Sisters in Mining


The Mackay Sisters in Mining program information session, advertised to be held on Friday 26 February, has been cancelled.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. We will advertise more information about upcoming sessions over the coming months.

If the meantime, if you have questions, please contact Penny Hamilton, Thiess, on 0418458618.

Thiess Community Grants – Bowen Basin

Applications are now open for the Thiess Community Grants program.

You are invited to apply for a Thiess Community Grant. Funding of up to $10,000 is available for community, charity and not-for-profit organisations offering services in the Bowen Basin.

Grants are available for initiatives that provide a health, environment or educational benefit.

An application form is attached.

Applications close on Friday 19 July 2013.
Successful applicants will be notified during August 2013.

Thiess is Australia’s leading construction, mining and services contractor and we are committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work. We are helping to deliver vital infrastructure in the Bowen Basin, including the operation of coal mines.

For more information about the program email or visit

Community Grants program BowenBasinApplicationForm

URGENT – Information Session for Mining Program


The Salvation Army Employment Plus have partnered with Thiess Mining in Blackwater to deliver a “Women in Mining” employment program. These are fabulous traineeship opportunities, although they are initially looking to source candidates from the local area; if numbers are not reached, the employer will look to Rockhampton as the next preference.

As per the following flyer there are eligibility requirements, so please ensure that your Job Seekers are aware of these. In saying that, we still very happy for everyone to attend to hear the information.

(See attached file: Information Session Rockhampton (Thiess).pdf)

As the time frames are short could you please assist us by sending it out through your local networks.

If you have any questions please let me know.


Kristy Zumpe
Project Manager – Bowen Basin
The Salvation Army Employment Plus
223 Musgrave Street North Rockhampton QLD 4701
Tel: | Mobile: 0417 491 535 | Fax:

Information Session Rockhampton (Thiess)