Events listed below are either of relevance to the local business community or are delivered or sponsored by the Local Buying Program.

RED Grants Program

Goldfields  |  1 Jun 2024 - 26 Jun 2024

Individual project funding for up to $250,000.
Round 7 Regional Economic Development closes June 26

SWSB Lunch & Learn: Goal Setting with Natasha Short

Online  |  6 Jun 2024 - 26 Jun 2024  |  11.30am - 12.30pm

Unlock Your Business Potential: Mastering Goal Setting with Natasha Short

Women’s Leadership Forum

Kalgoorlie  |  12 Jun 2024  |  8.00am - 6.00pm

The event shines a light on the important strategic position women play on the region’s economy and will act as a conduit for higher representation of female leadership across our community.
Our diverse and unique speakers will share their stories of how they pioneered in their field, overcame gender inequality and adversity and became inspiring mentors for women all over the world.
Delegates take away practical tips and strategies to advance their aspirations, boost their motivation and inspire them to take the next step.

Women in Energy

Perth  |  13 Jun 2024  |  from 5.30pm

We’re turning up the power to celebrate diversity in the energy industry like never before. Brace yourself for a night that will ignite your passion and shine a spotlight on the incredible contributions women have made—and continue to make—in the booming renewable energy industry.

Cuppa with Community

Newman  |  13 Jun 2024  |  10.00 - 1.00am

Do you have something to discuss with BHP? Join our Newman Community Team for a cuppa at our monthly community engagement drop-in sessions. Upstairs at the Dome Café.

Perth Tradie Expo

Ascot Racecourse  |  14 Jun 2024 - 16 Jun 2024

Work! Drive! Play! Save! The Perth Tradie Expo has you covered from Tools, Machinery Commercial Vehicles, Trucks and Workwear, all ON SALE!!! If you are either an experienced Tradie or DIY pro, this is the Expo for you! Making it all possible is the overwhelming support from the local and national exhibitors who will be on-hand.

Becoming Canva Confident

Kalgoorlie  |  25 Jun 2024  |  10.00am - 12.00pm

Pilbara 2024

Karratha  |  26 Jun 2024 - 27 Jun 2024

Following on from the sell-out event last year Pilbara 2024 will be looking at the economic growth, investment, development and diverse and dynamic industry across the region.

This event further builds on 5 highly successful Pilbara Summits providing the perfect opportunity for the Pilbara regions senior industry, investors, businesses, community, and government representatives to re-join and reconnect for this unique networking and shared learning opportunity.

Aboriginal Engagement and Building Relationships in Australia

Roebourne  |  26 Jun 2024  |  10.00am - 1.00pm

This workshop shares knowledge and understandings required for any Aboriginal Engagement activity including consultation.

Black Coffee

Perth  |  27 Jun 2024  |  11.00am - 1.00pm

Black Coffee Australia is a networking connection event for corporate, government, profit and not-for-profit member companies to connect on a regular basis.

It is aimed at maintaining joint collaborations and partnering with other organisations working in the space to incubate and increase networking capacity for all Indigenous Community organisations and businesses that attend.

Become a Mental Health First Aider

South Hedland  |  27 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid course teaches participants how to provide initial support to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis, until professional support is received, or the crisis resolves.
This strengths-based course has been developed and reviewed in consultation with Australia’s First Nations people. The course ensures participants are grounded in social and emotional well-being from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective, equipping them with the skills to provide mental health first aid in a culturally safe and informed way.  

Cultural Differences in the Workplace – Aboriginal Employment

Roebourne  |  27 Jun 2024  |  10.00am - 1.00pm

Understanding cultural differences in the workplace will assist workplaces with recruitment; retention; and cultural safety.

Women’s’ Summit 2024

Newman  |  29 Jun 2024  |  12.00 - 7.00pm

Join us for an empowering day filled with inspiring speakers, mentoring, skill development, and networking opportunities. Get ready to connect with like-minded women across all sectors and gain valuable insights, and take your personal and professional growth to the next level. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn, grow, and be inspired.

