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Council for Diversity and Inclusion

Council for Diversity and Inclusion

The Council for Diversity and Inclusion was established to recognise the importance of creating equal opportunity by welcoming and advancing the careers of a diverse range of professionals in the mining industry.

The Council consists of AusIMM and broader industry members, who represent a cross section of the resources sector.

The Council is an advisory body whose purpose is to advise the AusIMM Board on the advancement of diversity and inclusion to benefit AusIMM and our professional community. They work to:

AusIMM Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Strategy

We have a diversity and inclusion plan which builds on the progress already made and details how AusIMM and professionals can nurture a culture that will develop a truly diverse and inclusive industry.

AusIMM is committed to paving the way towards creating a more diverse and inclusive resources sector through:

  1. Better representation of diversity in our member base
  2. Creation of a safe and welcome environment for professionals of all backgrounds to be involved in the industry through AusIMM, and
  3. Improvements in the perception of the resources sector as a highly inclusive industry which will simultaneously have a positive influence on the attraction of talent into our sector.

You can learn more about our role in championing diversity, inclusion and opportunity for all people pursuing careers in resources by reading our Leadership Statement.

Council members

Juleen Brown

Council Chair

Katrina Crook


Sam Chester

Community Relations Advisor

Breannen Conway

Senior Mine Geologist
Anglogold Ashanti

Stephen Durkin

Chief Executive Officer

Kate Hobbs

Oz Minerals

Gabrielle Iwanow

Oz Minerals

Giulia Savio

Diversity and Organisational Effectiveness, St Barbara
Group Manager

Catherine Taplin

Vice President People
Rio Tinto

Pat Boniwell

Managing Director
Byrnecut Australia

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