ADSS Charity Race Day 2018

The ADSS Charity Race Day held on Wednesday 19 September was again a great success. About 600 people attended to enjoy a flutter on the horses, a cold beverage, great food. top misuc from the band Chisel Revived, a quality memorabilia auction, the drawing of the ‘trailer’ raffle, fashions on the field, lolly bar, photo and frivolous games hosted by our MC Mark Forbes.

This event contributes approximately 20% of the society’s annual funding and supports our work to provide assistance to sufferers of asbestos related disease (and their families and/or carers), undertake asbestos awareness activities in the wider community and lobby all levels of government on asbestos related matters.

Special thanks

A big thank you to all the sponsors, attendees and volunteers for their contribution in making the day a success. A special thank you to the following companies for their help, support and assistance:

  • CFMEU – Mining & Energy Division
  • CFMEU – Construction & General QLD/NT Branch
  • CBUS
  • ETU
  • Turner Freeman Lawyers
  • Queensland Council of Unions
  • United Voice Queensland
  • BERT / CIP
  • Creative Safety Industries
  • Total Tools
  • FTF Pty Ltd
  • Gordon Legal

Photos from the day


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