Meet your Local Content Advisor Jude Daley

Kalgoorlie  |  1 Jul 2024  |  1.00 - 3.00pm

Drop in to Goldfields Aboriginal Business Chamber to have a chat and find out more about

Community Morning Tea

Port Hedland  |  3 Jul 2024  |  10.00am - 12.00pm

Our Community Morning Tea’s are a casual get-together where you can meet new people and enjoy a cuppa. This is a great way to find out more about what we offer in the Centre and learn about other services in town.

Nih Kaartdijin Mia – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid workshop

Port Hedland  |  4 Jul 2024 - 5 Jul 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

Culturally safe mental health first aid training for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Experienced and accredited trainers with culturally appropriate understanding of the regions.
Specialising in FIFO and the mining industry.

Procurement Pipeline Breakfast

Kalgoorlie  |  8 Jul 2024  |  7.30 - 9.00am

GABC members only.
An opportunity to hear about upcoming projects with BHP and enjoy networking over breakfast.

The New Manager

Kalgoorlie  |  8 Jul 2024 - 10 Jul 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

Learning how to be a good manager is critical for individuals who are new to leadership positions. This course is designed to help all emerging leaders, especially new managers or team leaders, to improve and develop their management skills and optimise their performance.

WHS Training for Mining Statutory Positions

Kalgoorlie  |  11 Jul 2024 - 12 Jul 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

This course will provide you with the opportunity to complete the units of competency required under Schedule 26 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022.

Cuppa with Community

Newman  |  11 Jul 2024  |  10.00 - 1.00am

Do you have something to discuss with BHP? Join our Newman Community Team for a cuppa at our monthly community engagement drop-in sessions. Upstairs at the Dome Café.

Better Mental Health and Wellbeing at Work

Kalgoorlie  |  15 Jul 2024  |  8.30am - 12.00pm

Get a broad understanding of the factors that impact your mental health in the workplace.  This may include external stressors, workload, relationships, diet and more.  The focus of this course is on nurturing your own mental health, while also equipping you with the tools to support others.

Understanding Psychosocial Hazards

Kalgoorlie  |  15 Jul 2024  |  1.00 - 4.30pm

For Workers – Enhance your understanding of psychosocial hazards, the role you play in reporting them and discover effective measures to mitigate their impact.  As a worker, you may be exposed to these hazards. This course will offer strategies for how you can respond efficiently.

Psychological Safety and Pyschosocial Risk

Kalgoorlie  |  16 Jul 2024 - 17 Jul 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

For Directors, Officers, Leaders and Managers.
Get clarity on your leadership responsibilities to provide a psychologically safe working environment. Given the recent changes to the WHS legislation, the onus is on leaders to ensure risks are identified and action is taken to eliminate or reduce the impact of those risks.

Negotiation Skills

Kalgoorlie  |  18 Jul 2024 - 19 Jul 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

Research shows that most inexperienced negotiators rush too quickly to bargaining and don’t spend enough time on planning. This practical course equips you with the tools, techniques and tactics required to manage negotiations successfully.

Diamonds in the Desert

Port Hedland  |  20 Jul 2024  |  5.30 - 11.30pm

PHCCI presents the 2024 Business Excellence Awards – Diamonds in the Desert.

Waalitj Foundation Gala Dinner

West Perth  |  1 Aug 2024  |  6.00- 11.00pm

Commenced in 2007, our Annual Gala Dinner is coordinated to raise much needed funds for the Waalitj Foundation and has been a fixture on the Perth social and philanthropic calendar ever since.
We are dedicated to supporting and empowering First Nations Peoples through Education, Employment and Business and by attending this event, you are helping us make a difference to the lives of many First Nations Australians.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to have fun while giving back to the community. Get your tickets today and be a part of something special!

Diggers and Dealers Forum

Kalgoorlie  |  5 Aug 2024 - 7 Aug 2024

Diggers & Dealers is Australia’s leading mining forum, combining 66 corporate presentations by listed mining and exploration companies alongside a large exhibition area housing over 159 exhibitors from the sector. Delegates include miners, explorers, brokers, bankers, investors, financiers and mining service industries from around the world. A 30 strong media contingent ensures that the proceedings of the Forum are widely reported.

