Victoria Hotel Project to Drive Aboriginal Employment

  • GBSC Yurra Pty Ltd awarded construction contract to restore Roebourne landmark
  • Aboriginal employment training model developed to maximise local training and employment

A Pilbara-based business has been awarded a $4.4 million contract for the redevelopment of the historic Victoria Hotel in Roebourne.

In June, Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan halted the initial contracting process which could have seen the works awarded to contractors outside the region with no real focus on providing training and work for the Roebourne community.

An Aboriginal employment training model has been developed for the project to maximise employment opportunities through traineeships and local business engagement.

YAC & Yurra representatives in front of the Victoria Hotel  Victoria Hotel information Sheet

Yindjibarndi Media Statement

Government of WA Media Statement