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.
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. Sydney Airport continued its Bronze Sponsorship of the event for the second year running in 2014.
Marrickville Cricket Club
Marrickville Cricket Club fields more than 220 players each season from under eights to under 16s. In 2014, Sydney Airport celebrated its fifth year of sponsoring the club and the partnership which supports 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. 2014 marked the third year of partnership between Sydney Airport and the club.
Newtown Junior Jets
The Newtown Junior Jets is an inner west institution and part of the South Sydney Juniors District Rugby League Competition. For almost a decade, Sydney Airport has proudly supported the club and helped 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 continued its partnership of 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 came on board as a sponsor of 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 commenced a partnership with the club in 2013 and proudly continued its support for the 2014 cricket season.
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 support 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 in support of the nippers across 15 clubs down the east coast in skills building, training and development for local Nippers.
Sutherland Shire Netball Association
In 2014, Sydney Airport supported the Sutherland Shire Netball Association as a major sponsor 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.
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.
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