NEWS

CEO’s Report – June 2021

Friday, 4 June 2021

Dear Members, One of the outcomes of the global Covid-19 pandemic has been the need for organisations to cast a critical eye over their business to identify opportunities for cost savings as well as responsible and better ways of doing business. At Canterbury this has meant reviewing all aspects of our operation to ensure that

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Ultimate Footy Experience Winner

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Congratulations Fitsum Tewolde, you and 4 friends have won the Ultimate Footy Experience.

MEET BILLY

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

This month we caught up with Billy to ask him a few questions about his time at Canterbury and his passion for photography as a hobby. 1. What are some of your responsibilities as the Gaming Manager? I assist in overseeing the Gaming operation which includes a variety of responsibilities such as managing the gaming

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NEW FAMILY DINING ROOM A BOON FOR PARENTS AT TRESILLIAN

Monday, 10 May 2021

Parents accessing expert parenting help from Tresillian are now dining in more comfortable surroundings after a joint funding venture between Canterbury League Club, Tresillian and NSW Ministry of Health saw the complete renovation of their dining room. “The Tresillian Residential Centre at Canterbury Hospital is over 30 years old and the dining and kitchen area

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VALE, BARRY ‘PUNCHY’ NELSON

Monday, 3 May 2021

Canterbury are deeply saddened by the passing of Dual Life Member Barry Nelson at the age of 89. Barry was an enormous part of the Bulldogs family. Joining Canterbury in 1950 as a second rower, Barry played in 61 First Grade matches between 1954 and 1961. In addition, he played one game for NSW in

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Panda Warmer helping newborns at Canterbury Hospital

Monday, 19 April 2021

The maternity operating suite at Canterbury Hospital has recently received its first state-of-the-art Panda Warmer to help critically ill newborns thanks to a $25,000 donation from Canterbury League Club. The Panda Neonatal Resuscitaire Unit is a special examination bed for babies which includes a warmer, monitoring devices and an in-built resuscitation system to care for

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MARKING THE END OF AN ERA: THANK YOU TURVEY!

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

It has been 33 years since he last played but the passion for rugby league still burns bright in the eyes of Bulldogs Legend Steve ‘Turvey’ Mortimer OAM, who recently retired from the League Club Board bringing to an end one of the greatest rugby league playing and administrative careers. He vividly recalls playing in

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Say hello to Susan Vu from The Lakemba Club

Sunday, 28 March 2021

Susan Vu is one of the most cheerful people that you’ll ever meet – she always has a ready smile and a quick laugh for all! Susan started her training at Canterbury League Club almost 18 years ago in June 2002 before switching to work exclusively at The Lakemba Club as a Gaming Attendant –

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POWERING SURGERIES TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Monday, 15 March 2021

A $24,000 donation from Canterbury League Club to purchase an Integrated Power Console (IPC) system has gone a long way to improving the experience of children having ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery at Canterbury Hospital. The IPC is a specialised surgical tool that helps remove soft and hard tissue, and bone during surgery in

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Scooter brings new lease on life

Monday, 15 February 2021

Long-time Belmore local, Ray Aboud, has been recently rocking the wheels of his new mobility scooter courtesy of a $6,000 donation from Canterbury League Club which helped purchased that and a wheelchair. Last year, Ray lost his right leg after doctors had to amputate it below the knee due to blockages in the veins of

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