Community Partners

Shooting Stars thanks its Community Partners

Gold Industry Group is a not-for-profit association dedicated to championing the gold sector and supporting communities across Australia. As Shootings Stars’ Premier Partner, we are working together to empower and create a better future for Indigenous girls living in Western Australia’s regional communities.

The AEC’s Indigenous Electoral Participation Program (IEPP) operates from each state and territory capital city and at the AEC’s national office in Canberra. The programs aim is to inform and engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The program does this in a culturally significant way to exercise their human and democratic right afforded to all Australians in determining their future, by enrolling and voting in elections.

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 100 ASX company, transporting each year, more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities — connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets. Aurizon provide their customers with integrated freight and logistics solutions across an extensive national rail and road network, traversing Australia.

Aurizon supports the Shooting Star program in Geraldton by providing funds for the running of two Camps for over 200 Aboriginal girls aiming at discussing essential topics such as media, social media, advertising, body confidence and self-esteem.

With more than 800 schools in communities across the State, in urban, regional and remote communities, the Department of Education brings incredible support to children and young people throughout Western Australia, helping them reach their full potential.

The Department of Education also provides financial support to develop the Shooting Star program for Aboriginal girls in eight regional schools, allowing the organisation to offer more professional learning to the staff, purchase new and contemporary equipment and support the start up of the Leonora site.

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) is a not-for-profit organisation that harnesses the power of collective investment between government, business and philanthropy to improve the lives of those living in rural, regional and remote Australia.

The FRRR has been supporting Shooting Stars through funding for the Confident Me Cultural Rewards Camp, a camp catering for young Indigenous girls living in remote WA, aged 13-18 Years.

Thanks for the FRRR support Shooting Stars has been able to empower these young girls to become positive role models in their communities, build community resilience, foster cultural vibrancy, lifelong education & training, and improve community health & social wellbeing.

horizon-powerHorizon Power is a State Government-owned, commercially-focused corporation that provides safe and reliable power to about 100,000 residents and 10,000 businesses across regional and remote Western Australia.

Impact100 WA is a collaborative giving group that pools its donations to make a significant difference in areas of need – proudly started here in Western Australia!

It is a modern take on philanthropy that’s 100% transparent and has 0% admin costs. 100% of all donations go straight to fund transformational grants.

Linkforce provides professional engineering services for Mining, Construction and Infrastructure. Linkforce possess a unique and very valuable commodity – certainty. With certainty, you can meet forecasted objectives on time and on budget. In fact, by consistently offering high quality, reliability and value-for-money, we help many clients exceed their key performance indicators.

Every day Lotterywest gives West Australians a chance to dream by playing a range of lottery games. As well as selling our games and handing out millions of prizes to winners, we are unique in Australia as the only lottery to directly support the community through our grants. Every time you play Lotterywest games, you help support thousands of grants for not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities, as well as health, sports and arts sectors through our statutory funding. Lotterywest has proudly supported the community for over 80 years and remains committed to our vision to build a better Western Australia together.

Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) is a leading Australian based mining services and processing company, with decades of experience in the mining services sector. MRL and its subsidiaries offer a wide range of general mine services, contract crushing, infrastructure provision and recovery of base metals concentrate for export. MRL is also committed to providing increasing opportunities for Indigenous engagement and employment and the Partnership with the Shooting Star program sets a great example of how corporate organisation can harness real change. MRL is providing financial support to support the program driving attendance rates up for young indigenous girls across the State of WA.

Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an independent Australian producer of high quality direct shipping grade iron ore products, with assets in the Kimberley and Mid West regions of Western Australia.

The Rowley Foundation is a family foundation that has 3 generations living in Western Australia – who strongly believe in the values of providing education and understand the importance of being healthy so a person can gain the most from their education. The Foundation provides funding to non for profit actively acting in the Healh, Education, Sports and Culture space. In 2018, the Rowley Foundation decided to use the Foundation grant allocation to support Shooting Stars delivering their annual program in regional Western Australia.

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet’s principal focus is to find new ways to improve the lives of all Australians, by providing fresh thinking and creative advice to government. They contribute ideas on the many and varied issues facing Australia, taking into consideration the views and opinions of a range of stakeholders across the private, public, not-for-profit and community sectors. Improving the well-being and helping young Aboriginal girls build their future is therefore a key area for the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet who provides the chore funding for the delivery of the Shooting Star program across 6 of the 8 sites.

