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Bowen Basin Services

Bowen Basin Services Pty Ltd, a Mackay-Based Wiri Community Ltd initiative, is a 100% Indigenous community owned registered company run by a board of directors and established in 2012.

In Setting up Bowen Basin Services, the elders and board of Wiri Community Ltd recognized the need to invest in training, workforce development and other sound commercial opportunities if it is to be self-sustaining for future generations.

Our Capacity

Indigenous Workforce Development

At Bowen Basin Services we are passionate about Workforce Development, it solves many of our barriers in indigenous community and has a positive on flow effect for our economic development. BBS can help you with as little or as much as you require. We would like to help business fulfill their Indigenous Employment Targets with quality employees through offering the services below.

 Some of our services include:

  • Reconciliation Action Plans (RAP's)
  • Indigenous Employment Strategies
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Mentoring - Employee and Management

Our mentoring programs are set up to mentor your employees/trainees/apprentices over a period of time that is agreed on once we have met with both the employer and employee. The mentoring is tailored to each individual, the level of support that is required will depend on each persons circumstances and can be adjusted accordingly during the time frame.

Management mentoring supports your supervisors, human resources and management team to better mentor your own employees in a culturally appropriate manner. This program includes a short classroom based program that includes cultural awareness training specific to the Bowen Basin Region. Other support includes worksite/office visits and phone support for a nominated amount of time.

  • Labour Hire
  • Training - Pre employment, medicals, tickets, Qualifications and much more


If you would like to find out more about our range of IWFD options or other services you can find our details on the contact us page.