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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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Miners’ Promise attends annual St Barbara’s Day commemorations (1-4 December 2016)

December 2016 If you live in the Goldfields region you may have spotted the familiar Miners’ Promise logo about town, as Kalgoorlie celebrated the annual St Barbara’s Day Festival for 2016. Thursday night remembered the miners who have lost their lives in workplace accidents, with the lighting of the miners flame next to the St ...
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Please share our new Miners’ Promise Video!

September 2016 We’ve uploaded our new video to our YouTube channel. Watch it here. Members have also received a commemorative USB stick with a full copy of the Video with our latest quarterly newsletter. The video gives a brief overview about Miners’ Promise, highlighting the benefits of membership captured in about 6 minutes. We intend to use the ...
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Facebook Discussion Group Launches

September 2016 The Standing Together Online Support Group has launched! Created as a closed facebook group, the forum provides a moderated online platform aimed at helping empower resource worker families affected by the loss of a loved one. The group is strictly for individuals who have lost a loved one. It is also “closed” to ...
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Standing Together September Event Wrap Up

September 2016 Friday 9th September marked the second Standing Together lunch event, which was held at the Canning River Eco Education Centre in Wilson. The event attracted ten attendees – half of whom were attending for the first time. Running from 9.00am to 1.00pm, it followed an informal structure of discussion topics and break away ...
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$60 up for grabs as Miners’ Promise celebrates turning 6 this July!

June 2016 Help us celebrate our 6th birthday by telling your resource sector friends and colleagues about Miners’ Promise and recommending they become a member too. Then, when they sign up via credit card during the month of July, we will split a $60 Coles Myer gift card voucher between you both as a little ...
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Standing Together lunch to become a bi-annual event

June 2016 Our inaugural Standing Together lunch, aimed at providing an informal forum for those impacted by a fatality within the resources sector, was held at Little Creatures in Fremantle in April. The event was open to Miners’ Promise members and non-members and included a mixture of spouses and partners of people who had lost ...
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Welcoming Deane Criddle to our Board of Directors

June 2016 Deane answered the call to join the Miners’ Promise Board of Directors earlier this year, and was officially endorsed onto the board to oversee the finance portfolio in April. A Certified Practising Accountant, Deane has has worked in the mining and construction industry for the past decade, both overseas and in Australia. Since ...
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Look out for our online discussion group – coming soon!

June 2016 Attendees of the inaugural Standing Together Support Group expressed a strong desire to be able to contact and support each other between events, via a social media platform. As a result, Miners’ Promise will be launching a closed group on facebook for this specific purpose. A closed facebook group means members of the ...
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