:00PM - 5:00PM

TAFE Western - Dubbo, Myall Street Campus – A Block Library

Urbis has been commissioned by Regional Development Australia – Orana NSW (RDA Orana NSW) to undertake research into the workforce capacity of the Orana region.

The overall aims of this research are to provide the RDA Orana NSW with a better understanding of workforce shortage issues in the region that could impact current and future economic developments.

More specifically, this research aims to identify:

  1. current and future workforce demand in the Orana region
  2. how, and the extent to which, the region can meet the demand
  3. skills gaps and shortages
  4. current strategies for recruitment and retention of workers
  5. the capacity of the region to meet current and future training needs
  6. what skills employers need to grow their businesses.

As part of this research, we are holding Regional Workforce Planning Forums across the region to speak to employers about key workforce issues and challenges.

For more information about the Forums or any aspect of this research please contact RDA Orana on 02 6885 1488 or email