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Media Releases

19 September 2021

Building Safe Cyclone Infrastructure in Borroloola

The MRM Community Benefits Trust provided $1.5 million in seed funding for the Borroloola Sports Courts and Cyclone shelter project, and are pleased that with the support from the Northern Territory Government these facilities are being delivered. 

8 May 2021

Rocky Creek Bridge Complete

The upgrade of the Rocky Creek Bridge was a joint initiative between all levels of Government and the private sector. The McArthur River Mine Community Benefits Trust (CBT) contributed $1.4 million, and were proud to attend the opening of the bridge in Borroloola. 

7 October 2020

Construction underway at Rocky Creek Bridge

The McArthur River Mine (MRM) Community Benefits Trust was pleased to support $1.4 million toward the the upgrades of the Rocky Creek Bridge. The project will raise the bridge to a height of 9.5 meters, ensuring reliable access to Borroloola.

16 July 2020

Closing the Gap in Aboriginal Cancer in the NT Gulf Region

The MRM Community Benefits Trust has committed $300,000 to partner with Cancer Council NT to fund an Aboriginal Cancer Unit with three health staff workers in Borroloola, including two Aboriginal Cancer health workers and a Project Coordinator.

1 May, 2020

MRM Community Benefits Trust approves $659,000.00 in funding at latest board Meeting

The MRM Community Benefits Trust was pleased to support over $659,000.00 in community grant applications at its February 2020 Board Meeting. Beyond its grants program, the MRM Community Benefits Trust is leading a range of other initiatives that will provide immediate and longer-term benefits to communities and businesses in the Borroloola region, Northern Territory.

13 May 2018

Legacy Fund contributes to long-term future of the Gulf region

The MRM Community Benefits Trust has established a Legacy Fund to continue the long-term funding of community projects in the Gulf region after mining ends at MRM in 2036.

2 November 2017

$1.5m sports facility to support youth activities in Borroloola

A $1.5 million sporting facility will be built in Borroloola with a grant from the MRM Community Benefits Trust.


Please contact Jim Gleeson on 0422 794 072


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