The HBF Rottnest Channel Swim is a 19.7km swim from Cottesloe Beach to Thomson Bay on the holiday island of Rottnest. Participants can compete in teams of two or four, or for the extremely dedicated, tackle the crossing solo. The event is the largest open water swimming event in the world and has become an icon in Australia’s sporting calendar, capturing the imagination of the public and ocean swimmers alike.
The HBF Rottnest Channel Swim is not reserved for the swimming elite, but provides an opportunity for all who share the common goal of striving for the best to compete in an environment where sporting greats rub shoulders with the weekend warrior.
Save the date for the 2013 HBF Rottnest Channel Swim! It will be held on Saturday, 23 February 2013.
The role and purpose of zoos have changed enormously in recent decades. As a modern zoo, Perth Zoo aims to provide visitors with the opportunity to encounter the natural world and to become involved in conservation action.
Our vision, which inspires and directs our work, is for a world where diversity of species and habitats is secure.
Our purpose as an organisation is to actively contribute to conservation. This is done through our research activities, support for wildlife projects, our animal breeding programs particularly breeding animals for release into the wild and wildlife rehabilitation
Our aims include connecting people with nature, inspiring in people a passion for conservation, and providing links and practical means for people to be active in conservation programs here at the Zoo and beyond our borders.
Bankwest Movies by Burswood is Perth’s family-friendly affordable outdoor cinema.
Screenings are held in the Burswood Parklands near the Causeway and our new second venue at the BIC Reserve on Guildford Road corner Wilson Street Bassendean. Lying back watching a movie under a starry sky is one of the magical joys of our lifestyle. Knowing that you are helping out local children's charities is a bonus. All of this comes together at Bankwest Movies by Burswood.
Organised and run by a team of over 400 volunteers the event benefits local children’s charities seeking to improve the quality of life of children in a health or physical ability crisis.
Breast Cancer Care WA (formerly Breast Cancer Foundation of WA) has been providing personalised emotional, practical and financial support and care to people affected by breast cancer since 2000.
Receiving no government funding, Breast Cancer Care WA relies on the generosity of the WA community in order to provide its range of services at no charge.
We are staffed by a team of professional women from various backgrounds, who share a common passion for making a difference in the Western Australian community.
The Peet Op Shop Ball for Anglicare WA is Anglicare’s premier fundraising event. This is a charity Ball with a difference. The Op Shop Ball is unique with its unashamedly bright, fun and outrageous approach.
Guests of The Op Shop Ball dress in Op Shop creations – one of the absolute highlights of the event each year. The fun begins at home, then continues onto the red carpet and into the ballroom where guests have fun whilst raising funds for a very important cause, as that’s what it’s all about.
Every year Anglicare WA provides support to over 38,000 vulnerable children, families and individuals in Western Australia.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals WA (Inc.) was formed in Western Australia in 1892 and has the responsibility for administering the Animal Welfare Act 2002.
The RSPCA WA Inc is recognised as the authority on all animal welfare related matters. Each day our Headquarters receive in excess of 200 telephone calls, on topics ranging from complaints of alleged cruelty and neglect of animals, to people seeking pet care information or Society policy on animal welfare issues.
"We speak for those who cannot speak for themselves."
Since 1951, we have forged an enviable reputation as one of the leading disability service providers in our state, with significant leadership also at a national level. Over time, our ability to adapt in response to the changing needs of people with CP has ensured we remain at the forefront of service excellence.
We strive to ensure inclusion of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities in every facet of society.
Our vision is for a community where all people freely exercise choice.
We aim to achieve this by providing a range of quality services and promoting choice in order to address the unique needs of the people that we work with.
Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation is the official fundraising body for Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH), Western Australia’s only specialist children’s hospital.
Since the Foundation was first established in 1998, we have raised more than $35 million to fund life-saving research and capital projects. We have also funded close to a quarter of the equipment currently used by the hospital.
These incredible results for thousands of sick and injured children are made possible by the ongoing support of the generous Western Australian community.
STYLEAID is a fundraising initiative created by the WA AIDS Council and is vital to the success of the organization. This event is coordinated by the Fundraising, Marketing & Events Department together with a team of dedicated and hard working volunteers.
Since commencing in 1985, the WA AIDS Council has been integral to the development of programs designed to strengthen services in our community in the areas of aids education, prevention, care and support.
Perth fashions night of nights showcases the best in local and international fashion along with a stellar line up of talent both on and off the catwalk. Styleaid allows its guests to appreciate all that is great about the amazing design talent that is on offer.
The Act-Belong-Commit Avon Descent is Western Australia’s own unique sporting event that attracts competitors and spectators from throughout Australia and overseas. Competitors challenge the Avon and Swan Rivers in a variety of paddle and power craft in an exciting two-day time trial over 124 gruelling kilometres.
Preparation, planning and management for the Act-Belong-Commit Avon Descent is undertaken throughout the year by members of Northam’s Act-Belong-Commit Avon Descent Association. The race itself is supported by over 2000 Western Australian volunteers. Communities and community groups benefit directly and indirectly from the Act-Belong-Commit Avon Descent.
The Act-Belong-Commit Avon Descent has all of the ingredients of a highly visual, interactive and spectacular event.
Each year The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts is delighted to showcase its talented students and staff to the wider community in their annual WAAPA In The Park event and appreciates the support of the City of Stirling in making this happen.
The City of Stirling Mayor, David Boothman, said he welcomes WAAPA to Ron Stone Park for their annual outdoor performance. “Every year, this event just gets better and better. It’s an evening that’s guaranteed to be enjoyable for all who attend”.
You and your family and friends are invited to bring your picnic rug and hamper, relax under the stars and enjoy an evening of exciting local musical talent at this annual free concert