Community Investment Program

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For thriving communities

The sustainability of the local and regional communities we live and work are at the heart of Senex. Our Community Investment Program has been created to deliver enduring impacts focused on improving the strength, vibrancy and sustainability of the communities in which we operate.

local community groups partnered with in 2022
local students participated in STEM workshops
$ million
contributed in last 4 years
invested in local projects, events and supporting health servies in 2022
Skilling future generations

Inspiring STEM learning in local students

Senex’s partnership with local schools through the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy is encouraging high school students to continue studying science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) subjects that help realise the opportunities the technological innovations to benefit our community.

Guided lessons conducted by our Senex experts with students helps to inspire the next generation of STEM professionals.

Supporting grassroots initiatives

Over the past four years, Senex has contributed more than $1 million in community services and project sponsorships.

In 2022, Senex supported 37 events and contributed $209,000 to local organisations in sponsorships and community grants to support projects in health, education, economic development, art, culture, sports and recreation, and emergency relief. Our investment helped deliver a wide range of initiatives from town shows, fundraising and special events for interest groups such as racing, aged care and campdrafts.

In 2022, Senex participated in 15 leadership events and contributed to local government, not-for-profit and local community groups with our time and resources to support success, including encouraging STEM education and opportunities for 85 students in local schools.

Wandoan Photo Challenge captures heart of country

Senex is proud to sponsor the annual Wandoan Photo Challenge, a community focused photography competition that visually celebrates the Wandoan region in the Western Downs.

Held annually as part of the Wandoan Show, amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit photographs that reflect the unique way of life in Wandoan and the surrounding district (up to 100km away).

The competition has grown to over 247 photographs submissions, capturing the hearts and imaginations of locals and visitors.

Wandoan Photo Challenge 2023 Winners

Wandoan Photo Challenge 2023 Winners (below LtoR):
  • History under the stars – Tania Baker (Places)
  • Siblings – Katie Frith (Faces)
  • Chasing acres – Layne Sinnamon (Small Town, Big Country)
  • Downfall sun in Guluguba – Jeffrey Yates (People’s Choice)