The Nipperthon became an annual event in the Nipper calendar with it being held on a rotational basis at the five clubs. This event is planned and run as a combined MCG event.
The successful negotiation of sponsorship with the Mobil Adelaide Refinery has netted each club $15,000 dollars over five years and a total of $75,000 to the MCG over five years. We are quietly confident that this sponsorship may well continue even though the Refinery has closed down.
The annual grant to individual clubs from the City of Onkaparinga is from $2,500 to $7,000 (CPI increased each year). This has so far realised a total of between $180,000 and $200,000 so far.
Instrumental in the formulation of the Facilities Management Group which oversees the redevelopment of Surf Life Saving Facilities within SA. This initiative is now being rolled out to all Surf Life Saving Clubs within SA and also nationally as the blueprint to develop their own instrument to deal with Local Government authorities.
Instrumental in the funds in the SL SA Trust fund being increased to $3m. This allows Clubs to borrow from the Trust to fund proposed redevelopment of their facilities.
The MCG becoming an incorporated body and the go between with the Council and the five MCG Clubs.
The provision of a Joint Storage Facility for use by all clubs being constructed in conjunction with the City of Onkaparinga.
The building of a new Club House and facilities at Moana & Christies Beach to better the Clubs and their communities.