Our business values education and is committed to supporting educational opportunities for young people in the Pilbara.

The Groundbreaker schools' programme is a key focus of the 50th commemorations and is made up of three components:

· Lesson plans for pre-primary - year 12
· Groundbreaker excursions/incursions
· Student competitions

Excursions / incursions

Trail Visits

Location Dates Suitability
Pannawonica - Pannawonica Community Hall 3 - 14 June All Years
Wickham - Julutharndu Maya Building Atrium 20 June - 2 July All Years
Tom Price - Clem Thompson oval and Sports Pavilion 13 - 30 July All Years
Paraburdoo - Ashburton Hall 10 - 23 August All Years
Dampier - Peninsula Palms Reception Building 5 - 18 August All Years

Book an Excursion

Book a visit to the Groundbreaker exhibition and explore the history of your town.


Guest Speakers

Book a guest speaker for your class. Topics include: innovation, community investment, environment, cultural heritage and the Recognise campaign.


Related Education Information

Student competitions Lesson plans Videos

Illustration by Future Shelter. Hand drawn by Western Australian artist Jane King.