Whiteroom Finance Pty Ltd

Whiteroom Finance Goldfields is more than a Finance Broker. We deliver solutions tailored specifically to your financial needs and goals. We take a personal approach to your finances, ensuring you feel valued and supported every step of the way. We offer solutions in both Personal and Business Finance.

Melanie Ng from Baseline Counselling with Intermediate Auslan skills is consulting with Kali Counselling Services to support the Deaf Community

Melanie NG – Baseline Counselling

Melanie is an empathetic and solutions focused Counsellor who has worked in the disability sector respectively for the past 7 years. Melanie loves working on self-development and awareness, relationships and family dynamics. Specialising in these areas as she has often naturally gravitated towards relationships, family and personal growth when working with individuals who face unique barriers to achieving certain goals. Melanie started her career as an Early Intervention Behavioural Therapist and will never forget all the wonderful things these amazing children (and their families) taught her about patience, perseverance, strength, and communication. Since then, Melanie has worked in the Disability Employment Services sector and coordinated the Shared Management program, similar to today’s NDIS Plan Management model, this transitioned into NDIS Support Coordination. Support Coordination is what led Melanie towards Counselling, as she was working with families that had no connections that focused on supporting parents/carers or families who had with children with disabilities.  Melanie has the following qualifications: Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and Counselling (Edith Cowan University) Graduate Diploma in Human Resources (Curtin University) Psychology at Work (University of Western Australia – via coursera) And undertaken the following courses: Understanding Restrictive Practices in WA (2022) Basic Auslan Intermediate Auslan



Prepare/Enrich Introduction Free Workshop

Prepare / Enrich Course

Are you seeking to strengthen or heal your relationship? Have you drifted apart or lost the “spark” due to the pressures of daily life? Do you need help restoring your relationship? Prepare/Enrich is a customised couple assessment, completed online that identifies your strengths and growth areas.  It is helpful for couples at all stages, whether dating, living together, premarital, or married. After you have completed the online questionnaire, you will have a minimum of 3×1 hour feedback sessions to discuss and understand your results and learn proven relationship skills. Areas covered include communication skills, conflict resolution, and relationship roles and dynamics.

Parents can also benefit from the Prepare/Enrich Parenting version which empowers you by providing insight into your parenting styles, family dynamics, and couple relationship. This can be particularly helpful if you are facing the challenges of a newly blended family.

Cindy is a registered Prepare/Enrich Facilitator

Certified LEGO® Based Therapy Facilitator

Kali Counselling is now a Certified LEGO® Based Therapy Facilitator – Coming Soon – Play Based Therapy for Team Building

LEGO® Based Therapy is a social development program that uses LEGO® activities to support the development of a wide range of social skills within a group setting.

LEGO-Based Therapy was developed in the mid-1990s by US paediatric neuropsychologist Daniel LeGoff. He was inspired by watching two of his customers with Autism play with LEGO® in his waiting room and displaying previous non-demonstrated positive social interactions. While initially developed for children with autism, LEGO-Based Therapy has since been found to benefit children with a variety of communication and social development difficulties.

Playing with LEGO® in a therapy setting promotes social interaction, turn-taking skills, sharing, collaborative problem-solving and the learning of concepts. It can be used to target goals around social skills, language and motor skills. By using a commonly adored tool like LEGO® it capitalises on its existing motivation and supports self-esteem by allowing the participants to demonstrate their skills in a social situation. It also sets up a positive opportunity for guided social problem-solving to help develop social skills that can then be used in other situations.

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Personal Assistant to CEO - KBCCI

2022 Topdrill St Barbara’s Parade

The 2022 Topdrill St Barbara’s Parade was held on 4th December 2022.

Esperance Ravensthorpe Leadership Initiative

We are excited to announce the launch of the Esperance Ravensthorpe Leadership Initiative (ERLI)

ERLI is a regional leadership program commencing Feb 2023 that has been locally developed to invest in our potential and emerging leaders by providing guidance and support for participants to learn and refine their leadership skills. We anticipate that this will result in long-term benefits for the local region. RDA Goldfields Esperance will deliver ERLI with the support of our program partners: Esperance Chamber of Commerce and Industry and South Regional TAFE.

