feature onslow welcomes new sub centre

Volunteers at the Onslow St John WA sub centreVolunteers at the Onslow St John WA sub centre

The community of Onslow is at the heart of the work we do at Chevron Australia to power homes and essential industries with safe and reliable natural gas. 

St John WA has opened the doors to a state-of-the-art sub centre in Onslow, following extensive refurbishments supported by the Shire of Ashburton, the Western Australian Government and Chevron Australia.

Featuring a four-bay garage and dedicated spaces for training, St John Head of Country Operations Justin Fonte said the new facility has been warmly welcomed by the community of staff and volunteers.

“The new sub centre’s dedicated training areas and modern fit out will allow for large numbers of volunteers and members of the public to be trained in first aid, building a safer and more resilient community.

“We’re so pleased to see our volunteers continuing to do amazing work in regional areas. We hope that through these facilities we can encourage social connection within the community,” Mr Fonte said.

Each year St John Onslow carries out over 150 jobs with 26 volunteers dedicating their time and skill to the local community.

“St John staff and volunteers are on the frontline, helping to keep their fellow community members safe,” said Wheatstone Plant Manager Deanne Renting.

“Chevron Australia is proud to support these local Onslow heroes and play a role in delivering improved health services to benefit present and future generations.”

Deanne Renting

wheatstone plant manager

More than $250 million has been contributed to social and critical infrastructure projects through the Chevron-operated Wheatstone natural gas facility, upgrading health, education and recreation services and facilities in Onslow, as well as road, power and water infrastructure.

The Chevron-operated Wheatstone natural gas facility is a joint venture between the Australian subsidiaries of Chevron, Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company, Woodside Petroleum Limited and Kyushu Electric Power Company, together with PE Wheatstone Pty Ltd, part owned by JERA.

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