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Oz Business Arts Foundation Awards Finalists


21 July 2003 at 1:07 pm
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New companies, niche organisations, and local initiatives are among those selected as finalists in the 2003 AbaF Awards.

Staff Reporter | 21 July 2003 at 1:07 pm


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Oz Business Arts Foundation Awards Finalists
21 July 2003 at 1:07 pm

New companies, niche organisations, and local initiatives are among those selected as finalists in the 2003 AbaF Awards.

Finalists include Gatecrasher Advertising and the new Western Australian Maritime Museum, a group of traders from Melbourne¡¦s suburban Toorak Village, the re-branded South Australian retailer Harris Scarfe and the recently-founded performance company for children, Windmill Performing Arts.

The list of finalists also contains familiar names ¡V such as Qantas and the Sydney Dance Company, BHP Billiton and Musica Viva.

New South Wales and Western Australia lead the number of finalists with seven, followed by Victoria with six. South Australia has three, and Queensland, Tasmania and the ACT one each.

The judges, chaired by businessman James Strong, the Chairman of the Australia Business Arts Foundation, agree that both the quality and quantity of the nominations received ¡V a total of 122 across all categories ¡V were significantly higher than in previous years.

James Strong says it’s clear that business and the arts are embracing partnerships with a clear view of their strategic advantage, and developing exciting opportunities.

Strong says that although the awards are looking for stand out partnerships, it is worth remembering that every entrant is a sponsorship of great benefit to the organisations involved.

The finalists in the 2003 AbaF Awards Community Award are:
„X Macpherson & Kelley Law Firm, Heritage Hill Museum and Chisholm TAFE
„X Rio Tinto WA Future Fund, Wesfarmers Arts and Craftwest Centre for Contemporary Craft and Design
„X Woodside Energy and Awesome Arts
Highly Commended: Telstra and Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

The winners in all the categories of the AbaF Awards, and the overall winner of the 2003 Partnership of the Year, will be announced by the Prime Minister, Mr Howard in Sydney on 7 August.



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