The leading Australian producer of
premium-quality coal.

We are the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin.

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Whitehaven and Clontarf extend support for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men across North West NSW

Whitehaven Coal is proud to be extending its partnership with the Clontarf Foundation for a further three years.

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My Mining Life: Shena Newman

Shena Newman, an Environmental Advisor at our Maules Creek Mine, recently shared an insight into her mining life with Coalface magazine.

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Gunnedah High School students see science in action and career opportunities at Tarrawonga

A group of Year 10 students from Gunnedah High School have seen first-hand how what they learn at school can translate into a range of potential mining careers, during a visit to Whitehaven’s Tarrawonga Mine.

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Whitehaven employees set to enjoy industry-leading Paid Parental Leave Policy

Whitehaven Coal has announced industry-leading changes to its Paid Parental Leave Policy that will support new parents to spend more time with their young children.

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Our purpose

To support and sustain regional communities by exporting high quality thermal and metallurgical coal from Australia, to the world.

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Our approach
to sustainability


For Whitehaven, sustainability is about how our financial, physical and human capital combine to deliver positive outcomes through our entire value chain to our diverse stakeholders at home and abroad.

A career with Whitehaven Coal


We know that one of our greatest assets is our people. That’s why we’re committed to attracting, motivating and retaining the very best.

Why work with us?

Relocation packages

Permanent roles at a company
with a decades long future

Targeted training and
upskilling offered on site

Australian national energy market

Hover over the supply and demand chart to see the amount of power currently being generated in each state by source. The power generation mix is a key driver of current wholesale electricity prices shown by state below.

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