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Brisbane is a vital support centre for mining in Queensland, Australia, and beyond. YMP Brisbane exists to support the community of young professionals in the city committed to the industry.

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Young Mining Professionals (YMP) is a growing international association of mining professionals based in major mining centres across the world, that share the goal of advancing the global profile and leadership of the mining and exploration industry. YMP was established to assist participants in obtaining the skills, support and knowledge to successfully advance their careers, develop a network of contacts within the industry, and identify career and mining-related investment opportunities.

Meet the Team

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Clare Lavrencic

Rio Tinto

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Andrew Dittmann

MEC Mining

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Bree Sipavicius


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Pooja Haria

Rio Tinto

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Monica Vorhauser


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Jessica Peters


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Ben Groeneveld

Rio Tinto

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Samantha Fowke

Rio Tinto

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Ryan Welker


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Shalika Walker

Rio Tinto



YMP Hosts several events throughout the year and across the world. Please see below for our list of our upcoming events. If you would like to attend, please do sign up early to avoid disappointment.


Become a Member

Membership of Young Mining Professionals is free. Please join your local chapter to connect with the only global network of young mining professionals and become part of mining’s future.

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