Justin Zimama working for Northern Star

Finding new careers and renewed hope in WA’s Goldfields

Many migrants and refugees come to Australia seeking security and better opportunities. But the road to finding them isn't always easy.

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Curtin Girls Mining Camp

Girls get an early, hands-on look at mining at new camp

A concept championed by legendary WA mining educator Odwyn Jones is now a reality, after the staging of an inaugural Mining and Lands Camp attended by female Indigenous high school students. Jones, who was Principal of the WA School of Mines in Kalgoorlie for 15 years, was a long-time advocate for increased Aboriginal involvement in […]

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Linda Deverell

‘I put my hand up for everything’: perseverance pays off as Linda finds her niche in mining

Linda Deverell’s journey to a leadership role in WA’s mining and resources sector speaks volume to the power of persistence.

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Amanda Barlow running

Running on plenty: Amanda’s marathon offshore effort

From a young girl with an inherent interest in rocks, Amanda Barlow ended up with a career and a passion for marathons that have taken her around the world.

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Johnathan and Henry Taitt run Redrock Drilling

‘Just do it’: how a family-owned WA mining business went carbon neutral

Henry Taitt has a simple message for any of his mining counterparts looking at going carbon neutral.

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Peta Wilson and Fiona Allen at Kuarlu Gift Shop

How an old-school voucher program helped a WA town kick on through COVID

Onslow went back-to-the-future with great effect as the threat of a global pandemic closed in.

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Woodside v Clontarf Gaelic footy

Gaelic footy tradition kicks community goals in the Pilbara

For more than a decade, a unique sporting fixture has helped strengthen community ties between one of Karratha's major employers and local indigenous youth.

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Girls Focus On Mining Camp Northern Star visit

‘You can’t be what you can’t see’: girls flock to eye-opening Goldfields mining camp

Nearly 50 female high school students headed to Kalgoorlie-Boulder for a unique and up-close look at the mining sector.

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Mining Legends loader rebuild

How a ‘hare-brained’ mining idea raised nearly $1 million for charity

An old loader which had reached the end of its usual lifespan has been reborn in the Goldfields with some far-reaching impacts.

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Changing face of Collie

The old WA working town learning new tourism tricks

Once known for its coal and power stations and not much else, the WA country town of Collie has some new strings to its bow.

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