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The Australian British Chamber of Commerce is a leading organisation created to facilitate the development of business relationships among companies operating in Australia.
- Type:Association,International Focus
Our key objectives are:
- To promote, foster and further trade, investment, commerce and industry between Australia and the United Kingdom
- To lead and promote discussion and debate on significant issues affecting business and public affairs or national and international interest and importance
- To facilitate business networking opportunities for both our members and the business community in general by providing quality functions, events and meetings
The Chamber was founded in 1910, the same year as Australia sent the first High Commissioner of the new nation to the United Kingdom. In over a century since then, the Chamber has established a strong reputation as a body that facilitates business development through a range of networking activities primarily the organisation of events such as corporate lunches, private boardroom functions, and more relaxed cultural and cocktail evenings.
The Chamber has developed to further support bilateral trade by providing opportunities for business people to be informed by and exposed to the ideas of successful leaders. Business relationships are developed at a personal level and the Chamber provides support for this process. These opportunities have complemented the growth and role of the Department for International Trade, Austrade and various Australian State government agencies as well as groups including Scottish Development International.
Trade between Australia and the UK is highly significant to both countries. Two-way trade currently stands at more than $29.1 billion, making this Australia’s fifth largest trading relationship. The UK is the second largest source of total foreign investment in Australia: total investment is valued at $515.5 billion. As of 2016, total Australian investment in the UK was $350.5 billion – making the UK Australia’s second most important foreign investment destination.*
Approximately 1,500 Australian companies are active in the UK, with a large number using the UK as a base for continental Europe. A considerable number of these companies are associated with the Chamber and find its services significant in assisting the development of their business relations in this country. These companies and their executives are valued members and partners of the Chamber, actively involved within its network of influential individuals and organisations.
The Chamber is an independently constituted organisation operating in all states. It has a strong relationship with the United Kingdom through the British High Commissioner and the British Consul-Generals. This provides access to key officials both directly and through Department for International Trade.
Barking Gecko Theatre Company is Western Australia's leading professional theatre company for young people and their families
- Arts:Performing Arts
Barking Gecko Theatre Company is Western Australia's leading professional theatre company for young people and their families. Since 1991, Barking Gecko has earned an international reputation for excellence and innovation, and has delighted audiences throughout Australia, Canada, Korea, Mexico, Singapore and USA.
Barking Gecko creates live performances for audiences aged 5 plus. Barking Gecko Theatre Company is committed to building an internationally recognised, vigorous, bold and contemporary theatre company for young people. We create theatre that engages with young people's worldview and the electrifying energy of their era; theatre that connects to their vulnerabilities, loves, hates and dreams for the future.
Barking Gecko works in an open culture of exploration aiming to redefine what theatre for young people can be. Our ambition is to create work that is extraordinary, exhilarating and relevant - theatrical experiences for both young and old that build a tolerance and engagement between generations and infuse the audiences with a yearning and appreciation for performing arts.
Barking Gecko will be experimenting with new ways to respond, engage and challenge our young audiences. We tell stories that are influenced by our base in Western Australia, but contain universal themes that resonate on a global level and place everyone sharing the theatre space on equal ground regardless of race, gender or age. We choose stories that celebrate the depth of the human experience and don't shy away from the bigger issues. We seek to test the elasticity of our artistic practice and explore new ways of story-telling by working with the best creative teams from a wide range of performing arts disciplines: text, dance, multi-media, live music, design, lighting and sound.
Welcome to the City of Fremantle Symphony Orchestra – a community orchestra and one of Perth’s most vibrant community groups.
- Arts:Performing Arts
The orchestra is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of music in the cultural life of Perth. With a regular membership of about 60 amateur musicians we present about 4 concerts each year including a subscription series of concerts at the Fremantle Town Hall and performances in other venues around Perth. In past years the orchestra has toured to Albany, Busselton and Margaret River.
The group originated in 1961 with the formation of the Melville Orchestral Society, which became the Melville Symphony Orchestra. In 1981 the orchestra became the Nedlands Symphony Orchestra. In 1993 the orchestra took on its current name.
