Heritage & Culture

What Heritage & Culture means at MEPAU

Contributing to sustainable economic outcomes supports Indigenous self-determination and economic outcomes for people and businesses.

MEPAU’s approach to working with Indigenous communities is based on respect. Listening to local Indigenous communities and following their lead is key to maintaining sustainable long-term relationships.

MEPAU is a supporter of Indigenous engagement and Indigenous reconciliation in Western Australia, taking up membership with Reconciliation WA in 2022.

Engagement with Indigenous communities

Committed to respectful two-way engagement with Indigenous communities

MEPAU has developed an Aboriginal Heritage Agreement (AHA) for The Waitsia to PL 124 Export Pipeline (and has voluntarily developed an AHA for the greater Production Licence permit area of L 1/L 2, with the Traditional Owners of the land (country) on which the Waitsia project is based, the Southern Yamatji People.

Heritage surveys within L 1/L 2 are undertaken with the Southern Yamatji People prior to disturbance works occurring.




Delivering mutual and sustainable social outcomes for all

MEPAU recognises the importance of its role in delivering mutual and sustainable social outcomes for those communities in which we work. MEPAU invests in community projects so that local people can benefit from social and economic development, and MEPAU continues to look for opportunities to create positive impacts. These investments are sometimes voluntary and sometimes required by governments, or part of a contractual agreement.

Explore how we’re supporting the community through:

  • Our commitment to community
  • Local Landowners & Traditional Custodians