2018 Supporters

Thank you to our wonderful gold and silver hole sponsors and prize contributors for 2018!

Gold Sponsors

These are our Gold Sponsors.

Jirsch Sutherland opened its office in Newcastle in 1993, and for over two decades has served the needs of the Hunter in the specialised areas of corporate and personal insolvency services, business restructure and turnaround, forensic accounting and litigation support.  With over 100 years combined professional experience in our Newcastle team, we focus on ensuring that our clients receive the benefits and resources of a national firm with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Geelong, Brisbane and Perth, with the flexibility that only a local firm can provide.

Providing high quality care and education to your most precious assets since 1994.

Tillys Play and Development centres are a leading privately owned family business that prides itself on providing the highest standard of Early Childhood Education and Care for children aged from birth to 12 years.

With centres located across Newcastle and the Hunter Valley our aim is to provide you and your children with the very best early education and care in beautifully designed and presented centres.

Because at Tillys Play and Development Centres we believe that Good beginnings Never End!

We are an award winning Health Insurer, operating proudly for the needs of our members.

Phoenix Health Fund is a Newcastle based private Health Insurer who have been providing quality Health Insurance to its Members for over 64 years.

Our Members are our number one priority, not shareholders, which gives us the opportunity to provide more to our Members for less.  By operating as a not-for-profit, our primary focus is, and always will be the satisfaction of our Members.  With over 97% of our members satisfied with the products and service that we have offered them (Discovery Research 2011-2017), we’re proud to continue offering quality health insurance to meet the needs of our Members when they need us most.

As a member of the Australian Health Service Alliance (AHSA), Phoenix Health Fund offers its Members a wide variety of medical access across Australia, with over 540 Contracted Private Hospitals, and over 35,000 contracted Doctors listed. 

We are proud to be the health insurer of choice for more than 17,500 Australians, and encourage you to consider how we can serve you for the better, starting today!

The Sista Code blog, events and movement was created to share thoughts, insights, stories and information on diverse areas of interest to women. In particular a sharing of personal issues, social issues, organisations and awesome women making a difference in the world.

Let’s celebrate each other’s successes, uplift and inspire each other as a way to make a difference world-wide.

It starts with you and me.

Silver Sponsors

These are our Silver Sponsors.

Puro People is the new temporary and permanent business support arm of the already successful professional recruitment firm, Puro Partners.  Dedicated to client outcomes and candidate care, the Puro People team are Kathryn Blythe, Sam Wallace, James Tocci and Jade Pearsall, recruitment industry experts with over 40 years’ local recruitment experience. 

We work with businesses large and small to assist in identifying and providing the right person. Matching culture, organisational values and motivations to improve the human element within each client and build teams that will help their business to grow. We offer tailored recruitment strategies, a very competitive fee structure and by using new technology and efficiencies in our process, we are able to place candidates faster without comprising on quality. 

The team at Puro People are experts in the business support and administration area and understand the value of great support. It is our aim to help candidates pursue their career aspirations by providing the right advice and by placing them into roles that provide a sense of achievement and fulfilment within their career. We look to work with professional people at all levels and we maintain that same professionalism in everything we do. We deliver on what we promise.

Visitors to Maroba call it "amazing" and "exceptional" - we just call it home and we hope you will too.

We know you’ll feel welcome from the moment you walk down the red carpet (really!) to join our happy community. We offer a number of options, whether you’re looking for independent living, you need some day-to-day help or you need specialised care. We take the time to explain the whole process of joining us, and your care, so you’ll understand how everything works.

You can choose Maroba in complete confidence that we are fully accredited with highly skilled employees to care for your every need. Our team love what they do and they genuinely enjoy helping residents settle in. Plus there are activities to help to foster the sense of community we believe is so important to the wellbeing of our residents.  

For all your home finance needs. If you are looking to invest in property, upgrade to a new home, renovate, refinance your existing loans or make the most of your equity, Viv can help you understand the options available. Owning your dream home or investing in property may be easier than you think.