Stronger Business Key Workshop with Scott Pape

Kalgoorlie  |  8 Aug 2024  |  11.00am - 2.00pm

Exclusive GABC Members Only Luncheon: Celebrating International Day of Indigenous Peoples with the Barefoot Investor!
Secure your spot for our exclusive luncheon on Thursday 08 August 2024 in Kalgoorlie, featuring the financial maestro and best selling author, Scott Pape, renowned for “The Barefoot Investor” with over 2 million copies sold.
Limited to just 200 attendees, this gathering promises a unique opportunity for networking and connection.

Cuppa with Community

Newman  |  8 Aug 2024  |  10.00 - 1.00am

Do you have something to discuss with BHP? Join our Newman Community Team for a cuppa at our monthly community engagement drop-in sessions. Upstairs at the Dome Café.

Community Morning Tea

Port Hedland  |  4 Sep 2024  |  10.00am - 12.00pm

Our Community Morning Tea’s are a casual get-together where you can meet new people and enjoy a cuppa. This is a great way to find out more about what we offer in the Centre and learn about other services in town.

Goldfields Community and Employment Expo

Kambalda  |  5 Sep 2024  |  10.00am - 1.00pm

Not sure about your CAREER Pathway? Looking to change JOBS?
Then look no further!! There is something for everyone!
Come along and join us for a day of networking, employment opportunities, socialising, and give-aways!

KBCCI Goldfields Business Awards

Kalgoorlie  |  7 Sep 2024  |  from 6.00pm

The Goldfields Business Awards are held annually by the KBCCI to recognise and reward excellence and to acknowledge organisations and employees that play a role in keeping the Goldfields sustainable.

Indigenous Business Month Starts

National  |  1 Oct 2024

Indigenous Business Month collectively calls upon First Nations business owners and their non-Indigenous allies, to gather online and in community, to celebrate First Nations businsesses, our stories, and our ways of doing business.

AEMEE Annual Conference – Save the Date

Fremantle  |  2 Oct 2024 - 3 Oct 2024

Ticket details will be announced soon.

Community Morning Tea

Port Hedland  |  6 Nov 2024  |  10.00am - 12.00pm

Our Community Morning Tea’s are a casual get-together where you can meet new people and enjoy a cuppa. This is a great way to find out more about what we offer in the Centre and learn about other services in town.

New Supervisor

Kalgoorlie  |  11 Nov 2024 - 12 Nov 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

Learning how to be a good supervisor is critical to reach optimum effectiveness faster and avoid feeling like you’ve been ‘thrown in at the deep end’. This supervisor course will help ensure you perform at the highest level on site or in the office.

Managing your Mates and Friends at Work

Kalgoorlie  |  11 Nov 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

This practical, relevant one-day course is designed to support individuals transitioning from team member to team leadership roles.

Having Difficult Conversations

Kalgoorlie  |  12 Nov 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

Tough discussions with a direct report, peer, boss, supplier or customer can arise in a variety of situations. This course will show you how to prepare for these challenges and increase the likelihood of a successful outcome for everyone involved.

Effective People Management

Kalgoorlie  |  13 Nov 2024 - 14 Nov 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

Learning how to manage people effectively is crucial in optimising your performance as a professional. This people management skills training course will give you the tools to manage staff efficiently and effectively and nurture your growth to become a better leader and manager in your field.

What’s Down the Track Forum

Kalgoorlie  |  14 Nov 2024  |  7.00am - 5.00pm

The KBCCI 2024 What’s Down the Track Forum & Exhibition offers a broad perspective on the region’s sustainability, encompassing mining and mineral processing, technology and innovation, tourism, education, health and liveability initiatives.

Influencing Skills

Kalgoorlie  |  15 Nov 2024  |  9.00am - 4.30pm

There are many people that we may need to influence because of our role, our expertise, our experience, or even our unique view on an issue. In this course, you’ll explore the elements that help you to develop the ability to positively influence others, and then apply that learning to situations in your workplace.