Achieving great things at Business After Hours – Review

Tony Abboud addressing members and guestsAchieve Australia hosted around 55 members and guests at our August Business After Hours, and gave an overview of the various parts of its business and how it helps both people with disability and businesses. See the full presentation here: Presentation by Achieve Australia.pdf

The event was held at the historic Araluen facility in Epping.

Business of the Month draw was won by Business Assistant – Shirley Harris.

1st lucky door prize was won by David Gennusa from Snowden Parkes – 6hrs of supported labour from Achieve Australia.

2nd Lucky door prize was won by Leon Harris of Harris Crime Preventive Services – Petersons Wine donated by Achieve Australia.

New members

Tony Abboud with new members Leon, Shirley and Greg

We welcomed the following new members on the night:

Business Assistant – Shirley Harris

Harris Crime Preventive Services – Leon Harris

Choice Home Loans Ryde – Greg Davie

Who was there


  • Clr Craig Chung, City of Sydney
  • The Hon Victor Dominello MP, Member for Ryde

Chamber Presidents:

  • Stefan Sojka, Ryde Macquarie Park Chamber of Commerce
  • Tony Hackett – Epping Chamber of Commerce
  • David Hill – Parramatta Chamber of Commerce

Level 1 members:

  • Stephen Lowndes – Royal Rehab

Level 2 members:

  • Snowden Parkes Estate Agents
  • Laboratories Credit Union

Who spoke at the event

  • Tony Abboud, President RBF
  • Stefan Sojka, President Ryde Macquarie Park Chamber of Commerce
  • Tony Hackett, President Epping Chamber of Commerce
  • David Hill, President Parramatta Chamber of Commerce
  • Andrew Cairns of Arthritis NSW
  • Daniel Kyriacou, Strategy and Business Development Executive, Achieve Australia

Photos from the night are available on our Facebook album. Thanks to Andrew Hill of STARStv of taking photos at the event.