Mining | Youth Central

Mining covers the areas of:

  • Mineral exploration, extraction and processing
  • Dredging and drilling (including site investigation, wells, oil, gas and environmental drilling)
  • Refining and smelting
  • Quarrying
  • Oil and gas extraction and treatment
  • Services to the mining industry

Associations, peak bodies & government organisations

Visit these organisations to find out more about each industry including information about jobs, career paths and training opportunities.

Australian Mines & Metals Association
Association of Mining and Exploration Companies
Minerals Council of Australia

Career profiles

Find out about the types of jobs that people do in the mining industries.