Alcoa’s Pinjarra refinery celebrates 50 years

Around 2,000 past and present employees and their families attended the 50 year celebrations of Alcoa’s Pinjarra refinery on Saturday 29 October 2022.

Children got a chance to see where their mum, dad or grandparent works at the free family event that featured a dance performance by the Bindjareb Middars, kids’ entertainment, face-painting, food, music and local community group displays.

Attending the event, Alcoa Vice President Operations – Australia Michael Gollschewski said it was fantastic to celebrate the significance of the refinery to the local community in the five decades since it opened on 3 May 1972.

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