AusIMM Community and Environment Society

The AusIMM Community and Environment Society aims to provide a balanced, informed voice which supports professionals in the minerals sector in community and environment related issues.

The role of the AusIMM Community and Environment Society - click here

Community and Environment Society Strategy and Framework documents:
Strategic Pillars


Click here to view current committee members.

Jo Heyes (Co-Chair)
Georgia Manning (Co-Chair)
Donna Edwards (Secretariat)
Phone : +61 3 9658 6135

Becoming a Society member

AusIMM members with an interest in community and environment issues can join the Society by ticking 'Community and Environment Society' in the Joining a Community section of the Members' Area ( click here to log in to your profile ). Members of the Society are eligible to vote in committee elections and will receive the Society newsletter and occasional emails relevant to the group.

Latest News

Stay up to date with the latest news, activities and articles from the Community and Environment Society by visiting the Community and Environment page on the AusIMM Bulletin website. If you have a story that may interest our readers, please let us know via the feedback form

Rehabilitation Reference Library for Exploration and Mining

The Rehabilitation Reference Library for Exploration and Mining is a toolkit of relevant guidelines and documents to assist practitioners in rehabilitation practices and planning across Australia. Sources include (in most cases) web-based documents published by various government departments, universities, international organisations, and industry associations. The reference library is intended to be a dynamic document that may be updated regularly. Should you have any updated or additional relevant resources, please send to

Submissions to government

One role of the AusIMM Community and Environment (C&E) Society is to make submissions to government on key issues. PDF copies of recent submissions from the C&E Society are available below.

View a list of submissions to government by the AusIMM.

Conferences and Events

The Society works closely with the AusIMM Conference team to promote the group's activities at relevant events. A full list of conferences can be found here

For upcoming Community and Environment Society events please visit the AusIMM Events Calendar

Community and Environmental aspects within JORC and VALMIN

Need for Improved Guidance on Community and Environmental Factors considered in JORC and VALMIN Reporting

Community and Environment links

The Society has working relationships and connections with community and environment bodies and initiatives in Australia and across the globe including:

Community and Environment resources

WA Department of Environmental Regulation

WA Department of Mines and Petroleum