A media group for young adults to gain experience needed for a career in arts and media.
The Colosoul Group Inc. begun in 2005 as a response to the growing need for hands on youth participation within the arts and media industry. With the difficulty of attaining the right skills due to the lack of mentorship available Colosoul opened its doors to youths from the ages of 13-25 years old. Colosoul over the years has helped hundreds of youths to find a pathway that best suits the individual giving them guidance, encouraging self confidence and empowering them.
For 18-25 year olds who are wanting to build up their portfolios and expand their skills development through hands-on practical experience and is especially designed for those 18-25 year olds who are looking at studies, currently studying, or who have graduated. It is a known fact that it can be almost impossible to get a job in the area that you have studied if you do not have the necessary experience required. As a young person tries to find a job in their chosen field of study realises that opportunities are extremely limited due to their extremely limited experience, they experience a lot of distress, low self-esteem and depression. The L.I.C.K. program is designed to give the mentee as much practical hands-on experience in their chosen field to greatly increase their skills, and therefore, their chances of future employment.
G.A.P - Got Absolute Potential
For 13-17 year olds who don’t cope within the normal education system and are needing one-on-one mentoring. This guidance and support is designed to help them decide what they might like to do and gives them the opportunity to explore their creativity in a positive environment. The GAP Program is a hands-on, intensive mentoring program targeted at youths between the ages of 13 and 18 who are struggling with the normal schooling system. This may be due to their learning style, i.e. being kinaesthetic-tactile learners (those who learn through activity), rather than auditory/visual learners, or disengagement from the community. GAP’s aim is to give these young people a positive, constructive and creative environment in which to find their passion and direction, re-engage with the community, and learn in a style/at a pace which they find easy to cope with. Participants in the GAP Program have the opportunity to receive mentoring in a wide range of creative industries, including fashion design, fashion, hair & make-up styling, graphic design, photography, creative writing, retail, reception/HR, art curating, music production, film production, events management, and small-business management. Each participant is assigned a mentor, a member of the Colosoul Group team who will guide and support them in achieving their goals, and discuss with them what they are interested in and feel comfortable with and set tasks/deadlines accordingly. Regular workshops are held, and there is also the opportunity to attain a nationally recognised diplomas through our educational provider ACAS, or a certificate of recognition. By participating in GAP, are able to build up their portfolio in creative industries which it may otherwise be difficult to gain professional experience in.
A sub program of G.A.P focused on empowerment of Indigenous Youth and reconciliation. The program is tailored for each individual and facilitated by the embracement of the Whadjuk Nyoongar culture and language. Colosoul has a strong focus on the empowerment of Indigenous young people and reconciliation within Colosoul’s GAP Mentorship Program. Services are provided on a case-by-case basis and are tailored to individual needs. Colosoul’s GAP Program is facilitated by the embracement of the Whadjuk Nyoongar culture and language. All participants are taught to speak Whadjuk Nyoongar, and cultural workshops will be held. This provides the cultural safety essential to the success of Indigenous participants, and also enlightens and broadens the horizons of the non-Indigenous participants.
Founded in 1965, Diabetes WA is the peak body and voice of diabetes in Western Australia.
- Charity:Education & Training,Fundraising,Mental Health
Our vision, Freedom from Diabetes, captures the focus of what we do: to minimise the impact of diabetes in Western Australia. We strive to achieve this by:
- Providing diabetes-related products to the Western Australian community to help people manage the condition. (To browse the online shop click here).
- Providing a range of support and education services to make living with diabetes easier.
- Offering programs that inform the community about the ways of safeguarding against or reducing the impact of diabetes, including type 2 diabetes prevention initiatives.
- Providing resources and information for health professionals.
- Advocating on behalf of people with diabetes to eliminate unfair practices and stigma.
- Representing a membership base of over 12,000 people affected by, or at risk of, diabetes.
- Raising vital funds to support research and programs.
- Supplying information and advice to anyone wanting to know more about diabetes.
This important work cannot be achieved alone. It is through the generosity and support of the WA community that we are able to ensure this work is delivered and sustained for the future.
