INDIGENOUS WOMEN IN MINING AND RESOURCES AUSTRALIA
Connecting Indigenous Women in Mining & Resources
IWIMRA acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Nation people of Australia and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.
Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia (IWIMRA) was founded in 2017 to create a stronger connection amongst Indigenous women in Australia’s Mining and Resource sector, and to raise the profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women in Mining and Resources.
WHY WE DO BUSINESS
WHO WE ARE
We are proud members of IWIMRA.
We represent past and present Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who work in the mining and resource sectors all across Australia.
Showcase our participation across the industry value chain and understand how we contribute to our future.
To provide culturally safe guidance, support & knowledge to ensure Indigenous women are supported while working in the sector.
To work together to create opportunities of shared values.
To enable Indigenous women to care for country in a strong social & economic environment using modern & traditional knowledge.
To work with industry to build a sustainable future.
IWIMRA Network Hubs
Total Indigenous resource employed
Total resource labour force
Total Indigenous population
IWIMRA INDUSTRY IMPACT
IWIMRA continues to build our community to gather vital information to reflect and inform our strategy into the future.
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Source: 2022 IWIMRA member data and ABS censor data
BE PART OF THE IWIMRA EXPERIENCE
IWIMRA does IMARC
IWIMRA - First Nations Partner at IMARC
"The International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) takes place on the lands of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin nations. We wish to acknowledge them as the traditional owners of the lands and waterways and pay our respects to their elders, past and present, and emerging.
We have partnered with the Indigenous Women in Mining & Resources Australia (IWIMRA) organisation to foster stronger connections between First Nations communities and the minerals and resources sector, as well as conitinue to raise the profile of First Nations people working in the industry globally."
2023 UN CSW67 (2023)
Our contribution to Closing the Gap, each year we intend to take 10 IWIMRA members to significant events. The purpose is to greater understanding the relationship between all stakeholders to the Minerals industry. UN CSW will serve as a sounding board to balance our knowledge of Womens participation across industry.
The sixty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place from 6 to 17 March 2023.
Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to contribute to the session.
IWIMRA forms meaningful partnerships with stakeholders to assist with sustainable progress. As a grassroots organisation, we are committed to organic growth and bringing as many of our network members along with us through our IWIMRA experiences.
Contact us to understand how being part of our journey can ampifying your contribution across our communities.