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 Coal to acquire BMA’s Daunia and Blackwater coal mines

Whitehaven Coal to acquire 100% of BMA’s Daunia and Blackwater coal mines through a compelling and transformational acquisition.

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Success at the
2023 NSW Women
in Mining Awards

Whitehaven Coal employees took centre stage at the 2023 NSW 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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Welcome guests at historic Brickworks mine site

Our rehabilitation efforts at the historic Brickworks open-cut mine site are paying off.

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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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