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08 Nov 2013

A group of young Indigenous locals have earned the keys to a brighter future after graduating in October from a program that has given them better job prospects and their driver licence. Read more

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12 Aug 2013

The annual Darwin Festival got off to another flying start on Thursday 8 August with the Santos Opening Concert starring acclaimed electro pop stars Midnight Juggernauts, Top End party band T-Lynx and the feisty Mama Kin. Read more

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09 Jul 2013

Santos is joining the NAIDOC Week celebrations being held across Australia to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Read more

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25 May 2013

Rather than just give youth the hope of finding their dreams in football, Santos and the Power Cup has committed to doing the same off the field. Read more

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12 Feb 2013

Jessica Mauboy, with our Aboriginal Employment Advisor, Che Cockatoo Collins

Several Santos GLNG team members were star struck after meeting Aussie singer, Jessica Mauboy, at GOMA last Friday 8 February alongside world surfing champion, Joel Parkinson, and rugby great, Preston Campbell. Read more

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26 Oct 2012

Santos wins National AbaF Partnering Award. The National Australian Business Arts Foundation Partnering Award for companies with more than 200 employees was won by Santos and the Art Gallery of SA for their Desert Country exhibition, which has brought 40 years of the desert painting movement to public attention with a national tour. Read more

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31 Aug 2012

Desert Country

Santos and the Art Gallery of SA received the prestigious Australian Business Arts Foundation SA Partnering Award at a ceremony held last night at Government House. Read more

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28 Aug 2012

Daffodil Day Fundraising

Santos employees have been busy fundraising in Adelaide for both the Cancer Council and Sight for All, two fantastic not for profit Australian agencies. Read more

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22 Aug 2012

Desert Country opens in Brisbane Read more

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20 Aug 2012

The 2012 Darwin Festival got off to a flying start with the Santos Opening Concert attracting one of its biggest crowds in recent years. Read more

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03 Jul 2012

We have a selection of paintings and handicrafts on display and for sale from Better World Arts.

Santos is acknowledging and celebrating NAIDOC Week, which is held across Australia each year to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, from 1-8 July. Read more

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22 Jun 2012

Te​am Santos: Pugh, Beevers, Robertson, Telford.

Staff from the Santos Perth office have put their foot to the pedal in the gruelling Gibb Challenge in support of community partner, the Clontarf Foundation. Read more

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01 Jun 2012

As major sponsor of the Aboriginal Power Cup, Santos is proud to put its energy into fueling goals for hundreds of South Australian indigenous students. Read more

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23 Mar 2012

Santos' Cate McMahon, Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council's Aunty Lorraine Lilley and Uncle Neville Lilley, and NSW Aboriginal Lands Councillor Roy Ah-See.

The Desert Country exhibition of the internationally acclaimed Australian desert painting movement is visiting Newcastle Art Gallery, supported by Santos. Read more

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06 Oct 2011

Students playing in the 2011 Aboriginal Power Cup.

Santos employees raised more than $1,200 for Slight For All, an organisation that works with Aboriginal communities to treat preventable eye diseases, through an internal eBay-style auction of guernseys worn by participants in the Santos-sponsored Aboriginal Power Cup. Read more

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04 Oct 2011

Djalkiri artist, Fiona Hall.

The Santos Museum of Economic Botany is now exhibiting Djalkiri: We are standing on their names – Blue Mud Bay, the product of a vibrant and intensive cross-cultural exchange between five highly esteemed Yithuwa Madarrpa artists and four renowned artists from across Australia. Read more

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31 Aug 2011

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Annual City to Surf in Perth.

Over a quarter of the Santos Perth office participated in the annual City to Surf fun run last weekend in perfect conditions. Read more

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25 Aug 2011

The Darwin Festival got off to a wonderful start recently with the traditional Santos Concert attracting more than 3,000 Top Enders to the Amphitheatre to hear some of the Territory’s leading Indigenous artists. Read more

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18 Aug 2011

Peter Cleary (centre) hosting lunch for Adelaide business people. Guests from Transfield, Ernst & Young, Cobham Aviation, Finlaysons, Oz Minerals, Power Community Limited, and KPMG.

