Supporting Organisations

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service, digital solutions and sustainability-driving technologies for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and quarrying. In 2020, sales were approximately 33.6 billion SEK with about 12,500 employees within continuing operations. 
Sandvik acknowledges and respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of knowledge, cultures, histories and languages that have been created and shared for at least 65,000 years. 
We continue to grow our vision of building a strong sense of belonging in an inclusive Sandvik that works respectfully with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees, stakeholders and communities in partnerships, learnings and collaboration whilst embracing and enhancing the best of our nation’s and the world’s diversity.
Our vision for reconciliation is that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of this country will be restored to a place of equity, dignity and respect.
Clough is a pioneering engineering and construction company established in 1919 in Perth, Western Australia with a global workforce of almost 2000 people from operating centres across Australia, Asia Pacific, UK, and North America.
Clough’s delivers sustainable high performing assets for the infrastructure, resources, and energy industries with a dedication to problem solving and getting the job done safely and efficiently.
Clough’s vision for reconciliation is to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples by providing employment, education and business opportunities and creating a workplace that understands and values Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. With this vision they aim to:
  • Maximise and grow supplier diversity by engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned/ employed businesses in their supply chain;
  • Increase opportunities to employ, develop and retain Indigenous team members;
  • Deepen their engagement with the communities in which they work and live;
  • Increase cultural awareness and competency within the business; and
  • Increase meaningful engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities, through education and mentoring programs in partnership with like-minded organisations.

For more than 100 years, Rio Tinto has been working with Australia to create materials the world needs: the iron ore for steel in buildings and bridges, the aluminium for cars and phones. Without Australia, we wouldn't be where we are today. It’s where more than half our assets are based and for thousands of our employees, Australia is home. We’re committed to helping build a stronger, more prosperous Australia – and we’re proud to play our part in helping the nation grow. But we also know there’s more we need to do to be better custodians, neighbours and partners. 
We are focused on improving our engagement with Indigenous Peoples and our host communities so that we can better understand their priorities and concerns, minimise our impacts, and responsibly manage Indigenous cultural heritage within our operations. As part of this we are taking important steps to grow Indigenous leadership in Australia and have committed US$50 million to attracting, retaining, and growing Indigenous professionals and leaders in the company.
** A portion of proceeds from the Indigenous Employment Forum will go toward supporting the initiatives and efforts of our community charity partner FACCI.