EAST WEIPA MINE CLOSURE

EAST WEIPA MINE CLOSURE

WCCCC East Weipa Mine Closure Sub-Committee

The East Weipa Mine Closure Sub-Committee will provide a forum in which Traditional Owners and Rio Tinto can consult, review and provide advice and recommendations to the Coordinating Committee related to closure of the Mine areas identified in the Western Cape Communities Coexistence Agreement (WCCCA) and the WCCCA Strategic Plan.
The EWMC

EWMC Sub-Committee Members

The EWMC Sub-Committee is chaired by a member of the Coordinating Committee and comprise membership which gives representation to the Parties represented on the Coordinating Committee as follows:

  • Florence Charger – WCCCC Chairperson
  • Ernest Madua SNR – Alngith Representative
  • Matilda John – Alngith Representative
  • Leanne Gordon – Anathangayth Representative
  • Maurice Woodley – Anathangayth Representative
  • Melanie Wilson – Peppan Representative
  • Marie Pitt – Peppan Representative
  • Jimmy Coconut – Wathayn Representative
  • Lorraine Coconut – Wathayn Representative
  • Kelsey Hornsby – QLD State Gov Representative
  • Joanne Bryant – QLD State Gov Representative
  • Duane Fewquandie – RTW Representative
  • Janine Schleich – RTW Representative

Members are elected for a 2 year term. The current term expires in around October 2024.

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