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Community Consultative Committee

The Ashton Coal Community Consultative Committee (CCC) meets three times a year. The committee is chaired by an independent chairperson and is made up of representatives from Singleton Council, the local community and Ashton Coal. The aim of the CCC is to keep the community informed on the progress of the mine and provide a forum for open discussion. CCC members are provided with information on Ashton Coal's environmental monitoring performance, updates of current operations and upcoming projects.  

Current members on the ACOL CCC are:


Margaret MacDonald-Hill 

Community Representatives

Cr Godfrey Adamthwaite

John McInerney

Michael Bestic

Debbie Richards

Company Representatives

Operations Manager - Michael Bartlett

Environment & Community Relations Superintendent - Phillip Brown

CCC Meetings are currently held every four months