• Koala Hospital
  • Look Good Feel Better
  • Reap Food Rescue

Community Activity

The Observatory believes it is important to support our local area, embracing and working as an integral member of our community.

To give effect to this goal, sponsoring and supporting local charitable endeavours, artistic and sports-tourism events and employment opportunities is a priority in our annual calendar.

Among those we have supported in the past year are:



  • REAP, Port Macquarie’s Regional Oz Harvest
  • Port Macquarie Koala Hospital
  • Look Good Feel Better – supporting cancer patients
  • Landcare, Port Macquarie
  • Starlight Children’s Foundation Australia
  • Bravehearts Foundation
  • McHappy Day
  • Motor Neurone Australia
  • International Women’s Day
  • Armidale Drought Race day
  • Port Macquarie Sea Rescue & Fire Brigade
  • ALF Charity Golf Day
  • Heart Support Australia
  • Cystic Fibrosis, Charity Golf Day
  • Hastings Celebrity Dance for Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Illawarra Cancer Council
  • Cornelia De Lange Syndrome Foundation
  • Hope Shop, Masquerade Ball
  • Sawtell Rotary Club
  • Dementia Respite Centre
  • Girl’s Night In
  • Westpac Rescue Helicopter
  • Garvan Research Foundation

Sporting & Special Interest Sponsorships

  • Australian Ironman, Port Macquarie
  • Port Macquarie Tennis Club
  • The Golden Lure Fishing Competition
  • Australian Touch Football
  • HVGS Rugby Fundraiser
  • Port Motor Mania

Arts, Business & Education

  • Hello Koala’s Sculpture Project
  • The Observatory Astronomical Society
  • Camden Haven Music Festival
  • Hastings Education
  • NSW Business Chamber
  • Employee of the Year Awards, Port News