11 January 2023
BHP will donate AU$2 million to support emergency relief and recovery efforts in the Kimberley after devastating flooding impacted communities in the top end of Western Australia.
The flooding generated by ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie is the worst WA has ever seen, inundating communities, homes and businesses and leaving major infrastructure damaged or destroyed.
BHP Asset President Western Australia Iron Ore, Brandon Craig, said: “Our thoughts are with all those impacted by the floods, and we commend the emergency services staff and volunteers who are working so hard to keep people safe.
“With a long and proud history in WA, particularly in rural and remote parts of the State, BHP is committed to assisting the ongoing relief and recovery efforts in the Kimberley.”
BHP’s donation will be directed to the Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund appeal for the Kimberley floods, which is open to public donations here: Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund (appealswa.org.au).