Our $1.3 million fully-supported Indigenous Employment Program provides a pathway for Indigenous Australians from the community to full-time work with our operations.

The program is designed to allow participants to take ownership and responsibility, ultimately working towards securing sustainable employment for the long-term.

Our program provides a work-readiness component and entry-level operational skills for the participants as well as tailored personal development.

Participants receive ongoing support through each stage of the program, from the work-readiness course through to mining school, including mentorship from fellow Indigenous employees.

Upon completion of the program, participants have the opportunity to be selected to progress into full-time employment; either with our company or with one of our contracting partner organisations.

Our Indigenous Employment Program is comprised of two stages:

  • Stage 1 – Work ready course

  • Stage 2 – Mining school.

Participants have access to a strong support system established for the work environment and outside of the work environment to ensure their success in the program.

The first stage of the program is 12 weeks. If a participant is selected to complete both stages, then the full program duration is 24 weeks (or 6 months).

The program is offered at our Mount Isa Mines operations and at our Ernest Henry Mining operations near Cloncurry.

To be eligible for the program, applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and meet additional requirements to ensure they are suitable to work at a mine site and can successfully complete the program. 

We encourage anyone interesting in applying to contact Glencore's Human Resources Department on (07) 4744 2011.

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