Discover how innovations and technologies are transforming WA’s booming resources sector

Learn how robots, drones and data are helping to create a safer, greener and more efficient resources sector – and the skills you’ll need to be a part of it.  

Explore how WA’s resources sector has long been a source of prosperity and opportunity for the State, from the early days of picks and pans to today’s record-breaking mines.

These resources support the WA Curriculum: Science, HASS, Technologies and the cross-curriculum priority of Sustainability.

BONUS: includes activities, merit stickers and posters for your class


The first 150 schools to place an order will receive a Gold Resources Kit, compliments of the Gold Industry Group. 

Each kit includes rock samples, teacher notes and classroom resources.

Click here to download a promotional poster for your staffroom. 

Developed in partnership with the Resources Technology Showcase 2021, the Gold Industry Group and Telstra.



What's Included?

Thanks to support from our partners, schools will not be invoiced.

Many schools* will automatically receive one class set inside the May 2, 9 &16 editions of The Sunday Times (35 copies).

Includes activities, merit stickers and posters for your class.

Please allow one to two days for delivery. Orders must be placed by 10am on the Friday prior to first delivery date. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate back orders.



May 2: A golden future

Learn about modern methods of identifying, mining and refining gold, and how this precious metal is being used in a range of innovative industries such as medicine, aeronautics and technology.

May 9: Smarter and safer

Take a look at how technology is making WA’s mines, rigs and transport networks safer and more efficient. From autonomous vehicles to remote operated submersibles, this futuristic technology all relies on fast, efficient networks and complex data processing.

May 16: On the job

The resources sector in WA employs a vast number of people in a range of different careers.  Discover diverse jobs in the industry, how technology is shaking up the workforce, and the skills you’ll need for a future in resources.

Additional Resources

Resources Technology Showcase 2021 – FREE EXCURSIONS!

Bringing STEM to life: mining, oil and gas like you never imagined

For two days in June the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre will be transformed by futuristic and thoroughly interactive displays of world-class robotics, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, autonomous vehicles and remote operations centres.

Students and teachers will experience a behind-the-scenes look at the technology which is transforming the resources sector – and shaping the jobs of tomorrow.

This excursion supports the WA Curriculum: Science, Technologies and HASS.

Click here for more information and to register interest. Bookings open early Term 2.

Click here to download a promotional poster for your staffroom.

Click the logos below to find out more about our partners.