Banjima Native Title Aboriginal Corporation (BNTAC)Event Owner
BNTAC was incorporated in 2013 and is the Registered Native Title Body Corporate for the Banjima People. Their work is to ensure traditional decision-making and Banjima Lore and Culture are always at the core of the organisation.
Shire of AshburtonPlatinum Sponsor
Shire of Ashburton embrace the unique Pilbara environment and lifestyle through the development of vibrant, connected, inclusive and active communities that have access to quality services, exceptional amenities and economic vitality.
Hancock ProspectingPlatinum Sponsor
Built on a long and special history of investing and risk taking in Australia, Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd (HPPL) is an independent, privately owned Australian company that has a proud history with the Pilbara and the iron ore sector, and is one of the longest continuous owners of cattle stations in Australia.
Rio TintoPremium Sponsor
For more than 50 years we’ve been privileged to be part of Western Australia. We’re committed to supporting the communities where we live and work and partnering with Pilbara Traditional Owners to create enduring partnerships that generate impact.
Go West ToursPremium Sponsor
Go West Tours is Australia’s leading supplier of integrated transport solutions for charter, self-drive, labour hire and mechanical services in the Resources, Tourism and Education sectors to individuals, schools and organisations nationally.
Tourism WAPremium Sponsor
Western Australia is brimming with wondrous, otherworldly and dreamlike adventures. A special place where connecting with the land helps you reconnect with yourself. Be inspired with these unmissable experiences and create your dream holiday.
Their purpose is to bring people and resources together to build a better world. They do this through their strategy to deliver long-term value and returns through the cycle.
Onsite RentalsMajor Sponsor
Onsite Rental Group is a specialist equipment hire provider delivering intelligent rental solutions to businesses across Australia. With an unparalleled specialised product knowledge our team know how to deliver the equipment requirements for your next project and ongoing maintenance programs.
Equity TrusteesMajor Sponsor
Equity Trustees, now incorporating Australian Executor Trustees (AET) is Australia’s leading specialist trustee company. Being a trustee means helping people take care of the future. For more than 20 years, both Equity Trustees and AET have worked in partnership with Aboriginal communities and Native Title claim groups to help grow, manage and protect wealth now and for generations to come.
North West Mining & CivilMajor Sponsor
NWMC is a partner of choice for commercial and mining clients across the Pilbara. Being recognised as a leading provider of quality service driven by excellence paved the way for exponential growth in our service offering as well as opening an additional base of operations in Karratha and Paraburdoo.
IBN GroupMajor Sponsor
Founded in 2001, IBN Corporation is the Trustee of the IBN Charitable Foundation. As a leading Aboriginal organisation in Western Australia, IBN enhances the well-being of its members, the Yinhawangka, Banyjima, and Nyiyaparli people. IBN prioritises social programs and the establishment of a Future Fund to ensure long-term support for the IBN Community beyond mining.
Gumala Aboriginal CorporationMajor Sponsor
Gumala Aboriginal Corporation (GAC) is one of Australia’s largest Aboriginal corporations, serving the Banjima, Yinhawangka and Nyiyaparli people of the Pilbara region in Western Australia. Gumala’s unique and transformational approach to poverty alleviation in a socially complex environment is enabling economic, social and community developmental solutions for Traditional Owners.
Karijini Eco RetreatMajor Sponsor
Karijini Eco Retreat is one of Australia’s leading eco-tourism attractions. The retreat offers safari-style eco tents, cabins and campsites nestled amongst native bushland at the edge of Joffre Gorge, along with an outback restaurant and bar, and access to the park’s walks and guided adventure tours.
Ngaarda MediaMajor Sponsor
Ngaarda Media is an independent community broadcaster and media training hub representing and empowering the Aboriginal people (ngaarda) of the Pilbara. We document, create and broadcast local stories that connect ngaarda to culture and family. We build strong relationships and share ngaarda stories with the world. We support a professional team, enable career pathways, invest in evolving technologies, and embrace all media platforms according to best practice.
The Nintirri CentreMajor Sponsor
Nintirri is a local not-for-profit/social enterprise organisation, based in Tom Price. Their Vision: Enriched Lives. Thriving Communities. Their Values: Honesty, Inclusion, Respect.
City of KarrathaEvent Sponsor
Their community is made up of more than 22,700 residents, including ancestors of the Ngarluma, Yindjibarndi, Mardudhunera and Yaburara people. Across six towns; Dampier, Karratha, Roebourne, Wickham, Point Samson and the historic village of Cossack, the community enjoys an extensive calendar of sport and cultural events.
Fortescue Metals GroupEvent Sponsor
Fortescue is a global leader in the iron ore industry, recognised for our innovation and development of world class infrastructure and mining assets. They are Transitioning to a global green energy and resources company.
Australian Cultural Heritage Management (ACHM)Event Sponsor
ACHM have worked very closely with the Banjima people, the Traditional Owners of the land on which our event is held, as their native title anthropologists and cultural heritage management service provider since 2005.
Pilbara Development CommissionEvent Sponsor
The purpose of the Pilbara Development Commission is to be the catalyst for development and growth in the Pilbara. The Commission's vision for the Pilbara region is 'vibrant and sustainable communities underpinned by a strong, diverse economy'.
Mineral ResourcesEvent Sponsor
Mineral Resources Limited (MinRes) is a leading diversified resources company, with extensive operations in lithium, iron ore, energy, and mining services across Western Australia. With a focus on people and innovation, MinRes has become one of ASX’s best-performing companies since listing in 2006.
Australia's North WestSupporting Partner
Australia’s North West Tourism (ANW) is the peak tourism body for the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia.They are responsible for the promotion of the North West as a premier tourism destination in both domestic and international markets with the objective of increasing visitor arrivals on behalf of its members.
Karijini Mining & CivilSupporting Partner
Karijini Civil & Mining is a respected earthmoving company committed to creating sustainable economic and social opportunities for local Indigenous communities and their members. They offer a unique combination of local experience, environmental awareness, and a genuine understanding of the local Indigenous culture in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
CMS EventsEvent Organiser
CMS Events has professional industry experience built over 30 years. With a sound background of operating events. They have used the broad knowledge of marketing, sales, operations and financial control to apply their skills across a range of industries and styles of events.
Vanguard PressPrint Sponsor
With 50 years in print behind us, Vanguard Media Group understand and champion brands, producing brand collateral and messages with enhanced impact.