Rosebery’s community programs support its overall commitment to being a welcomed and valued member of the community in which it operates.
Art and culture
Rosebery actively supports art and culture through the following programs:
10 Days on the Island
Rosebery supports '10 Days on the Island', a biennial international arts festival that is the flagship cultural event for Tasmania and attracts audiences in excess of 160,000 people. The event is supported by the State Government, individuals, organisations and companies. Events are held throughout Tasmania over ten days.
Rosebery Children’s Christmas Parade, Tullah Children's Party and Zeehan Community Christmas Party
Rosebery supports Christmas Party activities in the area. These events are held in Rosebery, Tullah and Zeehan during December to celebrate the spirit of Christmas for young people in the area.
Rosebery Development Association Heritage Centre
Rosebery supports the Rosebery Heritage Centre by providing in-kind and financial support.
Rosebery is a major supporter and contributor to the Rosebery Festival held in February each year. The event provides a cultural and artistic experience to the community through theatre, music, poetry, exhibitions, workshops, children’s activities and encourages local talent and artists to perform or exhibit.
Rosebery encourages active and healthy lifestyles through the following sport and activity programs, aimed at providing quality experiences for local schools and the broader community.
Athletic Carnival which will celebrate 60 years in 2016 held the third weekend of December each year, the event includes running, cycling, wood chopping and rock drilling.
Rosebery Toorak Football Club
MMG is a major sponsor for the Rosebery Toorak Football Club. The team plays in the North West Football Association (NWFA). MMG currently has a three-year partnership with the club.
School Fruit Program
Rosebery provides the two local schools and childcare centre with a piece of fresh fruit each day for every student. This is part of an initiative to introduce good nutrition into the school community from an early age.
Rosebery offers education assistance to the local community through local school awards, University of Tasmania Scholarships and Education Grants.
Sponsorships and partnerships program
Rosebery recognises that supporting the communities in which we operate is critical to achieving our vision of becoming a great resources company. As part of this commitment, one of our sustainability objectives is to ensure that these communities receive real benefit from our operations.