Real conversations. Genuine relationships. Stronger communities.

For over 60 years, we've been contributing back to the Australian community.

We provide support to our host communities and partner organisations through three funding mechanisms to cater for differing community needs: philanthropy, strategic shared value partnerships and driving collective impact.

We understand that providing financial support is just one way we contribute to our communities. By collaborating with community, government and industry, and through our pioneering employee volunteering and participation programs, we are helping to build stronger communities

AUD contributed 2017

Our 2018 social contribution

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Arts, culture & community

Our 2018 performance: Arts and culture partners Barking Gecko Theatre Company and the West Australian Ballet extended programs to include performances and educational workshops in Karratha, Dampier and Roebourne. These activities reached more than 700 young people during 2018.

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Education & early childhood

Our 2018 performance: The Dampier Peninsula Family Empowerment Partnership played an integral role in the formation of steering committees representing family kinship groups across the Peninsula area. The project is a key platform and pilot strategy, influencing change to create a unified approach to improve outcomes for children aged up to eight years.

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Technology & innovation

Our 2018 performance: A new Centre for Long Subsea Tiebacks was launched at the University of Western Australia. The Centre will build our understanding of the science behind hostile deep-sea conditions, enhance the economic feasibility of remote offshore prospects and generate innovative solutions to minimise environmental impacts.

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Our 2018 performance: Woodside recognised 25 years of collaboration with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and 20 years with the Western Australian Museum (WAM) in 2018. Better understanding and management of reef systems are key outcomes of the AIMS Scott Reef monitoring program, one of the longest running coral reef programs in the Indian Ocean.

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More than A $87 million contributed by Woodside in support of host communities since 2012.
Woodside acknowledges Indigenous people's connections to land, water and community. We pay our respects to ancestors and elders - past, present and emerging. We recognise the many contributions Indigenous people make to our business, as community members and employees.