Myrtec take a strategic, proactive and business-oriented approach to Information Technology.

They use the latest software and business processes to provide seamless IT support to companies seeking to leverage technology to achieve their business objectives. By automating routine monitoring and maintenance tasks, they are able to reduce the overall cost of technology and focus on strategic IT initiatives.

Myrtec take responsibility for delivering results and endeavour to create long-term partnerships with their clients. Their renewed focus on client needs is a core part of the way they do business and they are always happy to discuss ways in which your company can use IT to improve productivity, reduce costs and add value to your bottom-line.

If you are seeking a design agency that has a genuine buzz associated with it, where you can effectively engage the creative team and bring your brand to life; then your cog just might be the right fit for their engineroom.

Hunter Allied Care delivers comprehensive healthcare management, specialising in Neurosurgery, Physiotherapy, and Clinical Neurotoxin Treatment. Our Hamilton office welcomes you to consult with our leading neurosurgeon, a highly experienced physiotherapist or clinical neurotoxin treatment nurse, in order to design the best health plan for your well-being. 

We've brought together a team that complement each other's skills, with diverse expertise that allows us to work together in order to give you the support that you need. We work to create a holistic care experience and ensure our patients leave feeling the best they have in years. 

Our services are perfect for people of all ages and, with the right plan and the right team, we know they can help to regain your strength and regain your vitality. 

Julie & Leah of Fox Stevens Conveyancing are Licensed Conveyancers and Justices of the Peace located in Adamstown, Newcastle.  Julie & Leah have been providing high level conveyancing services to the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie region for the last 2 years.  In addition to servicing the local area, as Licensed Conveyancers, they can take care of your property sale and purchase anywhere in the state of New South Wales.

With over 30 years of conveyancing experience between them, together with their team of Licensed Conveyancers and conveyancing assistants, their business is going from strength to strength, with further expansion planned for 2017.

EAO’s reputation as a provider of quality entertainment for weddings, private celebrations and corporate events is second to none.

We have provided the music to accompany literally thousands of milestones, from birthdays and anniversaries to marriages, award ceremonies, fundraisers and virtually every type of celebration imaginable.  Whatever your event, we know it’s important. EAO has the experience and the right network of contacts to deliver the right solution for you.

“Roberts Legal is a firm of expert Lawyers located in Newcastle who specialise in Commercial Law & Litigation, Building & Construction Law, Insolvency, Family Law, Property Law & Estates.  Principal Solicitor, Samuel Roberts, is 1 of only 4 Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation in the Newcastle, Central Coast and Hunter Valley regions.

We have two Family Lawyers, Anna Roberts and Natasha Smith, who are also accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners.

At Roberts Legal we are committed to providing outstanding legal service whilst maintaining an optimal balance between quality and value.  When you instruct Roberts Legal you will get a dedicated team of legal professionals committed to exceeding your expectations.

If you have a legal dispute, Roberts Legal can help you find a solution.”

Accounting and Financial Advice.  Our Accountants specialise in compliance and business services which includes company start-ups through exit strategies, business development and marketing. The Financial Planning-side of the house, delivers a holistic approach for investment strategies, retirement, estate planning and insurance advice.  Our strength lies in the combined experience of our specialist team and the fact that we operate under one roof.

Our strong internal communication ensures consistency of service from each specialist. Our team shares a strong diversity of experience, therefore, placing us in a unique position to see our clients through different phases of financial needs.  These needs vary from basic accounting to complex strategies.

Our approach is one of ensuring that your needs are met and your expectations exceeded. The world of finance can be confusing and stressful. We help you to understand  and give you the assurance you need to get the most out of your finances.

We believe in the value of not only recognising your needs as a client but also by getting to know you as a person. We look forward to establishing a strong relationship with all of our clients, seeking first to understand the circumstances in which we can best aid you to a successful financial future.