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As a neighbour to the Hay Point, Sarina and Mackay communities for 30 years, DBCT P/L’s social responsibility to its neighbouring communities is based on a strong desire to take a real and valued contribution to the economic and social development of the area.

In order to encourage the flow of information between the terminal and local stakeholders, DBCT P/L has established a series of initiatives to ensure effective communication and strong relationships between the terminal and the community.

Community Working Group

DBCT P/L hosts its own Community Working Group (CWG) every eight weeks, as well as participating in whole-of-port community forums and reference groups with DBCTM. The CWG comprises representatives from surrounding residential areas and guests who are part of the coal supply chain.

DBCT P/L’s commitment to engaging the community is real, it works and all partnerships are based on trust and integrity.

Sponsorship Program

DBCT P/L supports a wide range of local and regional community initiatives. For more information on our sponsorship program visit our sponsorships page.

Supporting local suppliers

DBCT P/L supports local businesses where possible and our tender documentation includes a local support clause. More information on our tendering process can be found here.

The Senior Specialist Public Relations provides the local community with a dedicated point of contact at the terminal. The current contact is:

Sharon Johnston

Phone: 07 4943 5645
Mobile: 0487 157 970
Email: Sharon.Johnston@dbct.com.au