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Giving Back

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We believe in giving back to the communities we come from and operate within. This drive for 'better every day' takes a lot of different shapes, to give our people opportunities to support their preferred causes.

  • We support Indigenous artists through the Artbank program.
  • We support the Movember campaign, which means a lot of furry lips (and fitness folks) during November.
  • We promote blood donation drives, fitness and wellness events.
  • We have regular in-house trading sessions to raise money for nominated charities and causes.
  • We build charitable outcomes into staff training initiatives, and even into our annual trip!
  • We hold a Charity Vote every year, giving $20K donations to three charities voted for by our staff.
  • Each day, leftover food is donated to OzHarvest, ensuring it goes to those in need.
  • We donate books, toys and gifts to the Smith Family Christmas Appeal, and allow staff to give their Christmas Gift to a charity of their choice.
  • We have volunteer days for all staff, allowing our people to dedicate their time to the things they care for.
  • We continue to adopt new initiatives to improve our impact on the planet. From sustainable coffee cups and selecting vendors with impeccable environmental credentials to reducing our single-use plastics and reducing food waste, we're always looking for ways to do better every day.
  • We encourage staff to cycle to work, providing bike storage and free bike servicing services to reduce environmental impact and traffic on the roads.
  • Our offices are in a 6-star green-rated building, and we work with Ecosave to monitor and optimise our environmental impact.

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