Australian Parliament Sports Club

Charity

The Australia Parliament Sports Club is a longstanding supporter of multiple charities, both in Australia and Internationally. In the past the club has supported Ovarian Cancer AustraliaThe Bradman Foundation,Lords TavernersLions ClubRotary InternationalThe Children's Hospital at WestmeadSpecial Olympics AustraliaSt Vincent de Paul SocietyBeyond BlueAustralian Red CrossStarlight Children's Foundation AustraliaSt. John Ambulance AustraliaDeafness Council WAPam McLean Cancer Communications CentreCerebral Palsy TasmaniaThe Sydney Story Factory, Duke of Edinburgh International Award, Netball Foundation Confident Girls Program and the Hillier Family among others. 

The club donated $15,000 in support of Teal Ribbon Day (Ovarian Cancer Australia) on the occasion of the Sportswomen's Ball.

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The 2012 Parliamentary Owls vs. National Press Gallery Netball match was held in support of the Sydney Story Factory, a not-for-profit creative writing centre for young people based in Redfern, Sydney. The ASPC donated $3,500.

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In 2011 part of the ASPC's charitable efforts went toward supporting the Queensland and Victorian Flood Relief Appeal, raising over $20,000 in donations from Corporate sponsors and fundraisers.

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Wayne Wendt, member for Ipswich West, presenting donation to the Queensland Flood Appeal

Please accept my thanks for the kind donation of Virgin Australia flights for victims of Queensland's recent disasters. The care and compassion of the Australian Parliamentary Sports Club are much appreciated!

- Personal note of thanks from the Former Queensland Premier, Anna Bligh

The Hon Robert McClelland, Member for Barton, along with Andy Turnbull of Sports Hydrant, Simon Edwards of Microsoft Australia, and Jacquie Roberts of Virgin Australia, present a cheque for $10,000 to Murray McCully NZ Minister of Foreign Affairs and NZ High Commissioner His Excellency Martyn Dunne in aid of the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.

- Rugby Dinner 2011