Employment Opportunities

The WCCCA recognises traditional ownership and provides community with a range of benefits, including, but not limited to; employment, training, cultural heritage and site protection, cultural awareness, support for ranger programs and educational bursaries, relinquishment of land, and a royalty stream to charitable trusts for community benefit purposes.

Rio Tinto (RT) provides direct employment and/or Traineeships for approved applicants from the Traditional Owner Groups who were party to the WCCCA. The 11 Traditional Owner Groups of the WCCCA are: Alngith, Anathangayth, Ankamuthi, Peppan, Taepadhighi, Thanikwithi, Tjungundji, Warranggu, Wathayn, Wik and Wik-Waya and Yupungathi.

Enquiries about the LAP Traineeships should be directed Rio Tinto Weipa’s Indigenous Employment & Development team by phoning: (07) 4069 8512.

YEP Program (Youth Employment Program)

Have you finished high school recently, and looking for work or considering further education? DATSIP may be able to assist you through the Youth Employment Program (YEP). More information is available on the information sheet on the downloadable resources or email yep@datsip.qld.gov.au for more information.

Looking for an employment opportunity?

Check our Facebook page regularly as many job opportunities are posted on the page. Just click the icon on the top right-hand side of the page.












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