Community Engagement

Making a worthwhile contribution to the communities in which we work is important to GBF and we work hard to identify and support initiatives that can assist in building a better and stronger community. GBF is proud to provide donations and sponsorship for community sporting teams and events as well as local individuals.

GBF have a proud family focused culture and views making a positive contribution to the community as an important way of impacting lives outside the workplace. Below is an outline of some of the projects and events we have supported.


GBF supports the MAMILS cycling team for the annual Harry Perkins Institute for medical research WA cycling event.   GBF continues to maintain strong ties with this event by allowing it’s employees and clients to participate in the ride and help raise funds, totalling more than $500,000 in donations.

Graduate Programs

GBF in partnership with Curtin University is delivering back to the industry, offering graduate programs, vocational work and delivering lectures to the next generation of industry professionals.

David Birch – Kalgoorlie based MX Rider

GBF Underground Mining has sponsored David in his MX riding for the last 9 years.

Kalgoorlie – Boulder Vietnam Veterans Association Memorial Project

GBF Underground Mining Company supported the Kalgoorlie – Boulder Vietnam Veterans Association in their Memorial Project by donating funds toward the worthy cause.

Australian V8 Ute Championship

GBF Underground Mining has sponsored the Australian V8 Ute Championship.

West Australian Football League

GBF supported the WAFL by covering the costs associated with teams playing a regional enrichment game at the Digger Draws Oval in Boulder.