Linfox Indigenous Employment Program a success

Linfox has employed of nine indigenous drivers for the BHP Billiton Olympic Dam mine in South Australia as part of its Indigenous Employment Program.

“Linfox’s Indigenous Employment Program is proving a great success and allows us to access a larger local talent pool,” said Linfox’s Site Manager at Port Augusta, Luke Smith.

National Indigenous Employment Manager, Samantha Baring, added, “The program in Port Augusta is very impressive, and our Indigenous operators are enthusiastic and have vast experience working in remote areas. This is a very positive development as Linfox’s resources business continues to grow.”

Linfox’s Indigenous Employment Program began in 2010, and since then has employed 139 Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders in a variety of roles. The program aims to employ 500 Indigenous employees.

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