FMG Christmas Creek Family Visit - Mining

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FMG Christmas Creek Mine Site

Christmas Creek

Newman, WA 6753


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You are invited to register their family to share a day & night at our place of work!

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At Fortescue, family is one of our key values, family at home and family at work.

We invite your family to share the day with us at Christmas Creek. The day will include a flights from Perth to site (return), a site tour, overnight accommodation and some camp activities.

Tickets are limited so please ensure you read and agree to the following guidelines before registering for tickets. For your ticket to be valid you must complete the site application form within 24hrs of purchasing the ticket. Failure to do so will result in your tickets being cancelled.

We look forward to having you on site!

Note: Only your visitors need tickets not staff.


  • Preference will be given to those that have not had a Family Visit within the last 12 months
  • Employees requesting this Family Visit must be rostered to work during/at the time of the Family visit
  • Employees may still be required to work as rostered; it will be the employee's responsibility to advise & attain approval from their Leader to attend the Tour
  • Families are not permitted to leave the Tour for independent tours with their family member. For safety reasons we cannot allow un-inducted persons onto the Site other than the Family Visit Host
  • Please limit to immediate family (Mother, Father, Partner, Sister, Brother, Children)
  • Children must be over 5 years of age at the time of the visit and will be escorted by parent/guardian at all times, and all safety guidelines are adhered to as fitting of Fortescue Values
  • No unaccompanied minors, must be over 12 years of age per Qantas guidelines
  • Sleeping arrangements may be assigned using single Ensuite rooms with mattresses on floors and a king single bed
  • Fit to fly: all visitors must be Fit to Fly as per Qantas Fit to Fly policy
  • Physical activity: All visitors must be physically capable of climbing in/out of Site Buses; and
  • You understand that photography taken by a Fortescue representative may be used for company materials


Q: What are the flight details?

A: Flights are subject to change but are currently as follows:

Perth to CC - 29/09/2020 Tue QF1380 Depart: 5:30 Arrive: 7:25

CC to Perth - 30/09/2020 Wed QF1381 Depart: 7:45 Arrive: 9:35

Q: How many tickets can I get?

A: Max 5 tickets per family. Please be considerate of others when booking the tickets as spots are limited

Q: How will I know if my application has been successful?

A: Your eventbrite ticket is your confirmation, however your family's travel details will be checked manually and if the visitor does not fit within the guidelines eg. under 5 or under 12 unaccompanied, or your family has recently attended a family visit, your tickets will be cancelled and reallocated.

Q: Can I still apply if I am rostered on night shift or shift change?

A: You can still apply although you may have limited time with your family members. Fatigue must be adequately managed by individuals to ensure operational requirements are still met. You will need to speak with your leader on how you will manage your fatigue and see your family during the visit. This may include taking an annual leave day, although it is subject to your leader’s approval.

Q: Can I have the day off work to spend time with my family?

A: As you are rostered to work during the visit, it is up to you to speak with your leader about participating in the tour

Q: Can I pick up my family and take them around site?

A: No, all visitors will be escorted by family visit hosts outside of the village area. Families are not permitted to leave the tour for independent tours of their family member’s work area.

Q: Can I pick up my family up from the airport in a separate LV?

No, all visitors will be picked up together on our tour bus for the day, if you wish to travel on the bus to the airport to greet you family please arrange this with Charlene Nguyen

Q: When will I receive travel information and what will my family do when they are onsite?

A: An itinerary and outline for the visit (including flight times and tour information) will be sent together in one email once we have received flight booking confirmation

Q: How do I cancel my tickets if I change my mind?

A: Cancellation details are found on the email you will receive with your ticket. Email your event manager when you cancel the ticket to allow the seats to be open for other families.

Q: Who do I contact if I have more questions?

A: Charlene Nguyen, Event Organiser – +61437 647 234

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FMG Christmas Creek Mine Site

Christmas Creek

Newman, WA 6753


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