Building strong communities
The Capricorn Rescue Helicopter Service is a Community based, non-profit, registered charity and Registered Public Company. The Service operates a dedicated aeromedical and search and rescue service in the Central Queensland region. The Service was incorporated in December 1995 and started operations on 26 January 1996. All rescue services are provided free of charge. The Service operates 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
The Queensland Rugby League (QRL) is the governing body for the game of rugby league in Queensland. The QRL contributes to the development of talented players and provides participation pathways for all from the grassroots to elite level. It also manages the Queensland Maroons. Hastings Deering is the naming rights sponsor of the QRL under 20's competition "The Hastings Deering Colts". As the biggest employer in many regional towns and with a similar footprint to the Under 20's team locations, this partnership allows Hastings Deering to support our local communities.
The Northern Territory Rugby League is responsible for administering the game of rugby league in the Northern Territory. It controls the Darwin Rugby League, Darwin Junior Rugby League and the Central Australian Rugby Football League. Hastings Deering is the major sponsor or the Senior Men's and Women's Academy program and committed to supporting local men and women reach their potential and develop pathways to increase participation in sport in the NT.
Hastings Deering is proud to partner with the Brisbane Lions Australian Rules Football League for Women (AFLW) team. Like Hastings Deering, many players in the Brisbane Lions women's team come from diverse Queensland locations and backgrounds. Hastings Deering is committed to supporting gender equality and diversity. As a business, we are dedicated to developing pathways to build, and increase, female participation within the community and our industry.
Hastings Deering provides in kind support for the annual campdraft held at Alpha in CQ. These 3 day events bring together the local and surrounding communities and are important calendar event that unites the regional community.