Great news for Salt Surf Club

Media release 2nd August 2019


Salt Bar & Bistro donates $25k to Salt Surf Life Saving Club

It is with great pleasure that we advise you that the Australian Venue Co (AVC) / Salt
Bar has donated $25,000 to our club for vital equipment and resources.

AVC’s Mr Paul Waterson - Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director and Mr Craig
Ellison – Chief Operating Officer are committed to giving back to our community. Salt
Bar & Bistro wanted to show its appreciation of our support since becoming part of
the Australian Venue Co in late 2018, by providing a donation that benefits the local

Craig Ellison stated that the Salt Bar & Bistro is dedicated to establishing strong
connections within the community by showing its support for such a valuable
community service.

“They are thrilled to be able to provide this donation to the Salt Surf Life Saving Club
because they recognise the fundamental services we provide within the community.
Salt Bar & Bistro now prides itself on being community focused and plans on
maintaining this momentum moving forward.”

Mr Waterson stated, “as one of the youngest surf life saving clubs in Australia, Salt
Surf Life Saving Club is focussed on its community engagement and we hope that our
donation will enable the club to continue to provide ongoing lifesaving services for
the Salt and Casuarina communities.

Earlier this year AVC started supporting our members with their “AVC App” which
provides Salt SLSC members with discounts on food and beverages along with 10% of
annual member purchases directly returned to the club. An offer which is available
throughout their venue network. AVC also strongly encouraged the “Friday Night”
fundraising raffles to commence.

Since becoming part of the Australian Venue Co in October 2018, Salt Bar & Bistro has
undergone a modern transformation with a fresh, new look, a new head chef and a
refreshed menu that focuses on produce from the land and sea.

Australian Venue Co (AVC) is a world-class hospitality group that has grown to
encompass more than 150 venues. Passionate about delivering exceptional customer
experiences across a national portfolio of restaurants, bars, pubs and dedicated event
spaces, AVC is also dedicated to giving back to the local communities they operate in.

Yours in Lifesaving,

Greg Lovett
President – Salt Surf Life Saving Club

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