THE annual Shipping Industry Golf Challenge has crashed through a significant financial milestone with the presentation of its annual donation to the Oncology Research Unit at Westmead Children’s Hospital.

The $38,500 donation from the 2019 golf day has taken the cumulative total donation to $703,000 since the event made the hospital its sole beneficiary.


Major sponsors were AdaptaLift Hyster, The DCN, DP World, NSW Ports, Patrick, Port Authority NSW and Royal Wolf while Svitzer were the breakfast sponsor.

The latest cheque presentation to the Westmead Children’s Hospital. Credit: Golf Day Committee

2019 hole sponsors were 1-Stop, AAT, Containerliners, Cummins, Hamburg Sud, Hapag Lloyd, Hutchison Ports, Integra Technical Services, JPC Reefers, Maersk, Maritime Super, MGL Logistics, Newcastle Stevedores, NortonWilson Lawyers, Qube, Seaway, Royal Wolf, Shipping Australia, Thermo King, Triton International, Wallenius Wilhelmsen.

The cheque for $38,500 was presented to Westmead’s Dr Geoff McCowage (second from left) who has been a strong supporter of the event for many years.