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Investing in our community

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Sydney Airport directly and indirectly employs almost 300,000 people, many of whom live in local communities near the airport.

Sydney Airport has a long history of supporting our local community by partnering with a range of community events, clubs, organisations and programs, particularly those which focus on promoting a healthy lifestyle and the environment.

Local clubs play an important role in the community by teaching children valuable life skills such as leadership and teamwork, and we’re proud to help them to provide the young members of our community with continued guidance, training and experience.

Cook Classic

Sydney Airport supports the Cronulla Cook Community Classic, a major community event held each year in the Sutherland Shire, featuring entertainment, an open water swim and a beach soccer competition. In 2014, Sydney Airport provided $5,000 as a sponsor of the event.

Marrickville Cricket Club

Marrickville Cricket Club fields more than 220 players each season from under eights to under 16s. In 2014, Sydney Airport donated $5,000 to the club to support the continued development of its players across the Marrickville and Canterbury local government areas.

Marrickville Football Club

Sydney Airport provides ongoing support to Marrickville Football Club, which comprises more than 80 teams, 1,100 players and 150 coaches. In 2014, the club received $3,500 in sponsorship from the airport.

Newtown Junior Jets

The Newtown Junior Jets is an inner west institution and part of the South Sydney Juniors District Rugby League Competition. Sydney Airport was proud to provide $7,500 in 2014 to promote the skills building of junior rugby league players in a safe and friendly environment.

Randwick Petersham Cricket Club

The Randwick Petersham Cricket Club has a proud history in Sydney’s eastern and inner western suburbs. In 2014, Sydney Airport provided $5,500 to the club to support its activities.

Rockdale City Raiders

Rockdale City Raiders has a long tradition as a family football club with a focus on the development of children. Sydney Airport donated $3,500 to the club in 2014.

St George District Cricket Club

St George District Cricket Club was founded in 1911 and is an important part of the St George community. Sydney Airport sponsors the club, providing $5,000 in 2014.

St George Randwick Hockey Club

St George Randwick Hockey Club caters for all levels, from beginner to advanced men’s and women’s hockey players. In 2014, Sydney Airport provided $5,000 to the club as a major sponsor.

Surf Life Saving Sydney Branch

Sydney Airport has sponsored the Surf Life Saving Sydney Branch for the past 13 years. The partnership continued in 2014, as Sydney Airport donated $30,000 to support 15 clubs down the east coast in skills building, training and development for local Nippers.

Sutherland Shire Netball Association

In 2014, Sydney Airport provided $5,000 to Sutherland Shire Netball Association to train players, umpires and coaches across 27 clubs in the Sutherland Shire.

Conservation Volunteers Australia

Sydney Airport is also focused on promoting sustainability in our local environment and we have partnered with Conservation Volunteers Australia in a three-year sponsorship agreement worth $75,000.

The partnership complements our five-year environment strategy and will fund six volunteer days a year to deliver environmentally beneficial outcomes across our local community, such as rehabilitating bushland and coastal areas.

Become a conservation volunteer.