Corporate Governance

Whilst providing a place of enjoyment for our Members and Guests is the focus for us as a club, the primary function of the company is to propagate sport in the Illawarra, in particular Rugby League. This is achieved by adhering to our key strategic fundamentals:

  • A viable Steelers organisation
  • Profitable Licensed club = Investment in Rugby League
  • World class NRL & local rugby league in the Illawarra
  • Commitment to the JV/Dragons
  • Honouring our commitments
  • Valuing our key stakeholders
  • Operate within our affordable means
  • Custodians of our members’ interests

Board of Directors

  • Chairman – Peter Newell OAM
  • Deputy Chairman – Sean O’Connor
  • Director – John Brannon
  • Director – John Borgo
  • Director – Kevin Felgate
  • Director – Graeme Gulloch
  • Director - Colin Markham
  • Director – Bob Millward OAM
  • Director – Ian Neill

Management

  • General Manager – Sharon Arrow
  • Operations Manager – Luke Barker
  • Duty Manager – Graham Crittenden
  • Administration Manager – Alison King

Important Information for Club Members

The Steelers Club provide financial assistance through the Club Grants program to the Dragons Dynasty Fund, Rugby League in the region, registered charities and other fundraising activities. In addition we provide accommodation to the Illawarra based Dragons administration, Illawarra Cutters administration, Illawarra Coal Rugby League administration and Illawarra Junior Representative staff. The Steelers Club also support local sporting teams by donating the Steelers facilities with complimentary room and equipment hire.

Men Of League Foundation

The Steelers Club is an active supporter of the Men of League Foundation. The Men of League Foundation supports members of the rugby league community who have fallen on hard times. They provide practical assistance with everything from medical operations, rehabilitation and nursing equipment to welfare support, grants and scholarships. For more information click here.

Wall Of Hands

Through the initiative of Steelers Club staff, we support the Australian Literacy & Numeracy Foundation (ALNF) Wall of Hands campaign. The Wall of Hands movement has helped the ALNF reach thousands of children in some of the most disadvantaged communities in Australia. Each week staff donate a nominated amount from their salary to be donated to the campaign. In addition donation boxes can be found located in the club. Should you wish to get involved in this worthy cause please click here.

Bronze Partner - NSW Government Sustainability Advantage Program

As a commitment to the Illawarra Steelers Club's vision to be economically and environmentally sustainable, a Sustainability Team has been established to facilitate a shift towards sustainable business management practices and align with the club's overall strategic focus to propagate Rugby League in the Illawarra. The Steelers Sustainability Team is pivotal to delivering upon internal sustainability objectives and goals, as well as engaging with external stakeholders to shape sustainability in the broader context of the community. The role of the Steelers Sustainability Team is to provide leadership, coordination and guidance to the integration of sustainability into the Illawarra Steelers Club, including the administration of initiatives and projects designed to meet the club's sustainability objectives and goals.

Privacy Policy
Steelers are committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your personal information.
We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your personal information.


What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?

Personal information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Common examples include a customer’s name, address, telephone number or date of birth. We collect your personal information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you; we may also use your personal information, by consent, for secondary purposes such as marketing. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing. 


Third Parties

In concurrence with our partnership with Tabcorp Gaming Solutions (TGS), Personal Information collected from you will be accessible only for one of the following purposes:

  • database/system maintenance or upgrades
  • review and improve products and services
  • perform statistical analysis for Steelers
  • help us to comply with our AML/CTF Act compliance
  • to comply with other legal obligations

In such a case we will take reasonable and practical steps to ensure that your personal information be kept secure.


Regulators

We may disclose your personal information to:

  • regulators and law enforcement agencies (including those responsible for enforcing the AML/CTF Act);
  • respond to an enquiry from a government agency under State, Territory or Commonwealth laws; and
  • any other relevant Commonwealth, State and Territory government authorities and agencies. made aware of the information provided to us by the third party

Security of Personal Information

Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification, or disclosure.

When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.


Access to your Personal Information

You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.

Steelers will not charge any fee for your access request or for providing a copy of your Personal Information. In order to protect your Personal Information, we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.


Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information

It is an important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.


Policy Updates

This Policy may change from time to time and is also available from club reception.