A commitment to improving the quality of life of people with ear, balance and associated disorders.
- Charity:Disabilities,Education & Training
The team at the Ear Science Institute Australia (ESIA) is dedicated to improving ear and hearing outcomes through education and translational research (bed-to-bench-to-bed) that is multi-disciplinary in nature.
We are uniquely placed to provide evidence based service excellence when addressing hearing loss issues.
We draw on:
- Our mandate in research, education and training
- A dedicated team of experts
- National and international networks
Skills from many fields including otolaryngology, audiology, engineering, computer science and molecular and cellular sciences.
HWWA collaborates with WA companies to increase the number of adults with a healthy BMI, consumption of fruit & veg, 30 minutes of physical activity & a reduction in smoking & alcohol.
Through workers health and wellness training, we assist you with the planning and implementation of successful wellbeing programs for your workplace. Learn more.
A place to help inspire people to play music.
- Charity:Food,Information & Referral,Local Community,Sport & Recreation
Whether you’re an amateur or a professional dancer who wants to learn more about this beautiful craft, Juan Rando Dance Academy is the ideal dance school for you.
Visit our Subiaco dance studio today to see why the people of Perth choose us to learn the art of dance!
J.R.D.A. Courses $135 for 6 weeks. Level 1 includes a 50% discount off private lessons + 50% discount off one of our social dancing nights. Complementary Practica in many dance styles at 8:30pm.
Salsa Cuban (Rueda De Casino)
Salsa New York Style (Linear)
Samba De Gafieira
Samba No Pe
West Coast Swing
Founded in 1968, Kidney Health Australia is a not for profit organization whose focus is to promote good kidney health through education, advocacy and research. Kidney Health Australia develops initiatives to save and improve the lives of Australians affected by kidney disease.
OUR MISSION, VISION AND VALUES
KIDNEY HEALTH AUSTRALIA - EDUCATION, ADVOCACY, RESEARCH AND SUPPORT
Kidney Health Australia was first incorporated on 9 August 1968 as a non-profit organisation which has served the kidney community of Australia for well over 40 years. Kidney Health Australia's mission, vision and values are at the core of how we conduct our business and form the foundation for our future direction.
To promote good kidney health through education, advocacy, research and support.
To save and improve the lives of Australians affected by kidney disease.
Commitment to excellence
Commitment to ‘making a difference'
Kidney Health Australia is a not for profit organization whose focus is to improve kidney health outcomes leading to substantial improvements to the quality of life for people with kidney and urinary tract diseases, their families and carers, as well as developing initiatives that reduce the incidence of kidney disease in the Australian community.
Kidney Health Australia has given a long term commitment to families and children affected by kidney disease, but the biggest challenge remains for us to reach those two million Australians who do not know they have early kidney damage.
Fast Facts on CKD
Kidney disease has no warning signs which means that a person can lose up to 90% of their kidney function before they realise they are sick. It is for that reason that kidney disease is referred to as ‘the silent killer'. Kidney Health Australia works tirelessly to make a noise about this 'silent' disease' which claims many lives every day in Australia. Refer to Fast Facts on CKD for statistics.
Lords in Subi is the fun and relaxed gym for people of all ages, offering indoor sports, a heated swimming pool, tennis courts, community sports and fitness classes. Have a look at our virtual tour!
Meals on Wheels is a name familiar to Australians and is at the heart of many communities. It represents helping hands, teamwork and looking out for each other.
From its inception nearly 60 years ago, Meals on Wheels has grown to become a driving force of care in the community. The delivery of nutritious and affordable meals, together with regular contact and social interaction contributes significantly towards the clients’ wellbeing and independence.
Across Western Australia Meals on Wheels has around 90 Service providers, throughout the Metropolitan, rural and remote regions. Each year in Western Australia close to 930,000 meals are provided to approximately 10,000 clients in their own homes and through dine-in services provided by Community Care Centres.
