Indigenous Inclusion

To make a meaningful contribution to the full realisation of the rights of Indigenous peoples in the communities we operate in.


To make a meaningful contribution to the full realisation of the rights of Indigenous peoples in the communities we operate in.

Our commitment to reconciliation is at the foundation of our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). With our actions aligned to three pillars – Relationships, Respect and Opportunities. WesTrac is committed to creating meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities and relations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations.

We also acknowledge the value our actions can play in the reconciliation movement and improving the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous people. 

The Shire of Halls Creek 

Key focus areas

  • Having developed strategies and a strong established approach towards advancing reconciliation internally through education and awareness and within WesTrac’s sphere of influence including the communities in which we operate
  • Identifying and establishing employment opportunities and pathways for First Nations people
  • Identifying and establishing supplier engagement processes to increase WesTrac’s First Nations supplier pool

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First Nations and Reconciliation

Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP)

Reconciliation Australia welcomes WesTrac to the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) program with the formal endorsement of its inaugural Reflect RAP.

WesTrac joins a network of more than 1,100 corporate, government, and not-for-profit organisations that have made a formal commitment to reconciliation through the RAP program.

Helping kick start a career in construction

WesTrac is committed to providing an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are set up for success by delivering the support, training, and opportunities that will allow for a rewarding career or working relationship with WesTrac.

WesTrac supports Olabud Doogethu, an organisation in the Shire of Halls Creek that runs various programs to lower crime, one of which involves training locals on Caterpillar equipment to help them kick start a career in the civil construction industry.

The Carey Bindjareb program provides industry training for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples engaged in the criminal justice system. Our team provides the Caterpillar equipment for training needs and our People and Culture team supports the participants with ‘work ready’ skills workshops.

WesTrac partners with Nudge in the attraction, recruitment and ongoing support of trainees in our business. The WA team recently recruited three Aboriginal women to complete a Certificate III in Business while working and learning in our People & Culture and Operations teams.


Dozer handover holds far deeper meaning for SX5 and WesTrac

Equipment handovers are common, albeit usually low-key affairs for leading Cat® dealer WesTrac. But a ceremony at WesTrac’s South Guildford facility on Thursday (4 Aug) held special meaning for the stakeholders involved.
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