$25,298 as a CBT-led Development
Borroloola Town Camp Upgrades
The McArthur River Mine (MRM) Community Benefits Trust contributed over $25,000 worth of materials for the McArthur River Mine’s local workforce as they carried out upgrades to the Borroloola township during COVID-19. Materials included road base for grading works around the town camps and fencing for the swimming pool. The purchases helped local mine workers who were unable to access work during the pandemic make invaluable contributions to the town and surrounding areas.
$47,322 as a CBT-led Development
Video Conferencing Hubs
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MRM Community Benefits Trust purchased and installed three remote video conferencing hubs in Borroloola and Robinson River to facilitate remote collaboration in extreme events such as pandemics and natural disasters. This equipment has been enthusiastically adopted by its users, who are finding potential for collaboration outside the community previously not possible.
$29,985 as a CBT-led Development
Youth Scoping Service
The MRM Community Benefits Trust has supported a Borroloola Youth Service Scoping Study to identify opportunities to inform planning, design and delivery of a youth service in Borroloola.
$35,880 to Katherine Women's Legal Service
Borroloola Pilot Program
Legal support person to assist women navigate the Court process in Borroloola.
$225,000 as a CBT-led Development
Community Bus Service
Funding for an external service provider to run a community bus service in the Borroloola region.