Woodside engagement

The WA Parks Foundation was pleased to be represented recently at a highly informative, inclusive and engaging community stakeholder workshop presented by Woodside Australia.

About sixty community stakeholders participated in a collaborative afternoon of discussions, workshops and networking.

Woodside’s Community Partners gather for the 2021 Community Stakeholder Event

The program was wide-ranging, with updates on Woodside’s business and social investment activities, inclusion and diversity strategy, steps in the reconciliation journey, climate strategy and carbon offsets. Social impact reporting and effective data collection were also on the agenda as well as a lively Q&A session.

Woodside is a WA Parks Foundation founding partner, providing significant support for the Swan Canning River Journeys project. This has enabled the Foundation to work with the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) and others to develop interpretation nodes with seating, signage and improved foreshore access as part of an evolving riverside trail.

The overall aim is to create opportunities for visitors and community members to connect with our wonderful river landscape, the natural environment and the Swan and Canning rivers’ rich history and cultural importance to the Whadjuk Noongar people.

The Matilda Bay Interpretation Node, supported by Woodside, was officially opened in December 2020