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  1. DBS raises awareness for depression and anxiety


    Downer Blasting Services’ (DBS) bright blue bowl truck has not only been turning heads at Jellinbah Mine over the past few months, but it has also raised nearly $3,000 for beyondblue.

  2. Miners in the making


    Gone are the days of photocopying or stuffing envelopes while on work experience! As the first Australian mining company to develop a Work Inspiration program, students who step foot in our workplaces will broaden their perspectives and aspiration. 

  3. Downer Rail raises money for special needs students


    The Downer Rail team at Bathurst has raised over $9,000 for the local Carenne School, which specialises in teaching young people with disabilities. 

  4. Healthy family fun at Boggabri


    Last week the Downer Mining Boggabri operation, in collaboration with Queensland University of Technology (QUT), made being healthy fun for employees and their families, by combining free health tips and assessments with family-fun activities during its first-ever Health Festival.

  5. Downer contributes over $1,500 to help Typhoon Haiyan victims


    Jenny Lang (Systems Analyst - Finance) and her husband Rick Lang (Operations Assistant - Stabilising) of Downer Infrastructure West ran a fundraising drive to help raise money to rebuild the typhoon ravaged areas of Jenny’s home country, the Philippines. 

  6. A Quality Breakaway


    Participants on the Downer Rail Leadership Program recently spent a week on site at Camp Breakaway; a non-profit charitable organisation in NSW, that organises respite camps for those with disabilities. 

  7. Waste not, want not at Food Rescue


    As part of our corporate partnership with Food Rescue, five very enthusiastic Downer Mining employees from the West spent an afternoon volunteering their time at the charity.

  8. There's no escaping this hairy reminder


    Whether you love them or hate them, moustaches were aplenty around Downer workplaces during Movember, and they had the desired effect – they prompted a number of employees to go for a check-up with their doctor.

  9. Downer Mining donates to Boggabri Home and Community Care


    Downer Mining has recently donated $5,000 to Boggabri Home and Community Care and treated some of the facility’s clients to a tour of Boggabri Mine.

  10. Downer Mining funds research into leading-edge acquired brain injury rehabilitation methods


    Downer Mining’s recent donation of $25,000 to Brightwater Care Group could ultimately contribute to the worldwide transfer of Australian expertise in the rehabilitation of people with severe acquired brain injuries (ABIs) and issues of cognitive impairment.