At this stage we anticipate running the Goldfields Leadership Initiative in Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 2024.

𝗦𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗼𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗠𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴

We are looking for local business leaders to serve as mentors to participants throughout the program.

We also strongly encourage local industry to support the growth of this initiative by sponsoring the program, providing a demonstrable opportunity to actively support the future movers and shakers across our patch of the world.

View our Sponsorship Prospectus on our website.

Information Session

A walk-in session is being held on Wednesday 16th November at Taylor St Quarters from 4.30 – 6.00pm for potential participants, employers, mentors or sponsors.


Now open, closing Friday 25th November 2022.
ERLI Application Package

Further Info
ERLI Coordinator – Amelia Fitzgerald

Great Local Business –

At Perseverance Drilling, Underground, Production Drilling is what we do, and we do it great!
Our specialised fleet will cover any production drilling requirement you have! Our drilling and maintenance teams will ensure your production schedules will be achieved! Our drills can be customised to meet your drilling and ground requirements. We pride our selves on accuracy and productivity. Get in touch and tell us what you need, we have the people and the drill available to support your site.

Asset Recovery Program – Major Asset Maintenance Works Tender Issued by Southern Ports Authority

An Early Tender Advice was issued to market via TendersWA relating to Southern Ports Authority’s intention to Tender the Sustaining Capital Program – Major Asset Maintenance Works.

Thank you for your patience. Tender is now released.

We will be holding an Online Industry Briefing via Teams on Wednesday, 22 June 2022 at 10:00AM. Non Mandatory Site Visits have also been set at each Port.

Check out the Tender and search SPA2022041M.

$1.3m for Laverton airport upgrades

A $1.3 million upgrade of the Laverton Airport is set to start later this year after councillors voted to accept a tender for the runway works.   The $1.3m tender by Fulton Hogan for the construction of turning nodes, resealing the runway, taxiways, apron and parking areas was accepted at last week’s council meeting, with work expected to be completed by the end of October.

Shire of Laverton chief executive Peter Naylor said the work would provide the opportunity for mining charter flights to bring in slightly bigger planes, with the airport seeing about 90 flights a month. He said once works were complete, the shire would turn its attention to upgrading the airport terminal and surrounding landscaping.

A 3 per cent differential rate increase and 9.4 per cent increase in minimums were also endorsed by the council at last week’s meeting. The increase in minimums is the first since being held at the same rate from 2019-20.   A report to the council stated other rating categories remained in line with the past two years as council received about 94 per cent of its rates from mining categories.

Councillors also approved the development of focus groups including community representatives to undertake research and provide input into matters including airport, racecourse and townscape development.


Northern Star tightens up its portfolio

Northern Star Resources has shed the Paulsens and Western Tanami gold projects from its portfolio after divesting the assets to Black Cat Syndicate for $44.5 million.  The transaction comprises $14.5 million in cash to be paid at the completion of the sale, $15 million to be paid on June 30, 2023, and $10 million to be paid through four performance-related payments.

In the situation Paulsens achieves both 5000 and 50,000 ounces of refined gold following the sale, $2.5 million will be paid for each milestone. The same goes for Western Tanami.  Northern Star will also be issued 8.34 million Black Cat shares at $0.60 per share as part of the transaction.

“The sale of Paulsens, our foundation asset, and the Western Tanami gold project align with Northern Star’s five-year strategic plan to generate superior shareholder returns through active and disciplined portfolio management,” Northern Star managing director Stuart Tonkin said.

“We are delighted that Black Cat, which has a proven track record as a responsible operator and successful explorer, intends to undertake extensive exploration at each operation to provide a potential future redevelopment path for the benefit of all stakeholders.”

The sale is expected to be completed by June 2022.