Cossack Art Awards - Family Day | Wickham Wolves Football Club | Burrup Mountain Bike Club
Being an active participant in the Pilbara community is a commitment ATCO Power Australia and its employees have embraced since operations at the company’s 86MW power generation station began in 2010. Since that time ATCO Power Australia has partnered with the City of Karratha to support the Cossack Art Awards Family Day and in 2015 extended its sponsorships in the region to include the Wickham Wolves Football Club and Burrup Mountain Bike Club.
These partnerships underscore ATCO’s long-term commitment to the Western Australian community. It reflects the community commitment that ATCO Group has established in Canada and around the world. ATCO has a long history of being an active corporate citizen in the communities where we live and work.
To seek support from ATCO Power Australia for an event or project you should familiarise yourself with ATCO Australia's Sponsorship & Donation Guidelines prior to completing a Request form. Only applications received via the official form will be considered for support. Find out more.
Cossack Art Awards - Family Day
ATCO Power Australia is pleased to partner nationally acclaimed regional art festival, the Cossack Art Awards, through support the event’s Family Day. The Family Day marks the opening of the Cossack Art Awards and attracts residents from throughout the Pilbara as well as growing numbers of visitors to the region.
The Cossack Family Day showcases the talents and creativity of the community, with market stalls and live entertainment for the whole family. It provides an opportunity for the Pilbara community to enjoy music, community togetherness and creativity while enjoying the art on display by nationally acclaimed professionals, as well as up and coming artists from across the country.
Since 2013, ATCO Power Australia employees have organised and run a sausage sizzle at the Cossack Family Day where all funds raised are donated to charities and not for profit organisations assisting the Karratha and Pilbara community.
ATCO Power Australia charity support BBQ at the Cossack Family Day
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Wickham Wolves Football Club
Representing the Pilbara communities of Wickham, Roebourne and Point Samson, the Wickham Wolves play in the amateur, but very competitive, North Pilbara Football League. The club provides a pathway for young footballers in the region to take part in sport and interact with members of their local community. ATCO Power Australia’s partnership has assisted the renovation of the club rooms as well as the purchase of equipment and clothing for juniors, through to the senior league team. Find out more about the Wickham Wolves and the North Pilbara Football League.
Wickham Wolves League team display the ATCO Power Australia logo on their 2015 playing jumpers
Burrup Mountain Bike Club
Offering the Karratha and surrounding communities a range of activities from understanding the basics to competitive races, the Burrup Mountain Bike Club is passionate about bringing the sport of mountain biking to all ages in the region. Through ATCO Power Australia’s partnership, interactive clinics were held across three days in June providing all skill levels the opportunity to learn and have fun. More than 60 eager youngsters took part in the Dirtmasters session for 5 – 12 year olds at the Karratha Leisureplex Oval on a balmy Friday evening, while a variety of other sessions were held across the weekend at the club’s Dirtmaster circuit located in the hills just outside of Karratha. Find out more about the Burrup Mountain Bike Club.
Left hand: Karratha kids take part in the Dirtmasters Skills clinicRight hand: Riders ready for action at the Dirtmaster circuit in the hills of Karratha
ATCO Power Australia's partnerships with the Wickham Wolves and Burrup Mountain Bike Club is in keeping with ATCO’s support of programs to help promote active and healthy lifestyle options in the communities where it operates. Read more about our partnership focus areas...
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