AusIMM Community & Environment Society

Ninth Australian Workshop on Acid and Metalliferous Drainage
The International Network for Acid Prevention (INAP) and its Australian partner Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) at The University of Queensland would like to extend their invitation to all AusIMM members to the Ninth Australian Workshop on Acid and Metalliferous Drainage. This workshop will be held on the 20th to 23rd November in Burnie, Tasmania. 'The workshop, associated short course and site visit, will provide excellent opportunities to share with speakers and delegates, Read More
ICMM community relations workshop
1-3 August 2017, Brisbane The ICMM recently hosted a 'Regional Gathering of Community Relations Practitioners' at Rio Tinto’s offices in Brisbane. With attendee input, an agenda of workshops was established, enabling group work around: Measuring community support Dialog and reflection Causes of and responses to conflict Community benefits The three days of training and workshops were facilitated by Allison Mccallum (Training for Synergy Global) and Dr Sara Brice Read More
AusIMM New Leaders’ Conference report – Building our Future on the Foundations of History
This year’s New Leaders conference, titled 'Building our Future on the Foundations of History', was held in Melbourne on 7-8 August. In the days leading up to the Australian National Mining Games, AusIMM held the annual New Leaders’ Conference in Melbourne, Australia. The event was attended by a variety of current students and recent graduates from across Australia. In addition, many industry professionals were in attendance to share professional insights, upcoming industry trends, and Read More
Northern Territory regulation reform
In May 2017, The Northern Territory Government released a discussion paper for Environmental Regulatory Reform, representing Phase 2 of a 5 Phase process. The key elements of the discussion paper include: A broad definition of environment and equal importance of cultural/social, economic and biophysical considerations. Development of Northern Territory Environment Objectives (TEOs) which will establish principles/values for development, with associated guidance that may be Read More
Notes from the AusIMM Community and Environment Society Chair
Welcome to the AusIMM Community and Environment (C&E) Society newsletter, containing an overview of activity from the first half of the year in the C&E space. Please take the time to visit the C&E section of the AusIMM Bulletin website and the articles featured in this newsletter. We have been working on a number of projects, keeping the committee very busy. Some of the projects of interest of late include: Providing input into the Mining Education Australia (MEA) Read More
Murdoch University announces Harry Butler Institute
Business News Western Australia published on 11 August 2017 that Murdoch University, in partnership with Chevron, has launched the Harry Butler Institute. The key opportunities that the Harry Butler Institute can provide to students are: The Institute will offer new academic pathways for students and support research programs promoting sustainability and environmental protection. The Institute will also offer graduates a pathway towards employment with Chevron, with students to Read More