Donation gets workers on bus
A GROUP of indigenous trainees working in Mount Perry has received $15,000 from Evolution Mining’s Mt Rawdon gold mine to help them buy a bus.
Evolution Mining recognised the need to provide reliable transport for the group and the bus will upgrade the trainees’ transport to Mount Perry and between work sites.
Mt Rawdon Mine general manager Jamie Coad said the mine was honoured to support the Gidarjil Trainees by helping with the purchase.
“The trainees should be very proud of the quality of the work they have undertaken and their contribution to the Mount Perry township,” Mr Coad said.
“We trust that this initial involvement will be the start of a long and positive relationship with Gidarjil, which we can jointly continue to build on.”
Funded by the Skilling Queenslanders for Work program, the trainees are working under the direction of the Mount Perry Community Development Board along side the North Burnett Regional Council.
The work projects include landscaping the new Men’s Shed, creek bed restoration, weed control and tree planting.
“Access to transport is often a challenge for employees starting out on a new career and we are truly grateful for the contribution made by Evolution Mining, which makes this project possible,” Gidarjil Development Corporation CEO Dr Kerry Blackman said.
HELPING THE COMMUNITY: Evolution Mining has donated $15,000 to Gidarjil trainees.