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McArthur River Mine Community Benefits Trust annual plan 2010/2011



McArthur River Mine Community Benefits Trust annual plan 2010/2011


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Environmental impact statements -- Australia -- McArthur River Region (N.T.)

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Annual Plan 2010-2011 Page 4 of 28 Health Identify a specific specialist health need within the community and seek a qualified visiting program (such as optometry, dentistry or gynaecology) eg Fred Hollows Foundation Culture and art Utilise existing or planned infrastructure to support the provision of cultural education facilities and art forms on a sustainable commercial basis. The aim is to help retain and respect the traditional Indigenous culture for the four language groups represented in the region. The particular focus is on educating youth, providing services to visitors and cross cultural training for new employees to the region. MRM target of 20% workforce participation Support for MRM Indigenous Pathways to Employment Strategy and Indigenous Traineeship program One new local business per annum to supply a product or service to the mine Provide support for the business planning and establishment of a new business to be identified based on mine procurement needs. It is recognised that achieving these priorities will rely upon: Sourcing suitable proponents from either within or outside the community Addressing the identified constraints in terms of commercial and residential accommodation and vacant land Coordination with all levels of Government to harness the full benefit of funding programs and support services available. The Trust has a significant surplus of unallocated funds from the 2010 financial year which is available for commitments in 2011. The cash position as at 30 June 2010 was $3.97 million. In total, the funds available for investment in grant programs in 2011 is estimated at $3.04 million after taking into consideration MRMs annual financial contribution and current commitments for which funding has not yet been released.