Privacy Policy Complaints and Enquiries

If you have any queries or complaints about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Address: Post Office Box 900

Wollongong, NSW 2500

Email: steelers@steelers.com.au   

Phone: (02) 4227 2255

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Terms & Conditions
Thursday Members Cash Draw
Authorised Under NSW Permit LTPS/18/30675
Commences Thursday 03/01/2019 and concludes Thursday 30/06/2019
1. Entry is available to all financial members of the club
2. Members swipe their Membership card at the reward centre between 9.00am & 10.00pm each Thursday to receive an entry
3. Maximum 1 entry per person per day
4. Members place their entry in the barrel provided
5. There will be 4 draws each Thursday night. There will be 3 minor prizes and 1 major draw.
a. At 7.00pm, 8.00pm and 9.00pm there will be 1 x $250 draws
b. 10pm -$500 (Major draw)
c. Any cash prizes awarded after 10.00pm will be awarded by cheque made payable to that winner only.
6. Each winner will be announced by way of the clubs P.A. system and have four (4) minutes to claim their prize. In the event that a winner is not present the prize will jackpot to the major draw. In the event that the major draw is not won the prize will jackpot to the following weeks major draw. The major draw must be won when prize reaches $5000. If and when the prize reaches $5000 a ticket will be drawn from the barrel and the winner will have 4 minutes to claim their prize. In the event that the winner is not present another ticket will be drawn until a winner is present. When the final night of the promotion is reached the prize amount reached must be won and a ticket will be drawn from the barrel and the winner will have 4 minutes to claim their prize. In the event that the winner is not present another ticket will be drawn until a winner is present.
7. The total prize value each night is $1250
8. The total prize value of the promotion is $16250

Steelers Jackpot Draw
Authorised Under NSW Permit LTPS/18/30671
Commences 17/12/2018 and concludes 28/06/2019
1. Entry is available to all financial members of the club
2. Between 7.00pm and 9.00pm on a Monday and Tuesday evening a membership number will be drawn by the way of a random number generator.
3. When a members number is drawn the member must be present and have to show their current membership card to claim the prize.
4. The winner will have 4 minutes to claim the prize
5. If winner is not present the prize will jackpot to the next available draw.
6.The Draw will start at $600 and jackpot $200 every night until the prize is won.
7. If the prize is not won it will jackpot to $5,000 and on this night must be won.     
8. The total prize value of the promotion is $5000

Super Saturday Members Cash Draw
Authorised Under NSW Permit LTPS/18/30674
Commences 05/01/2019 and concludes 11/06/2019
1. Entry is available to all financial members of the club who swipe their card at the rewards terminal from 9.00am till 10.00pm
2. Members will receive a ticket which they will need to place into the barrel.
3. Between 7.00pm and 9.00pm there will be 2 draws each for $250. If either of these two draws are not won they will jackpot to the 10.00pm draw.
4. At 10.00pm a ticket will be drawn from the barrel for $500 cash
5. The winner will have 4 minutes to claim their prize. If a winner does not claim their prize the money will jackpot to the 10.00pm draw. In the event that the 10.00pm draw is not claimed the amount will jackpot to the 10.00pm draw the following week.
6. Total night prize $1000

Friday Members Cash Draw
Authorised Under NSW Permit LTPS/19/32475
Commences Friday 01/03/2019 and concludes Friday 31/05/2019
1. Entry is available to all financial members of the club who swipe there card at the rewards terminal from 9.00am till 10.00pm
2. Members will receive a ticket which they will need to place into the barrel.
3. Between 7.00pm and 9.00pm there will be 2 draws each for $250. If either of these two draws are not won they will jackpot to the 10.00pm draw.
4. At 10.00pm a ticket will be drawn from the barrel for $250 cash.
5. The winner will have 4 minutes to claim their prize. If a winner does not claim their prize the money will jackpot to the 10.00pm draw. In the event that the 10.00pm draw is not claimed the amount will jackpot to the 10.00pm draw the following week.
6. Total night prize $750

100K Cash is king

General

1.        Information on how to enter and prizes form part of the Terms and Conditions of Entry. Entry into this competition is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

2.        To the extent of any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other reference to this competition, these Terms and Conditions prevail.

Who can enter

3.        Subject to the clauses below, entry is open to all residents of Australia and who have fulfilled the requirements set out below ('Eligible Entrants'). Entrants must be over the age of 18, as of the date of entry, and be Financial members of the Steeles Club (Australia).  

