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Miners’ Promise With WA Governor

May 2019 The Hon Kim Beazley AC Governor of Western Australia spent his first anniversary as the State’s 33rd Governor in Kalgoorlie-Boulder this week.  The three-day itinerary, as part of his regional visit program, included speaking with representatives and delegates from a range of local community groups and services.
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Stirling Andersen Miners’ Promise Fundraiser

May 2019 Stirling Anderson extend an invitation to you for their next corporate event which is focused on the financial impact of mental Health in the Corporate World. They are privileged to have an excellent panel from Aon, SRB Legal, PeopleSense and Heathforce Group who will deliver the seminar focusing on the impact that mental health ...
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DMP Report

More needs to be done to prevent growing suicide rates

March 2017 Although we are slowly chipping away at the stigma surrounding mental health, through better visibility of organisations like OzHelp and beyondblue, and by actively encouraging more and more people to seek help, it seems the statistics aren’t yet reflecting these efforts. In a report issued by the Department of Mines and Petroleum in March ...
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Attention all health and safety Professionals! – Don’t miss this event

March 2017 Health and safety is paramount within the resources industry (minerals, oil and gas). We therefore invite those responsible for, passionate about, researching in and living with health and safety across all sectors of the resources industry to register for Minesafe International 2017 – The Resource Industry Health & Safety Conference NOW! Minesafe International ...
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Relocate to the Pilbara, Kalgoorlie, or SPACE!? 

March 2017 “We have crossed continents; we have crossed oceans; we have mastered the skies, now, we can cross into space,” said Chris Lewicki, President and Chief Executive Officer of Planetary Resources, Inc. Mr Lewicki was speaking in an interview with Austmine 2017 in preparation for their upcoming conference and exhibition, due to be held ...
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What is Miners’ Promise, and why should I consider joining?

March 2017 We’ll let one of our member stories help explain. Eric Fordam was a Miners’ Promise member who had been working in the resources sector in Kalgoorlie for many years when cancer struck. He flew down to Perth to begin treatment immediately. On being informed of his situation by his employer, Norton Gold Fields, ...
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DMP release new Safety Bulletin

March 2017 The Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) has recently released a safety bulletin which aims to raise awareness of potential suicide risk factors for personnel engaged in the resources sector. It is not intended as an instructional document on suicide prevention but provides information on: Risk Factors Warning signs Contributory factors and Actions ...
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Saracen Donation

Big thank you to Saracen Mineral Holdings social clubs!

March 2017  We were delighted that Carosue Dam Operations (CDO) Gold Diggers Social Club for the second year running nominated Miners’ Promise to receive the proceeds of their Christmas Raffle. Miners’ Promise Membership Coordinator, Helen Antonas, was invited to attend the raffle draw on 20th December and collect a cheque for the incredible amount of ...
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Miners’ Promise Wrap-Up for 2016

December 2016 Meeting for the final time in 2016, our Board of Directors reflected on a year that has seen continued readjustments within the Resources Sector, with many families finding themselves in significantly changed circumstances. However, while acknowledging the current challenges, our Board’s thoughts remained with the families, friends and workmates of the 31 mining, ...
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Inviting your participation in a FIFO study

December 2016 Miners’ Promise is teaming up with Central Queensland University’s Motivation of Health Behaviours Lab to promote their study on FIFO health and well-being. The study is aimed at FIFO workers and FIFO partners and what daily activities get you through a day in the life of FIFO. If you’re interested in participating in ...
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