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The Community Welfare Fund was re-established by the Shire in 2001. The Fund was previously known as REWO Fund (Retired Employees, Widows and Orphans Fund) of (BPC) British Phosphate Commissioners and the PMCI (Phosphate Mining Company of Christmas Island) Community Welfare Fund.


The Fund provides financial support and general welfare assistance to Christmas Islanders who meets the application guidelines. The Community Welfare Fund Guidelines determine eligibility and level of assistance available.


For more information please contact the Manager Community Services on telephone number (08) 9164 8300 ext 233 or email

Community Welfare Fund

Helping those in need

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