Last week, Santos Vice President Strategy and Corporate Development, Peter Cleary, hosted some of Adelaide’s leading business people at a lunch to promote the outstanding work of the Yalari scholarship program. Read more

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31 Jul 2011

Shane Kemp, chair of the Dieri Aboriginal Corporation, speaking at the signing ceremony.

Santos and the Dieri Aboriginal Corporation last week signed a cultural heritage management plan, recognising the significance of traditional owners in the management and protection of cultural heritage in the Dieri native title claim area of the Cooper Basin. Read more

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05 Jul 2011

Santos' Teof Rodrigues and Jodie Blyzno with students at the careers expo in the Alberton Oval clubrooms.

Alberton Oval – the spiritual home of the famous Port Adelaide Football Club – resembled a vibrant festival recently as over 300 Aboriginal high school students converged for the annual Aboriginal Power Cup carnival. Read more

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16 May 2011

Milatjari Pumani, Ngura walytja – This is my place, 1928, synthetic polymer paint on linen.

The acclaimed Desert Country art exhibition, which is embarking on a national tour funded by Santos, was launched in Perth last Friday night. Read more

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18 Apr 2011

Santos has announced a new three-year partnership with the Clontarf Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation committed to improving the education, discipline, self esteem, life skills and employment prospects of young Aboriginal men. Read more

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25 Mar 2011

Visit to a cultural heritage site (stone tool-making workshop), identified during GLNG pipeline survey.

Santos now has an Aboriginal Engagement Policy, which seeks to assist the company in achieving enduring and mutually beneficial relationships with the Aboriginal communities in which it operates. Read more

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21 Feb 2011

The renowned Dan Sultan. Photo from Spirit Festival website.

The Santos-supported Spirit Festival 2011 was held last weekend, celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture through music, dance, food, writing and art. Read more

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09 Nov 2010

Santos staff at the Desert Country exhibition.

As the principal partner of the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Santos is proud to support Desert Country – an exhibition that charts the 40-year evolution of the internationally acclaimed Australian desert painting movement. Read more

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28 Oct 2010

Santos employees raised more than $1200 for Slight For All, an organisation that works with Indigenous communities to treat preventable eye diseases, through an internal eBay-style auction of guernseys worn by participants in the Santos-sponsored Aboriginal Power Cup. Read more

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24 Aug 2010

Trish Leisha, Margaret Kemp, Donna Sandow (front), Conie Coolwell and Santos' Craig Jones in the GLNG office.

The GLNG project yesterday joined Aboriginal traditional owners in Gladstone to sign the project’s seventh and final Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA), completing the largest set of agreements with Aboriginal groups in Australian resources history. Read more


29 Jul 2010

Signing the MoU at Nepabunna on 7 June 2010.

Santos is supporting a research program aimed at locating sustainable groundwater resources for Aboriginal communities in Australia’s remote outback. Read more

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17 Jun 2010

Action in the girls' game at AAMI Stadium.

The 2010 Aboriginal Power Cup carnival and education development program, which uses Australian Rules football to encourage Aboriginal students in their studies and careers, reached its finale last weekend. Read more

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11 Jun 2010

Britney Skeen, Bradley McAdam, Sally Halstead, K'Tahni Pridham, Jessica Halstead, Che Cockatoo-Collins (Santos), Rae Skeen, Peter AhSam and Jacob Nichaloff at Scotch College.

Santos is supporting the Aboriginal organisation Yalari, which assists Aboriginal students from remote and rural Australia to gain access to first-class secondary education. Read more


15 Mar 2010

The 2009 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair.

Santos has funded a fellowship for the Indigenous Curator at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Nici Cumpston, who recently travelled through Aboriginal communities and art centres in Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory. Read more

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05 Feb 2010

Santos Aboriginal Training & Employment Adviser and former AFL star with Port Adelaide and Essendon, Che Cockatoo-Collins, and Santos Indigenous Affairs Manager, Andrew Antony, with students from LeFevre High School at Port's Alberton Oval.

Santos is joining the Port Adelaide Power AFL club to support the Aboriginal Power Cup and boost leadership programs and opportunities for Aboriginal secondary school children. Read more

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23 Mar 2009

A new employment initiative has been set underway by Santos, with the aim of having up to 500 Aboriginal employees working with the company and its contractors in the next few years. Read more