RIKLAN is a privately owned and operated Registered Training Organisation (#51994) established in Western Australia in 2002 and registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Since our inception, RIKLAN has been providing training courses to mine sites and workplaces across the world in relation to emergency response preparation, preparedness, response and recovery for surface and underground mining and commercial and heavy industry sectors as well as a wide range of Workplace Safety nationally accredited courses and workshops.

In addition to our extensive range of nationally accredited and non accredited training we also offer an internationally recognised Safety Consultancy / Audit Service with an array of highly skilled consultants to deliver on your requirements for Minesite & Workplace Safety Audits, Evacuation Plans and Training Drills/Scenarios, Emergency Management Plans, Incident Investigations, 24/7 Mine Site Emergency Response coverage, Drug & Alcohol Collection, Electrical Test & Tagging and Fire Extinguisher Inspections.

Not to forget our Specialist Labour Hire Service which includes the provision of shutdown sentries, emergency response personnel and mine site paramedics.

All of our Consultants are well respected industry professionals with extensive backgrounds in Mine Emergency Response. Our consultants are all are subjected to strict internal standards and performance measures to ensure consistency in our product delivery.

RIKLAN consultants are, in turn, supported by a professional Management and Administrative team to ensure all of our Client requirements are met within a timely and efficient manner.

With someone available to answer your questions 24/7, there has never been a better time to call RIKLAN – 1800 793 877


The Team

Michael Nollas - Owner / Director

Michael commenced his mining career in 1990 working underground at KCGM. Through his 8 yrs underground at Mt Charlotte he became an active member of the mine rescue team. From this he acquired a passion for Emergency Response both in a pro-active and re-active sense. With his mining experience and also mine rescue expe [...]

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Kurt Vossebelt - Operations Manager

Kurt began his career in the underground mining industry in 1989 and has been involved in mine rescue since 1993. In 2001 Kurt changed his career and began to train emergency response personnel both in the mining and industrial sectors, joining Riklan in 2002 as a training consultant. Kurt has a thorough knowledge and va [...]

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Ali Perkin - General Manager

Ali has lived and worked in the Goldfields for over two decades. Her career spans financial, human resources, management and executive roles in a number of different industries. Prior to joining Riklan in 2013, she held an executive position with the Kalgoorlie Boulder Chamber of Commerce.

Ali is [...]

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Tony Armitage - Perth Training Consultant

Tony  joined RIKLAN in 2017 and has an excellent background in the Management of Emergency Response situations and a demonstrated ability to perform to an exceptional level under pressure. Tony's proactive approach to his role as a training consultant has seen him not only gain the respect of his colleagues but also allo [...]

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Wayne Murphy - Kalgoorlie Training Consultant and WorkSafe Assessor WP & LF

Wayne joined RIKLAN in 2014 and is our Kalgoorlie based Workplace Safety Training Consultant. Wayne has a background in Emergency Response previously engaged in the position of an Emergency Response Coordinator and possesses a particular passion for Safety as well as the development and delivery of training courses. His [...]

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Lynda Willis | RTO Manager

Lynda joined RIKLAN as our RTO Manager in November 2019 to manage the day to day compliance associated with running an RTO. She has vast experience in business management which includes 12 years working as an office manager for another Registered Training Organisation within the safety training industry which make [...]

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Kristy Davies | Finance Officer

They say good things come in small packages and Kristy is testament to that statement! Kristy joined us in September 2019 in the Finance role and brings with her a high level of organisation, motivation and a wicked sense of humour!

Possibly THE most pampered [...]

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ARTHUR BROWN (BROWNIE) - TRAINING CONSULTANT

Brownie joined the team at RIKLAN in April 2021 after previously working in the mining industry doing maintenance on structures for 5 years. Prior to this he was the Trainer Assessor for VET programmes for school students. He also has extensive experience in the automotive industry, specifically auto repairs. Originally from the Riverland [...]

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Shani Kellett - Kalgoorlie Labour Hire Consultant

Shani left her previous job as a Trade Assistant to join RIKLAN in 2021 to help manage our Confined Space Sentry Teams. Her previous site experience and knowledge of site entry procedures have proven to be an invaluable asset as she continues to excel meeting our Clients demands. Surviving exclusively on cans of Red Bull, we are at a loss [...]

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Carissa McCulloch - Perth Office All-Rounder

Originally from Tasmania, Carissa moved to Perth in 2011 with her husband and 4 children. She has a diverse range of experience which includes retail, hospitality, Office Management and RTO Administration, aspects of each industry of which she is able to apply in her current role at RIKLAN as our Perth Office All-Rounder and we have welco [...]

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Matt Fitzgerald - Emergency Response Training Consultant

Matt started with RIKLAN in June 2021 and has a vast background as a Health & Safety Coordinator and Trainer Assessor in the fire protection industry. His experience sees him highly skilled in Research, Negotiation, Customer Service, Public Speaking, and Team Leadership. In addition to his Mine Rescue and Workplace Safety qualificatio [...]

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Kevin Prue - Workplace Safety Trainer & High Risk Assessor

Kevin joined our Kalgoorlie Team in September 2021 as a Workplace Safety Trainer and High Risk Assessor after 10 years working as a Trainer Assessor for a large WA engineering company. Kevin came to Kalgoorlie in 1989 where he commenced a 23 year long career in mineral processing with KCGM at the Gidgi Roaster. His vast a [...]

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Anna Bowman - Receptionist

Anna joined RIKLAN in June 2021 as our Receptionist so it is very likely she is the first person you will speak to when calling the office. Originally from Tasmania, Anna moved to South Australia at 16 to finish her schooling before coming to Kalgoorlie in 2016 where she secured a Management role at the local Hungry Jacks. Fast forward [...]

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