4.        Employees, and their immediate families, of the Promoter, associated agencies and companies, contractors or individuals are not eligible to enter this competition. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, defacto spouse, child or step child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step parent, grandparent, step grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step brother, step sister or 1st cousin.  

5.        The Promoter is Steelers Club (ABN 90 002 762 610) (the 'Promoter'). The Promoter's address is 1-5 Burelli St., Wollongong, NSW 2500.

How to enter

6.        To enter Eligible Entrants must, during the Promotional Period (defined below) by one or more of the following three method:

a)                 swipe the members card at the kiosks (max 1 entry per day);

b)                swipe the members card at the bar when making a purchase (max 10 entries per day); or

c)                 swipe the members card at the bistro when making a purchase (max 2 entries per day).

Number of Entries permitted    

7.        The number of entries permitted is specified in clause 6 of these terms and conditions.

Open, Close, Draw and Publish dates

8.        The competition commences on 01/04/2019 at 9:00 AM and closes 10/05/2019 at 6:00 PM ('Promotional Period'). All times noted in these Terms and Conditions are local times, based on the location of the Promoter. If any draw date falls on a public holiday, as defined in the state of the Promoter, that draw will be conducted on the next business day. Entries must be received by the Promoter prior to the competition close date and time.

Weekly Winners

9.        The Weekly Winners will be the first valid entries drawn at Promoter's Premises at 1-5 Burelli Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500 on the dates below between 7:00 PM and 9:55 PM. The Promoter will ensure that all entries have an equal chance of winning a prize.

 

Open Date at 12 AM

Close Date at 11:59 PM

Draw Date

Prizes

Weekly Draw 1 (4 winners)

01/04/2019

04/04/2019

05/04/2019

 

$500 Cash

 

Weekly Draw 2 (4 winners)

05/04/2019

11/04/2019

12/04/2019

 

$500 Cash

 

Weekly Draw 3 (4 winners)

12/04/2019

18/04/2019

19/04/2019

 

$500 Cash

 

Weekly Draw 4 (4 winners)

19/04/2019

25/04/2019

26/04/2019

 

$500 Cash

 

Weekly Draw 5 (4 winners)

26/04/2019

02/05/2019

03/05/2019

 

$500 Cash

 

 

Open Date at 12 AM

Close Date at 05:59 PM

Draw Date

Prizes

Weekly Draw 6 (4 winners)

03/05/2019

10/05/2019

10/05/2019

 

$500 Cash


10.     
Weekly winners must be present at the draw. Weekly winners will be announced on the spot and has 4 minutes to present themselves, otherwise a new winner will be announced.

Major Prize Winner

11.      The Major Prize Winner will be the last valid entry drawn from the Twenty-four (24) Weekly Winners at Promoter's Premises at 1-5 Burelli Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500 on 10/05/2019 between 6:01 PM and 9:55 PM. The Winner’s name will be announced on the spot and they have 4 minutes to present themselves otherwise a new Winner will be selected. The Winner must be present at the draw. The first twenty -three valid entries drawn from the Twenty-four (24) Weekly Winners will get a consolation prize of $100 cash each.

12.      The Winner has one chance to pick a number and spin a pie wheel. The results of the spin will determine whether the Winner wins $100,000 prize (won if the wheel lands on the same number selected by the Winner).  The chance of getting the $100,000 prize is one (1) in fifty (50). If the Winner’s spin does not land on the number corresponding to the $100,000 prize, that Winner will win a consolation prize of $5,000. The One Winner will only be given one chance to spin and can only win one prize.

13.      The winners will be notified by email within two business days of the draw. Their names will also be published on 14/05/2019 at https://steelers.com.au/governance for 28 days.

14.      Prizes (or in the case of vouchers, prize confirmations) will be sent within 28 days of the draw.

15.      The Promoter may conduct such further draws on 01/08/2019 (at 11:00 at Promoter's Premises at 1-5 Burelli St., Wollongong, NSW 2500) as the original draw in order to distribute any prizes unclaimed by this date, subject to State and Territory legislation. Winners of any further draws will be notified by email within two business days of the draw. Their names will also be published on 08/08/2019 at https://steelers.com.au/governance for 28 days.

