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Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club and Community TAB to fundraise for Variety – The Children’s Charity WA

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Racing Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for Variety – The Children’s Charity WA at their race day on Sunday, 25 July.  Community TAB will be matching funds raised on the day for the charity up to $5000.  Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club CEO Brett Snell said the annual fundraising race day had traditionally been an integral part of their community work and among the most successful fundraising events throughout the […]

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Animals to stay SAFE with help from the Nor West Jockey Club and Community TAB

A Pilbara animal rescue centre will cash in thanks to a Nor West Jockey Club and Community TAB partnership at the annual Roebourne Cup on Saturday, 24 July.  Community TAB will match funds raised on the day for the Saving Animals From Euthanasia (SAFE) rescue centre in Karratha, up to $2000.  The race club will kick off the fundraising by donating 50 cents from every general admission ticket purchased and will have donation tins throughout the course […]

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New website supports animal care and wellbeing

Animal welfare is the central focus of a new website announced by Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today. Animal Welfare Manager Dr Anna Smet said the website weareanimalpeople.com.au was a declaration of RWWA’s commitment to the care and wellbeing of racing animals throughout their lives. “The We Are Animal People website is vital to […]

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Power to transform the lives of humans and horses

Competitors at the 2021 Community TAB HorsePower Australia Winter Family Fun Day held on Friday 9 July, showed there can be surprisingly little difference between a racehorse and a therapy horse. Held at HorsePower’s Collie centre, few people watching Little Red and Kenny gently carry riders of various abilities through the fun day activities would […]

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Inspirational Aboriginal jockey hopes others will Roz up and join her

Like everyone in the racing world, the Bynder family like to be first. The late Ascot racing identity Rod Bynder was Western Australia’s first Aboriginal trainer and first to win a Group One race. His daughter Roz was the first Aboriginal woman in the state to become a jockey. Reflecting on NAIDOC Week 2021, Roz […]

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Upper Great Southern Hockey Association Awarded Community TAB Sports Grant

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Community TAB has awarded Upper Great Southern Hockey Association with a $2,000 sports grant. The club will use the grant towards commencing a new program called the Wheatbelt Hockey Development Program and the relevant equipment needed to support this. Upper Great Southern Hockey Association Development Officer Rodney Johnson said […]

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Margaret River Basketball Association Awarded Community TAB Sports Grant

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Community TAB has awarded Margaret River Basketball Association with a $1,000 sports grant. The club used the grant towards equipment and uniforms to help keep the overall player registration fees to a minimum. Margaret River Basketball Association President Kellene Harvey said it means a great deal to be awarded the […]

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Albany Racing Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local Albany Not-For-Profit Groups

Albany Racing Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for the Albany Returned and Services League Western Australia (RSLWA), 10th Light Horse Troop, and Legacy Albany, at their Anzac Day weekend races on Monday 26 April. Community TAB will be matching funds raised on the day for the groups up to $5,000. […]

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Kalgoorlie District Pony Club Awarded Community TAB Sports Grant

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Community TAB has awarded Kalgoorlie District Pony Club with a $2,000 sports grant. The club will use the grant towards engaging an accredited coach for their monthly rallies to further develop the riding abilities, skills and knowledge of their riders. Kalgoorlie District Pony Club President Leah Cook said the […]

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Byford Bowling Club Awarded Community TAB Sports Grant

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Community TAB has awarded Byford Bowling Club with a $2,000 sports grant. The club will use the grant towards engaging a dedicated coach to deliver development programs for schools and community organisations. Byford Bowling Club President Alan Walters said the grant will allow the club to continue to engage […]

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Pinjarra Race Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local Football and Netball Club

Pinjarra Race Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for the Pinjarra Football and Netball Club at the annual Pinjarra Cup on Sunday 11 April. Community TAB will be matching funds raised on the day for the Football and Netball Club up to $5,000. Pinjarra Race Club Chief Executive Officer Michael Lodding […]

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WA Reinswomen Victorious in supporting Ovarian Cancer Research

With collective support from the wider racing community, WA’s team of reinswomen have raised over $7,000 for the 2021 Team Teal campaign in support of the Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG). Organised by WomenCan, the campaign raises funds and awareness for ovarian cancer research, with Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Community TAB […]

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Dongara Irwin Race Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local community groups

Dongara Irwin Race Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for the Dongara Denison Lions Club, Dongara District High School and Peacock’s Boxing Gym at their Easter races on Saturday 3 April. Dongara Irwin Race Club Secretary/Treasurer Janette Gooch said Community TAB has been involved with the race club since 2015. “I […]

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Pinjarra Harness Racing Club and Community TAB to fundraise for Ovarian Cancer Research

Pinjarra Harness Racing Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for the Team Teal campaign supporting the Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG), at their Easter Monday races on Monday 5 April 2021. Funds raised will go towards ANZGOG’s Survivors Teaching Students program, a ground-breaking education and prevention program bringing ovarian […]

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Bridgetown Harness Racing Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local school

Bridgetown Harness Racing Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for the Bridgetown Primary School P&C at the annual Bridgetown Cup on Sunday 21 March. Bridgetown Harness Racing Club Treasurer Jo Moore said regional communities appreciate any help they can get to keep their community thriving. “Our Community relies on many volunteer […]

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Dion Panossian crowned Official of the Year at SportWest Awards

Hillarys local Dion Panossian was crowned the Community TAB Official of the Year at the 2020 RAC SportWest Awards, Western Australia’s premier sports awards, at RAC Arena on Thursday 11 March 2021. Hundreds of people gathered at the awards to recognise excellence in sport and celebrate the achievements of WA sportspeople throughout 2020. Community TAB […]

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Pingrup Race Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local school

Pingrup Race Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for the Pingrup Primary School P&C at the annual Pingrup Races on Saturday 20 March. Pingrup Race Club Secretary Alan Smith said the partnership with Community TAB is a springboard for the community. “We are in a small regional location with a small […]

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Mingenew Race Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local school

Mingenew Race Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for the Mingenew Primary School P&C at the annual Mingenew Races on Saturday 13 March. Mingenew Race Club Secretary Rikki Smith said supporting communities is highly valued and the support provided is well received. “We value the Community TAB involvement as it assists […]

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Bunbury Turf Club and Community TAB to fundraise for Riding for the Disabled South West

Bunbury Turf Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for Riding for the Disabled (RDA) South West at the annual Bunbury Cup on Saturday, 6 March. RDA assists people with disabilities through sporting, therapeutic, educational, and recreational equestrian activities. Bunbury Turf Club CEO Alex Doble said the Community TAB program is a […]

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Esperance Bay Turf Club and Community TAB to fundraise for local Surf Lifesaving Club

Esperance Bay Turf Club and Community TAB have joined forces to raise funds for the Esperance Goldfields Surf Lifesaving Club at the annual Esperance Cup on Sunday, 28 February. The Esperance Goldfields Surf Lifesaving Club provides lifesaving services to the Esperance region as well as educating the wider community about surf safety. Esperance Bay Turf […]

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