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Month: June 2017
08 Jun
2017
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Australian First: Flourish Australia to Deliver Mental Health Progam Funded by Social Benefit Bonds

In an Australian first, Flourish Australia will deliver an innovative mental health program to enhance wellbeing for individuals in the community by drawing on private investment dollars to achieve tax-payer savings through reducing participants’ reliance on hospitals and other health services.

The Resolve Program is set to attract $7 million from private investment in social benefit bonds, with services to commence in October 2017.

08 Jun
2017
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Thales Extends Partnership with UTS’ Lucy Mentoring Program

Thales has been sponsoring UTS Engineering and IT scholarships for over 10 years. As part of its commitment to encouraging women to choose a career in Engineering and IT, we are now extending our support to sponsor WiEIT (Women in Engineering and Information Technology) and the Lucy Mentoring Program.

Thales Australia Project Manager, Eva Wong has joined a team of industry mentors, each working with a UTS student mentee for at least 35 hours over the next six months (May to October). A UTS Lucy Mentoring Program Graduation will take place on 12 October 2017.

08 Jun
2017
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Pop-Up Christmas Carnival at Sydney Showground

The elves at Sydney Showground are building a Pop-Up Christmas Carnival to provide clients and businesses with a unique and cost-effective alternative to the traditional end of year celebration.

The Carnival will run for the first two weeks of December, with spectacular rides, delicious food and plenty of entertainment providing a festive experience for staff and their families.

08 Jun
2017
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Beer Lovers Soak up GABS in The Dome

A record-breaking attendance at Sydney Showground for the GABS Festival meant thousands of beer fans enjoyed over 150 beers and ciders, the iconic ferris wheel and the opportunity to have a chat with brewers.

Created in 2011, the Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular is a celebration of craft beer diversity and creativity. Rated as one of the best beer festivals in the world, GABS first appearance at Sydney Showground was a spectacular success and a brilliant showcase for The Dome as well as the beers!

08 Jun
2017
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Wine Time at Sydney Showground

The Sydney Royal Wine Experience, 29 July, is a showcase event and opportunity for RAS members and the wine lovers in general to sample their choices from over 2,000 Australian wines.

With reds, whites, sparkling and fortified wines on offer, attendees are amongst the first to taste the celebrated 2017 Trophy Wines and every medal winner from the 2017 KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show.

08 Jun
2017
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NSW Fans to Make the Difference as Blues aim to lift the Origin Shield 21 June at ANZ Stadium

NSW fans will turn ANZ Stadium into a Blues Cauldron for the crucial Holden State of Origin Game II on Wednesday 21 June as the home team chases a famous series win.

The Blues’ stunning 28-4 win over Queensland in Game I in Brisbane has set the stage for one of the most anticipated sporting events in years, with tickets to Game II in hot demand as NSW aim to lift the Origin Shield for the first time since 2014.

08 Jun
2017
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Sydney v Sydney Blockbusters Key to NRL Finals Hopes

They are the Sydney v Sydney blockbusters that will have a significant influence on the make-up of the NRL finals – and they are coming to ANZ Stadium in June and July.

As we mark the halfway point of the 26-round NRL season, there are four crucial games on the horizon that could make or break the finals hopes of a number of Sydney clubs.

08 Jun
2017
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FA Cup Champions Arsenal Heading to Sydney

The FA Cup Champions are heading to Sydney in July! Arsenal secured their third FA Cup title in four seasons with a thrilling 2-1 over Chelsea at Wembley and are now gearing up for their first trip Down Under in over 40 years.

The historic victory sees the Gunners lift the trophy for a record 13th time – ending the season on a high before they begin their #ArsenalinSydney Tour in mid-July.

08 Jun
2017
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Kings Secure Former Kansas Standout Perry Ellis

The Sydney Kings are excited to announce that forward Perry Ellis has agreed to join the club for the 2017/2018 National Basketball League season.

The Kings' first import signing for their upcoming campaign, Ellis will bring tremendous versatility, an outstanding work ethic and unquestioned leadership skills to the roster as club management and coaching staff look to improve on last year's 13 win season.