A case for a new space tourism industry to be based in Jabiru.
A large portion of the population in Jabiru works at the nearby Ranger mine. (ABS data). When the mine closes, these people will likely move. Vacancy = opportunity for a new industry. Based on forward projections from the CSIRO and Australian Government, the space industry is set to boom. Given Jabiru's proximity to the recently announced Nhulunbuy spaceport, it can benefit from the emerging space sector.
Choose one of the following questions to address:
1. How can recent and future changes in the labour market help prepare young
people for job opportunities?
2. What can we learn from case studies of regional labour markets? For example,
what does rapid change in the industries or occupations within a region tell us about the needs of employers/workers in other regional labour markets