Moolarben Coal in the Community
Moolarben Coal is committed to actively supporting the community throughout the Mid-Western Regional Council district. By creating employment and training opportunities and relying on local contractors and services providers, Moolarben Coal is a major economic contributor to the region.
Moolarben Coal is proud of its Community Support Program, which has nearly distributed $1 million in community grants and sponsorships since 2010.
Moolarben Coal engages with the local community through regular Community Consultative Committee meetings, newsletters and the local media.
Community Support Program
Since 2010, Moolarben Coal’s Community Support Program has distributed nearly $1 million in community grants and sponsorships. Through the program, Moolarben has helped local initiatives across a range of areas, including education, environment, health and safety, the arts, sport and research.
Applications for Round 2 of 2017 funding are now open. Applications for Round 2 close on Friday 25 August 2017.
Application forms and Guidelines can be downloaded here:
Community Consultative Committee
Moolarben Coal operates a Community Consultative Committee (CCC). The CCC generally meets three times per year, and aims to keep the community informed about mine progress and provide a forum for open discussion between Moolarben Coal representatives, the community, Mid-Western Regional Council and other stakeholders. The scope of the CCC meetings includes Stages 1 & 2 of the project, environmental performance and community relations.
The CCC has an independent Chairperson endorsed by the Department of Planning and Environment who is paid by Moolarben Coal.
CCC meeting minutes can be found here.
Minutes from CCC meetings held prior to 2013 can be requested via the Contact Us page.
Names, credentials and contact details of CCC members can be viewed here.