The majority of clients receiving a Meals on Wheels service are aged between 50 years to 90 plus, however meals on wheels also provides nutritious meals to younger people suffering from disabilities. Every weekday, a whole host of volunteers offer their time to help cook, and prepare, delicious, and healthy 3 course meals which include entrée, main and desert, while keeping in mind the special dietary requirements of many individuals. These meals are then delivered by volunteers directly to each client.
The changing face of Meals on Wheels reflects how the organisation is responding and adapting to the changing face of the community. While the tradition and values of Meals on Wheels remain true to it’s origins, there is a renewed focus on the attributes of a Meals on Wheels service being ‘more than just a meal’. It is the relationship between Meals on Wheels staff and volunteers that assist the client to feel connected and supported by their community, with the trust and rapport built with the client often being a catalyst for linking clients into other services they require to support their goal of remaining in their home. All of these attributes contribute positively to the clients sense of wellness.
The mission of Momentum Forum is to create awareness of worthy causes via social and business networking
- Charity:Fundraising,Health,Mental Health
Momentum Forum Events
Momentum Forum is a marketing and networking organisation with a strong charity component. Momentum's celebrated functions provide an opportunity for corporate and social networking and introduce guest speakers from all walks of life.
Momentum Forum hosts four signature, annual events each year including:
International Woman's Day Luncheon supporting in support of women's rights- Momentum Forum presents Most Inspiring Woman of the Year.
JDL Men in Black Ball in support of Men's Mental Health- Momentum Forum presents Most Inspiring Man of the Year.
Brian Gardner Pink Ribbon Ball for breast cancer research proudly supporting National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Melbourne Cup Luncheon for Canteen.
As the main fundraising body for Princess Margaret Hospital for Children in Perth, Western Australia, PMH Foundation is driven by the belief that all children and adolescents deserve a healthy life.
- Type:DGR 1 Status
- Charity:Mental Health
It is committed to working in partnership with citizens marginalised by mainstream society to enable them to overcome their disadvantage, improve the quality of their lives, enhance their spirit and participate more fully in the community.
- Charity:Employment & Training,Local Community,Mental Health,Education & Training
Ruah aims to empower vulnerable and disadvantaged people to create meaningful change in their lives through the provision of quality support services in the areas of housing and homelessness, family and domestic violence, and mental health. Ruah’s vision is to build flourishing communities through active participation and wellbeing of people with complex needs.
The St John of God Foundation was established in 1994 by the Sisters of St John of God to ensure the Sisters could continue their very important work.
- Charity:Housing & Homeless,Local Community,Youth Welfare,Fundraising
- Type:DGR 1 Status
To live and proclaim the healing touch of God’s love where we invite people to discover the richness and fullness of their lives, give them a reason to hope and a greater sense of their own dignity.
To continue the healing mission of Jesus Christ through the provision of health care services that promote life to the full by enhancing the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual dimensions of being human.
In February 2010, the Foundation was integrated into St John of God Health Care to continue to raise funds to improve the health and wellbeing of the community, and particularly people experiencing disadvantage.
The Subiaco Petanque Club is sporting/recreational and social club open all year round to any age and anyone interested in learning the French game of Petanque. Members of all ages are welcome.
- Local Clubs:Sports
- Charity:Sport & Recreation
- Sports:Local Clubs
For almost the past twenty years the Subiaco Petanque Club has been based at the Pavilion which is situated on the Nicholson Reserve. We are a sporting/recreational and social club open all year round to any age and anyone interested in learning the game of Petanque.
During this time the venue has become the central point for Petanque in WA. At present the building and pitches (pistes) are being used on a regular basis by our club which has 80 full members and 20 associates on a weekly basis. It is also home to Junior Petanque and Maison de France clubs which are both members of Petanque WA. Please note Petanque is not a seasonal sport but is played all year round and so the venue is in use for 52 weeks in the year. On special days in the calendar e.g. Foundation and Australian Day members often hold picnic meetings at the club. Ours is a sporting and recreational club open to members of all ages which because of its low impact nature is of particular interest to people who are in their senior years.
UDIA is the peak membership organisation representing all aspects of the property development industry in Western Australia.
We are the leading voice on property development in WA and work collaboratively with government and other industry bodies to represent our members and achieve a policy environment that enables the world’s best practice in property development in our state.
