• 17 January 2022

    Successful Indigenous Pre-Employment Program to Expand

    Employment pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers across Kwinana, Peel and the upper South-West regions are to be boosted thanks to a partnership between the Waalitj Foundation and Alcoa Foundation. Building on the Waalitj Foundation’s existing successful pre-employment program, Plan 2 Day 4 Tomorrow (P242), the program...

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  • 17 January 2022

    Alcoa engineering scholarships APPLY NOW

    Female engineering students interested in a career in the resources sector are invited to apply for an Alcoa initiative providing financial and practical support for university students.

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  • 09 December 2021

    Alcoa and BirdLife continue partnership to help much-loved cockies

    BirdLife Project Coordinator Merryn Pryor leads Alcoa volunteers in a Cocky Count citizen science activity. Demonstrating an ongoing joint commitment to WA’s unique biodiversity, BirdLife Australia and the Alcoa Foundation have announced a renewed three-year partnership to continue the Alcoa Community Black-Cockatoo Recovery Project in Western Australia. This critical conservation...

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  • 01 December 2021

    Alcoa marks International Volunteer Day

    Demonstrating the true spirit of International Volunteer Day on 5 December, employees from Alcoa’s Western Australian Operations have provided more than 4000 volunteering hours this year to help more than 100 community groups and charities. While the COVID pandemic is limiting volunteering in different parts of the world, about 1000...

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  • 30 November 2021

    Volunteer roles that make an impact

    The life changing impact of EdConnect Australia volunteers on local schools and students was on display last week when volunteers attended an annual celebration hosted in partnership with the Alcoa Foundation. EdConnect Liaison Officer Karen Barden, EdConnect Australia CEO Gerri Clay and Alcoa Senior Community Partnerships Advisor Sally Fairnie. This...

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  • 29 November 2021

    Alcoa beams with Pride

    Dressed in high-vis, hard hats and glitter, around 100 Alcoa employees marched proudly in Saturday’s Perth Pride Parade in support of Western Australia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community.

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  • 14 November 2021

    Peel community mussels up 220kg of shellfish to help ecosystem

    Shellfish gardener Jerome Gallagher proudly showing off his mussels. The next step in an exciting project aimed at restoring shellfish habitat in the Peel-Harvey Estuary was taken today when locally grown mussels were used to seed the first trial beds in the waterway. Local volunteers, including about 70 Mandurah water-side...

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  • 29 September 2021

    Industry Leaders and Aboriginal Businesses connect at the Wirrpanda Foundation Kwinana Regional Pop Up supported by Alcoa

    Alcoa’s Adrian Jones (foreground) and Brandon Erceg (background) enjoy the Kwinana Indigenous Business Hub. Indigenous businesses owners and entrepreneurs joined with industry leaders to discuss partnership opportunities at a Kwinana Regional Business Hub hosted by the Wirrpanda Foundation’s Wirra Hub this week (14 September). Guests heard from Wirra Hub business...

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  • 26 August 2021

    Over 1,000 access COVID support in Kwinana, Peel & Upper South-West

    COVID-19 support services have been delivered over 13 months to more than 1,000 people from Kwinana to Harvey through a partnership between Anglicare WA and resources company Alcoa.

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  • 26 August 2021

    Wirrpanda Foundation and Alcoa partner to bring support to Bunbury

    The Wirrpanda Foundation’s Wirra Hub recently hosted their regional pop up hub to service Aboriginal businesses and Alcoa presented on local procurement and employment opportunities.

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