The leading Australian coal producer.

We have a 20-year history of helping regional communities thrive.

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Whitehaven completes acquisition of Blackwater and Daunia

Whitehaven Coal has completed the acquisition of 100% of the Blackwater and Daunia metallurgical coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

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Whitehaven’s Keryn Zambrowski wins 2024 Exceptional Woman Award

Whitehaven’s Keryn Zambrowski claimed one of the mining industry’s most prestigious honours last week, as she took home the Exceptional Woman Award at the NSW Minerals Council’s Women in Mining Awards.

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Contributing to conservation through a $2 million investment Gunnedah’s new Koala Sanctuary

The sanctuary will reinforce Gunnedah Shire’s position as the ‘Koala Capital of the World’ with the development featuring a range of wildlife and tourist attractions

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Over 1000 people turn out for Werris Creek Coal Mine Community Open Day

Well over 1000 people turned out to Quirindi Showground over the weekend for an exciting day of family fun, as part of the Werris Creek Coal Mine Community Open Day.

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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.

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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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