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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More than 300,000 trees planted across Maules Creek

Tree planting revegetation of Maules Creek biodiversity offset areas is well advanced.

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Much-needed cash injected into local economy thanks to Whitehaven

Local businesses are benefiting from a cash boost in the lead up to Christmas as a result of Whitehaven Coal’s COVID-19 Vaccination Reward Program

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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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