RIN Committees

Resource Industry Network (RIN) has established a number of working committees to help connect, develop and promote a range of areas in the resources services sector including an International Trade Committee, a Career Opportunity Equity and Diversity Committee, a Workplace Health & Safety Committee, a Skills Attraction and Retention Committee, and a Defence Group committee.

Any RIN member companies wanting to join the committees are encouraged to contact events and projects manager Sonia Andersen - sonia@rin.org.au



RIN's International Trade Committee provide members with information and guidance on:

  • How to go about finding and developing overseas markets;

  • Mentoring support to provide experienced advice on any problems you may be having with this type of business expansion;

  • Opportunities to cross-promote member products and services internationally;

  • In –market visits with other members showing interest in similar markets; and

  • Act as a vehicle to attract inward trade missions and key individuals to talk with the Group about their experiences.

Chair: Tim Magoffin



The Workplace Health & Safety Committee provides great safety leadership and behaviour within the Resource Industry Network membership base to ensure that employees are safer and fewer injuries occur in the workplace. It's signature event is the annual Safety Conference held in March each year. It also plays host to toolbox talks and plays an important role in Safe Work Month, held each year in October.

Chair: Mark Johnston


Initiated and facilitated by Resource Industry Network, the Career Opportunity, Equity & Diversity Committee was been established as a result of overwhelming feedback received from the 2018 International Women's Day Business Lunch event. This network group has been created for both females and males working in the local engineering & resources sector to share information, events and ideas in an effort to improve diversity in the workplace and promote more women into management and leadership positions. This group’s aim is to:

  • Share and discuss resources, activities, articles, & events relevant to the sector

  • Bring value to the discussions

  • Highlight tips and trend

Chair: Tamara Hage



RIN's newest working committee, the Mackay Skills Attraction and Retention Group, was formed to address the local skills shortage by driving research and opportunities for luring highly skilled workers to the region, including from overseas, and the group will investigate impediments and opportunities to working visas with industry and businesses alike. The group is also absorbing a Learning and Development focus which aims to address the gaps in skilled resources in the sector with a focus on skills training, learning, and development across a range of service providers.

Chair: Teona Cousin