Queensland is in the midst of a clean energy revolution. The Queensland Government's new targets of 70% renewable energy by 2032 and 80% by 2035 are expected to support around 100,000 new jobs by 2040 with high demand for electrical trades, engineering, construction and technician workers.
Queensland's Clean Energy Workforce Roadmap provides direction to further develop Queensland's highly skilled workforce to support the continued growth of the state's clean energy industry. Developed in consultation with over 90 stakeholder groups across Queensland, the Roadmap makes significant strides in addressing future workforce needs through comprehensive and targeted training and educational opportunities.
Queensland's regions will be at the forefront of opportunities from the creation of the state's SuperGrid, with 95% of infrastructure investment and 70% of employment projected to be in regional areas. Queensland's clean energy transformation will create opportunities for Queensland businesses to support the emerging and critical industries driving the state’s economic growth.
The roadmap identifies 3 key areas to create a pathway for government, industry, workers and the broader community to support the development of the clean energy workforce:
- Build our future workforce
- Partner with industry to mobilise our existing talent
- Prepare our regions for growth.
Read Queensland's Clean Energy Workforce Roadmap to find out more about the state's renewable energy transformation and how we are supporting the clean energy workforce of the future. You can also download the roadmap overview.
Be part of Queensland's renewable energy future
A dedicated Future Energy Jobs Guide has been developed to complement the Roadmap. The jobs guide assists school leavers and existing skilled workers explore career opportunities and training pathways in the clean energy sector. Developed in partnership with key industry stakeholders, the jobs guide reflects current industry needs and future skill demands.