Whether through providing legal assistance or financial support to worthy causes or encouraging staff to be part of one of the many community projects and industry associations we support each year, we are proud to add value to the broader community and to make a positive difference to the lives of others.
Community and Sponsorships
PACIFIC LAW ENJOYS PLAYING AN ACTIVE ROLE IN OUR COMMUNITY
Pacific Law is an active sponsor of the following important industry organisations.
The Sunshine Coast Business Womens’ Network connect and inspire dynamic women. Through a number of programs and initiatives, this organisation contributes to the personal and professional development of women on the Sunshine Coast.
Pacific Law sponsors an award for the annual Faculty of Arts, Business and Law Awards in the subject of Property Law and believes in fostering the development of the next generation of lawyers.
Generation Innovation (GI) is a challenge for 15 to 25 year olds on the Sunshine Coast to start their own businesses. It is a free, innovation driven program that connects budding young entrepreneurs with the marketplace in a way never seen before. Each year, a talented group of entrepreneurs between the ages of 15 and 25 is selected into the program and are given the skills, training and business connections required to begin building their dream business concept.
Charities and community groups
We are also proud to support various charities and community groups. The following list provides an overview of some of the worthy causes we have chosen to support this year:
The Compass Institute Inc. is an award winning Sunshine Coast based Charity dedicated to providing support for people with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Pacific Law is proud to support Compass.
Coast2Bay Housing Group is an independent, not-for-profit company committed to providing affordable, safe and appropriate homes to individuals and families.
SunnyKids provides thousands of nights of emergency accommodation, domestic violence & referral counselling, partnering with health, education and child protection agencies to keep kids safe.
Congratulations to the 2023 SCBWN award recipients!
THE AWARDS ARE HELD ANNUALLY TO RECOGNISE THE WOMEN BEHIND THE BUSINESS ON THE SUNSHINE COAST.
The Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network Awards is noted for its professionalism and recognised as one of the most respected Award events on the Sunshine Coast.
Many of the past winners have gone on to become finalists of, and even as far as to win the State and National Telstra Business Awards.
THE AWARD WINNERS FOR 2023 ARE:
Sustainable Business Woman of the Year – Jacqui Atique, ECOllaboration – sponsored by Sunshine Coast Council
Micro Small Business Woman of the Year – Beth O’Leary, Woombye Cheese Company – sponsored by University of the Sunshine Coast
Corporate Business Woman of the Year – Angela Tondelstrand, Catton & Tondelstrand Lawyers – sponsored by BOQ Maroochydore
Young Business Woman of the Year – Josie Collins, Helimods – sponsored by Home Care Assistance Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay
Professional Business Woman of the Year – Anna Owen, Sunshine Coast Grammar School – sponsored by Pacific Motor Group
Outstanding Business Woman of the Year – Renee Cooper, Indepth Accounting
sponsored by Pacific Law
Leagle eagle student soaring high
The University of the Sunshine Coast hosted it’s Student Academic Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 26th April 2023, where remarkable students were awarded for showing exceptional promise in their field of Arts, Business and Law.
Alishia Ballintine was awarded the Pacific Law Property Law Prize for the highest achieving student in LAW205 Property A and LAW206 Property B (Overall combined academic results).
Eco friendly idea for change
Congratulations to the 2023 Generation Innovation winner, Liv Gilchrist.
Liv has started a business with her idea of Ocean Ears Noosa, Eco friendly earrings, handcrafted from micro plastics found on Sunshine Beach.