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Dolphins making a big splash in Perth for youngsters’ mental health

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Dolphins making a big splash in Perth for youngsters’ mental health

The Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation launched a mass public art exhibition in January as part of its major campaign to raise awareness of children’s mental health, which has seen a huge pod of wildly colourful dolphin sculptures painted by local artists ‘swim’ into Perth’s streets, parks and public spaces.

Gold Industry Group Director Sharon Warburton is also a Non-Executive of the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation and a driving force behind the Big Splash WA initiative, which aims to address the drastic increase in young people presenting to medical professionals with mental health issues. 

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Driving culture in steel heels

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Driving culture in steel heels

Gold Industry Group Director and corporate leader Sharon Warburton delivered a powerful speech to a full house at the WA Mining Club last month on the importance of supporting a culture of empowerment and mental health in the workplace. 

The St Barbara’s Day lunch remembered those who had lost their lives in the industry and Sharon decided to talk about the importance of people and their mental wellbeing.  

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Gold gender diversity debate challenges perceptions and system

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Gold gender diversity debate challenges perceptions and system

The Gold Industry Group held its second Women in Gold Sundowner, in conjunction with Women in Mining WA, in November at The Perth Mint. 

With a 300-strong crowd in attendance and the much-anticipated gender diversity debate exceeding expectations, it wasn’t long before the hashtag #womeningold17 was trending across Australia on Twitter.

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Great debate to put gender diversity under spotlight

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Great debate to put gender diversity under spotlight

Tonight, the Gold Industry Group will host its second Women in Gold Sundowner at The Perth Mint in conjunction with Women in Mining WA, this year putting diversity under the spotlight with a great debate in front of more than 300 guests. 

Inspired by Catherine Fox’s book Stop Fixing Women, the debate will see a diverse powerhouse panel of industry figures battle it out over whether we need to stop fixing women and start fixing the system to achieve gender equality in the workplace. 

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Gold Industry Group welcomes Warburton and Carter to Board

Gold Industry Group welcomes Warburton and Carter to Board

Mining Non-Executive Director and champion for diversity, Sharon Warburton, is the second woman to join the Gold Industry Group (GIG) Board as a Director, following the appointment of Gold Fields Australia Vice President of Legal and Compliance, Kelly Carter, to Vice Chairperson in November 2016. 

GIG Chairperson and Perth Mint Chief Executive Officer, Richard Hayes, said he was thrilled to welcome Ms Warburton and Ms Carter to the team.

Gold Industry Group brings together industry to promote diversity

Gold Industry Group brings together industry to promote diversity

The Gold Industry Group hosted its inaugural Women in Gold event recently at The Perth Mint, attended by more than 300 industry professionals.

Headline speaker Gold Fields Australia Vice President of Legal and Compliance Kelly Carter discussed the current challenges and opportunities for the mining sector.

Women to shine in night for gold

Women to shine in night for gold

The Gold Industry Group will be hosting its inaugural event to recognise and promote women in gold this Friday night at The Perth Mint. The Women in Gold Sundowner has generated significant interest attracting more than 300 members and industry colleagues..