Prize on offer

16.      The total prize pool is valued at up to $114,300 (Including GST), as at 2/04/2019.

17.      The total number of competition winners in this competition is twenty-five. The prizes on offer are:

Number of winners

Prize description

Value of each

1

First Prize. Either:

·         $ 100,000 (1 in 50 chance); or

·         $5,000 (249 in 250 chance)

$100,000

24

24 weekly prize winners $500
Note: Prizes may be paid in cash or by cheque or EFT if they wish.

$12,000

23

23 consolation prizes of $100
Note: Prizes may be paid in cash or by cheque or EFT if they wish.

$2,300


Further Terms and Conditions

18.      Any entrant found to have used a third party (including online competition entry site) to enter on their behalf will have all entries invalidated and any claim they have to any prize will be invalidated. If such an entrant is awarded a prize and then found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately return any prize awarded. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who provides false information or who seeks to gain an unfair advantage or to manipulate this competition.

19.      Any entrant found to be entering incorrect contact details, including incorrect email contact details, will have all entries invalidated and any claim to any prize will be invalidated. If such an entrant is awarded a prize and then found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately return any prize awarded. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request.

20.      If the prize is unavailable, for whatever reason, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equal or greater value, subject to State and Territory legislation. Cash will not necessarily be awarded as a substitute. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner must comply with all the conditions of use of the prize and prize supplier's requirements. Each prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use the prize as stated.

21.      The Promoter highly recommends a current residential street address be provided when requested for ease of correspondence and potential prize delivery. The Promoter makes all reasonable efforts to deliver prizes to the addresses provided by competition entrants. The Promoter cannot guarantee that any prizes returned to the Promoter due to non-delivery at the provided address will be re-sent to the prize winner.

22.      The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to sign a winner's deed of release (and indemnification) or any other relevant forms or agreements that the Promoter deems necessary, to provide proof of identity, proof of age, proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address and/or proof of entry validity (including phone bill) in order to claim a prize. Proof of identification, residency, age and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.

23.      The Promoter reserves the right to conduct a redraw in the event that an entrant, claiming to be a winner, is unable to satisfy these Terms and Conditions or has breached these Terms and Conditions.

24.      The Promoter's decision in relation to any aspect of the competition is subject to State and Territory legislation but also final and binding on each person who enters. No correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost or misdirected entries. Prizes are subject to availability, not transferable or exchangeable and, with the exception of cash prizes, cannot be taken as cash. Prizes will be sent to the winner's nominated address as stated in their original entry. The Promoter and their associated agencies, and companies associated with this promotion will take no responsibility for prizes damaged or lost in transit.

Privacy Collection statement

25.      The Promoter and its related entities collect entrants' personal information for the purpose of conducting and promoting this competition (including but not limited to determining and notifying winners). The Promoter may disclose personal information collected to an agent who is engaged to conduct the competition draw and for prize fulfilment. The Promoter may also disclose personal information collected to Australian regulatory authorities, such as the regulators of trade promotions. The Promoter will otherwise handle your personal information in accordance with its Privacy Policy available at https://steelers.com.au/governance. You may request access or to update your personal information or lodge a complaint by writing to The Privacy Officer, Steelers Club (ABN 90 002 762 610) of 1-5 Burelli St., Wollongong, NSW 2500.

Copyright, Statutory guarantees, Waiver and liability

26.      All entries and any copyright subsisting in the entries become and remain the property of the Promoter who may publish or cause to be published any of the entries received.

27.      In participating in the prizes, the winners agree to participate and co-operate as required in all editorial activities relating to the Competition, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed. The winners (and their companions) agree to granting the Promoter a perpetual and non-exclusive licence to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide, including online social networking sites, and the winners (and their companions) will not be entitled to any fee for such use.

28.      Prize-winners are advised that tax implications may arise from their prize winnings and they should seek independent financial advice prior to acceptance of that prize.

29.      The Promoter (subject to State and Territory legislation) reserves the right to amend, cancel or suspend this competition if an event beyond the control of the Promoter corrupts or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition. The Promoter will disqualify any individual who has tampered with the entry process or any other aspect of this competition. In particular, computer generated entries and the use "scripting" is not permitted and will not be accepted.

30.      Any cost associated with accessing the promotional website is the entrant's responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used.

31.      Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limit, exclude or modify or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the State and Territories of Australia ('Non-Excludable Guarantees').

32.      Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter's control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (e) any tax liability incurred by a winner or Entrant; or (f) use of a prize.

Competition permits

33.      Authorised under: NSW Permit No. LTPS/19/33166.