UDIA promotes excellence and innovation in the creation of sustainable communities. We educate stakeholders about the value of city and town creation.
Our work is based on quality research and knowledge, the institute addresses a range of policy issues and produces expert market commentary and information.
Our members operate in metropolitan and regional areas and work in all aspects of urban development including land, built form and infrastructure across residential, commercial and mixed uses.
The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is the caretaker of football throughout the State and is responsible for the overall development of the game.
- Local Clubs:Social Club
The WAFC’s role includes ownership of the State’s two AFL teams – the West Coast Eagles and Fremantle Football Club, guiding the West Australian Football League (WAFL), overseeing community football, managing umpiring, and driving participation through game development and the talent pathway.
The WAFC is a not for profit sports association. It is incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act and governed by a voluntary Board of Commissioners that oversees the operation of all football activities throughout the State. The WAFC features more than 100 employees spread across the State.
The WAFC plays an important role in funding the ongoing development of football via our affiliates, schools, competitions and academies across all WA communities. This ensures that football is the best resourced sporting code in the State and can have the most active role in building better communities through various development programs.
The rich history of football in the community of Western Australia stretches back to 1885. Today it is the most popular sporting code in the state with 105,000 club participants, of which from Auskick to Seniors, 7% identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
This results in a significant social benefit and the creation of better communities through the active promotion of the sport and its associated values of teamwork, responsibility, respect, leadership, commitment and community participation.
While many of these benefits have long been the result of our activities, the West Australian Football Commission has both harnessed and harvested those activities delivering these benefits, and used the understanding to develop the most comprehensive community benefits programs in Australia.
The WAFC runs and supports:
- The WAFL competition
- The WAFL Colts competition and supporting talent pathway
- State talent academies for males and females
- The umpiring talent pathway
- School competitions and the AFL School Ambassador program
- Multicultural engagement programs
- Indigenous engagement programs including the Nicky Winmar and Kirby Bentley carnivals
- Auskick, junior and youth football
- All community competitions through our affiliated leagues
- Tribunals, governance and integrity programs
- Community facility funding
- Coaching, umpiring and volunteer accreditation and development
The West Australian Football League (WAFL) is an Australian rules football league based in Perth, Western Australia.
The competition is governed by the West Australian Football Commission, and based at Subiaco Oval.
The West Coast Eagles have been actively supporting the WA community since the club’s inception in 1986.
Recognising the club’s position as a social and community leader, we are constantly striving to increase the ways we can positively contribute to our state.
From helping to develop and grow our national game, improving educational and social outcomes among our youth or raising much-needed funds for local charities, the West Coast Eagles is committed to giving back to the WA community.
Our community strategy is divided in to four key areas: charitable partnerships, grassroots football, schools and education and diversity programs.
WSBA is a not-for-profit, member-driven organisation that connects and represents business people across the western suburbs of Perth and beyond.
- Industry & Politics:Business
Based in Perth, Yirra Yaakin [Yir-raarh Yaarh-kin] exists to share Aboriginal stories. Established in 1993, our stories have reached 13 countries in five continents and won awards for our theatre, governance and our partnerships, including a prestigious Sidney Myer Award for its record of facilitating Indigenous artistic programmes.
- Local Clubs:Aboriginal,Arts
- Arts:Performing Arts,Aboriginal
Yirra Yaakin, which means “Stand Tall” in Noongar language, has been producing and presenting an annual program of new Indigenous theatre and maintained a strong focus on education and youth programs since it’s inception.
More than 15 original youth-focused productions have been developed in that time, undertaking scores of residencies and workshops across WA.
The company has commissioned and premiered over 50 new theatre works. These include major Festival presentations such as WALTZING THE WILARRA, ONE DAY IN 67, ALIWAH, WINDMILL BABY and CRUEL WILD WOMAN. Contributing writers have included Dallas Winmar, Mitch Torres, David Milroy, Sally Morgan and Jim Holland.
The company is committed to producing and presenting a mixture of contemporary and classic Indigenous theatre, balanced with our existing community service and education programs.