Macquarie Sponsorships

We support initiatives that promote innovation and create memorable experiences, focusing on the arts, cultural and heritage activities and community sport.

Our approach

In our many community endeavours, Macquarie has a strong focus on supporting emerging talent. This is also true of our approach to sponsorship, which aims to empower promising individuals and organisations and provide a platform for them to succeed.

We support initiatives that promote innovation and create memorable experiences, focusing on the arts, cultural and heritage activities and community sport.

Through this program we build lasting partnerships with many community organisations.

In focus

Art Conversations: Art Gallery of New South Wales

Helen Burton, Macquarie Group Collection Director and Maud Page, Deputy Director and Director of Collections of AGNSW discuss the evolution of Australian art and the modern day gallery experience.

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How music can lead to better healthcare

The Hush Foundation and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra (ABO) have teamed up for a one-off concert highlighting the role music can play in healthcare.
Macquarie's Dr Terence Kwan brought the two organisations together to raise funds for The Hush Foundation's work supporting children with severe or terminal illness.

 

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Lachlan Macquarie and Macquarie Family Papers

Known as The Father of Australia, Lachlan Macquarie was the fifth Governor of New South Wales. Macquarie Group adopted his name, inspired by his innovation and his ability to see the potential of the colony and its people.

Macquarie Group, in partnership with the State Library of New South Wales, supported the conservation of the Lachlan Macquarie and Macquarie Family papers, an extensive historical archive that documents the economic, social and cultural transformation of Australia’s early colony.

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Arts and culture

 Art Gallery of NSW
Macquarie Group has partnered of the Art Gallery of New South Wales since 2005. We are the presenting partner of the permanent Australian Collection which showcases the country’s finest artists and we will support a number of exhibitions at the Gallery in 2017, including ‘John Olsen:  The Beaut Country.’

 National Gallery of Victoria
Macquarie Group has been a principal partner of the National Gallery of Victoria since 2002 and will support a number of exhibitions in 2017 including ‘David Hockney:  Current’, Top Arts 2017, The Design Futures Forums 2017, NGV Summer Architecture Commission and the NGV Triennial.

 

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
Macquarie Group has been the principal partner of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra since 2007 and in 2017 will support the orchestra’s annual series of concerts across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

State Library of NSW
The State Library and Macquarie Group have a long standing partnership. Since 2004, Macquarie has provided support for the Library’s innovative digital initiatives, in particular the online collection Macquarie Era and the more recent conservation of the Governor Macquarie Family papers. This year, Macquarie will provide the opportunity for one student to take part in a three-month scholarship with the State Library of NSW's digital laboratory.

Community sport

Bondi to Bronte Swim
Macquarie Group has been the major sponsor of the Bondi to Bronte since 2013.  Managed by Bronte Surf Lifesaving Club, the swim is one of Sydney's most popular ocean swims, with approximately 2,000 participants each year.

 

The Big Swim
Macquarie Group has been the principal sponsor of the Big Swim for 17 years. One of Australia's iconic ocean swims – the Big Swim starts at Sydney’s Palm Beach and finishes at Whale Beach.

Macquarie Sponsorships

  • deliver clearly defined benefits for the wider community
  • promote innovation that creates lasting and positive change
  • create meaningful, unique and memorable experiences
  • reflect Macquarie’s values.
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