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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 5 of 28 1 Objectives 1.1 Agreement objectives The overarching objectives of the Annual Plan are in line with the July 2007 Agreement between McArthur River Mining and the Northern Territory Government for the establishment of the Trust in order to: Facilitate ongoing sustainable development of the community and the region including community capacity building and local business enterprise development Create jobs and training opportunities Build infrastructure within the community to a level that will facilitate the creation of local jobs, diversity of new enterprise, beneficial social activity and improved health outcomes Enhance the positive social and economic impact of McArthur River Mining (MRM)s mining operations resulting from the open pit mining operations on the community and the region as far as is reasonably practical. 1.2 Charitable purpose The charitable purpose of the Trust is to provide: Grants, scholarships, bursaries and other assistance for education, vocational training and enterprise development Grants and other assistance for community infrastructure, and community development including the promotion of initiatives in the areas of health, law, arts, sport and culture. 1.3 Commitments The Trust is committed to supporting: 1. Employment, training and enterprise development generated both through MRMs mining operations and in the wider Borroloola economy including: Fulfilling MRMs target to achieve 20% workforce participation by indigenous people The commitment to generate and support the establishment of one new local business per annum to supply a product or service to the mine The establishment of a Borroloola-based business hub to support the development of sustainable enterprises. 2. Community-based package of social and economic programs benefiting: enterprise and job creation; environment; education; social and community development; health; culture and art.