Cameco is one of the world’s largest providers of the uranium needed to generate clean, reliable baseload electricity around the globe as well as a leading provider of nuclear fuel processing services, supplying much of the world’s reactor fleet with the fuel to generate one of the cleanest sources of electricity available today. Stronly involved with the local community, Cameco’s community investment program is built on the fundamental belief that supportive communities are a key measure of the company’s long-term success. Each year the company targets one percent of after-tax net earnings for community initiatives and projects.

Perpetual is an ASX-listed, diversified financial services company which has been serving Australians since 1886.

Across the three businesses – Perpetual Investments, Perpetual Private and Perpetual Corporate Trust – they protect and grow their clients’ wealth, knowing that by doing so they can make a difference in their lives. Perpetual supports the Shooting Stars program through grant funding giving the organisation the capacity to increase participants numbers in existing sites and grow the volunteer advocates and staff traineeships.

PKF Perth is a West Perth based, locally owned and controlled Chartered Accounting firm that has been continually serving the Western Australian business community for 40 years. Our local knowledge is combined with global expertise through PKF International, one of the ten biggest accounting and advisory firms in the world, comprising of 440 firms across 150 countries. We have an established reputation of providing high quality audit, advisory, accounting and financial services.

 PKF Perth takes pride in being an active member of the WA community.  We want to get to know the great people that make up Western Australia and Perth in particular and as a business we want to make a positive change to the world we live in.

We are proud to be Partners of Shooting Stars supporting Western Australian Indigenous Netballers.

Rock on Ground has established itself as one of the leading drill and blast contractors in WA, having worked on some of the states key resource industry projects. Rock on Ground is providing support to the Shooting Star program in Leonora, helping the team to increase school attendance rates for Indigenous girls and empowering participants to reach their full potential through engaging in their education, whilst promoting their health and wellbeing; building pathways towards employment.

SandfireSandfire Resources NL is a dynamic mid-tier Australian mining and exploration company which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Sandfire joined the ranks of Australian copper producers in 2012 following the successful construction and commissioning of its flagship 100%-owned DeGrussa Copper-Gold Mine, located 900km north of Perth in Western Australia.

Saracen Mineral Holdings is a shining example of the success being enjoyed by the new generation of Australian gold miners and their shareholders.Saracen is an ASX 200 listed gold mining company with annual production of over 300,000ozpa, coming from two WA projects, Carosue Dam Operation and its Thunderbox Operation. Both operations have long lives with extensive potential for further growth through exploration.

Saracen joined forces with Shooting Stars in 2018, providing financial and in kind support to establish Shooting Stars’ newest site in Leonora, which is activating in Term 3.

St Barbara Limited was incorporated and listed in 1969 as Endeavour Oil.  Even though Activities were initially focused on mineral exploration and production from assets located in Western Australia, an early 2000s shift of strategy brought the focus on being an Australian based gold producer and explorer.  

St Barbara is supporting the Shooting Stars program in Leonora to enable it to operate at full capacity and become a sustainable program for the local community.


The Department of Communities works in collaboration with Western Australia’s community services sector to oversee the delivery of programs and services that support and strengthen the State’s diverse communities. It is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for seniors, young people, women, volunteers, carers, children and families.

The Water Corporation is proud to Partner with local organisations with the objective to  drive the state’s growth and vitality, increase awareness of our environment and water sustainability and enable greater community involvement in making WA a great place to live and invest.

The Water Corporation is supporting Shooting Stars with the eco project which consists in starting a school garden, running waste wise and water wise workshops in the community as well as eco camps to help participants develop respect for their own environment.

100 Women enables everyday people to be involved in creating a world where all women and girls can live safely with access to health, education and economic freedom.  We do this by combining donations and knowledge to provide impactful grants.

Why We Need Your Support

Shooting Stars is a not-for-profit program delivered by Glass Jar Australia. Whilst the outcomes of the program are significant, they are not without cost.

Shooting Stars has already improved the attendance rate of nearly 300 young Aboriginal girls in remote WA communities and our aim is to grow this number to 1,000 over the next five years.

To achieve this, we need your support.

To become a Community Partner of the Shooting Stars program, please contact:

Lacie Riseborough – Head of Partnerships & Philanthropy
Phone: 08 9380 9706

ACNC-Registered-Charity-Logo_RGBGlass Jar Australia is an ACNC Registered Charity.