A key contributor to the Western Australian and Australian economy for nearly 60 years, Alcoa Australia plays an important role in supporting the communities in which it operates.
For over 42 years Alcoa has proudly sponsored Celebrate WA and the annual awards honouring the achievements and contributions of exemplary Western Australians.
Alcoa’s Australian operations represent one of the world’s largest integrated bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminium smelting systems. The company employs about 4,250 people in Western Australia and Victoria with about 3,800 of those living in the Kwinana, Peel and Upper South West areas.
Alcoa understands, for its business to thrive, the communities in which it operates must also thrive. That’s why the company is committed to investing in community organisations and individuals working to advance Western Australia.
BHP is a leading global resource company with a long and proud history in Western Australia.
BHP has been operating in the Pilbara for almost 50 years and is a key contributor to the region’s and State’s social and economic development by being one of the State’s largest employers.
As well as employing thousands of people across Western Australia, BHP supports health, education, Indigenous development and community infrastructure initiatives, through its social investment program.
BHP’s social investments are delivered through long term commitments with government and not for profit organisations, and the Company is proud to support organisations who have contributed to the development of Western Australia.
From its origins in 1914 as a Western Australian farmers’ cooperative, Wesfarmers has grown into one of Australia’s largest publicly listed companies. With headquarters in Western Australia, its diverse, Australia-wide business operations cover supermarkets, department stores, home improvement and office supplies; coal mining; chemicals, energy and fertilisers; and industrial and safety products. Wesfarmers is Australia’s largest private sector employer with more than 200,000 employees and has a shareholder base of approximately 500,000 people. Wesfarmers’ long standing objective is to deliver a satisfactory return to shareholders. Guided by this principle, the company has developed a unique, highly-focused and disciplined business culture. Underlying this, Wesfarmers adheres to four core values: integrity; openness; accountability; and boldness. Wesfarmers has a strong focus on looking after its employees and ensuring they have a safe environment in which to work; providing excellent products and services to its customers; looking after and caring for the environment; and making a contribution to the communities in which it operates. Wesfarmers is proud to promote greater knowledge of Western Australia’s outstanding Aboriginal leaders by supporting the Aboriginal Award.