28 Villages

At 28 Villages we install mining villages then bring them to life with outstanding catering and village management services.

The 28 is a colourful Western Australian parrot. A great emblem for a local business focused on bringing colour to fly in fly out life.


We are focused on bringing colour to fly in fly out life with great food and true customer service.

This simple goal drives everything that we do at our remote villages.


Let us apply our extensive catering and village installation experience to deliver the best possible outcome for your project.

As a catering and village management company we have a long term commitment to the success of your village.


28 Villages has extensive experience recommissioning and refurbishing mining villages in Western Australia.

We have the ability to transform your mining village.



August 2015

Installation of the 130 room Deflector Village for Doray Minerals.

January 2016

Refurbishment of the 325 room Matilda Village for Blackham Resources.

April 2017

Installation of the 240 room Dalgaranga Village for Gascoyne Resources.

January 2018

Recommissioning of the 500 room Cosmos Village for Western Areas including ongoing village maintenance.

September 2018

28 Villages established to deliver catering services, village installation and village trades maintenance services.

November 2018

Refurbishment of the 108 room Kirkalocka Village for Adaman Resources leading into the ongoing provision of catering and village management services.

April 2019

Expansion, ongoing maintenance and catering services at the Bellevue Exploration Village for Bellevue Gold.

November 2019

Provision, Installation and ongoing catering services at the new Mardie Village for BCI Minerals Ltd

January 2020

Awarded the catering contract at the new 280 room Abra Village for Abra Mining Pty Ltd.

July 2020

28 Villages in partnership with the Nanda Aboriginal Corporation awarded the license to manage the Kalbarri Skywalk Kiosk at the Kalbarri National Park.

Sept 2020

Village refurbishment and provision of village management and catering services at the Second Fortune Gold Project for the Linden Gold Alliance.

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Management Team

Vicki Wells – General Manager

Vicki has 23 years of hospitality experience in varied roles. Vicki has worked in management positions at restaurants, function centres, casinos, stadiums and arena’s including Subiaco Oval, Perth Arena and Suncorp stadium. In 2014 Vicki turned her attention to mining villages, working in the remote catering industry for the last 6 years. Recently Vicki represented a Western Australian mining company as their administration superintendent including the management of a 240 room village. This experience has assisted her to see remote catering contracts from the customers perspective which has enhanced her understanding of our customers needs. Vicki guides our village managers, head chefs and all our staff to deliver outstanding food and friendly customer service.

Peter Main –  Asset Manager

Peter has substantial experience managing reactive and preventative maintenance programs, maintaining assets within the mining and government sectors. Peter is a licensed plumbing contractor with over 30 years experience. Peter has been involved in the installation and maintenance of mining villages throughout Western Australia. ​ In addition to holding a senior position at 28 Villages, Peter is a director at MTM, a position held for over 12 years.

Peter Coleman – Managing Director

Peter has worked in senior positions within the remote catering industry supporting the following companies with the management of their mining villages: Fleetwood, Rio Tinto, Citic Pacific, BHP, Roy Hill, Atlas Iron, Metals X, Westgold, Hanking, Minjar Gold, Doray Minerals, Blackham Resources, Altura Resources, Dacian Gold, Gascoyne Resources, Silver Lake Resources, Independence Group and Millenium Minerals.

Jason Bari – Registered Builder / Project Manager

Jason is a registered builder with an electrical trade background. Jason has significant experience working installing remote villages and supporting infrastructure at mining projects throughout Western Australia. ​ In addition to holding a senior position at 28 Villages Jason is a director at MTM (Multiple Trades and Maintenance) a position held for 12 years.

Garry Kemp – Project Manager

Garry is a project manager with over 30 years experience working in remote areas of Western Australia. Garry started his career as an electrician and his career progressed into managing projects including village installations in remote areas of Western Australia. Garry has also owned and managed several restaurants in Perth. Garry is the managing director of MTM (Mine Trades and Maintenance) a position held since 1999.