Global Civil and Mining acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather today, and pay respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. As a company with national reach, we extend our respect to all Elders and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Australia.
Global Civil and Mining’s Reconciliation Action Plan reflects our commitment to respecting and recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ rights, cultures and customs in Australia’s research and innovation landscape.
GCM’s position in the industry as a specialist contractor means that this business will not typically be a head contractor, but instead have opportunities to partner with various organisations, boosting the partners offering while allowing GCM to provide value to the partnership through its core business of Surface Mining technology.
Recently GCM have signed an Agreement with an Indigenous Business and registered Charity, Third Space Indigenous Corporation (TSIC). TSIC is a Social Enterprise that aims to provide well supported, skilled Human Resources in the Construction industry across the Kimberley region. This is done by Leveraging Industry partnerships to provide value to the customer and positive outcomes for the community. to work with this business in the civil and mining sector across the Kimberley region.
The goal for this Agreement is to:
- Deliver on TSIC’s charitable aims to – “Encourage self-support and economic independence for people in communities in which operations are conducted”
- Grow TSIC capabilities to have a sustained positive impact on the region.
- Local focus – Partnership creates positive local impacts
BUFFIE CORUNNA - NOONGAR YORGA
Artwork by Buffie Corunna – Noongar Yorga – Aboriginal Woman Of The Noongar Nation, Born In Albany, Western Australia.
Buffie’s family connections are from Gnowangerup, a small town in Western Australia. She was raised in Perth and considers Perth her home.
She loves spending time with those she loves and has a strong bond with her family. Much of Buffie’s work is greatly influenced by family, cultural connections, spirituality and relationships.
Buffie can express herself wholeheartedly through her artwork. She believes art is one of the greatest tools to help with any mental and emotional issues. Buffie has always loved painting, drawing and experimenting in a variety of art mediums. Through art, she is especially drawn to the challenge of conveying to others how she is influenced by her spirituality, my culture and my life experiences. Buffie uses art as a platform for storytelling.
We all have a story to tell and art is one of the most creative forms to share our stories.