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07 May 2014

Pioneer Women's Trail

Santos is a proud sponsor of the National Trust of South Australia. On Sunday 18 May 2014, come and be a part of the 175th anniversary of the first walk by German women from Hahndorf to Adelaide selling produce in the early years of the colony. Read more

07 May 2014

Santos VeloCity

Santos is a major supporter of cycling across Australia. We are also the proud sponsor of Adelaide Velo-fringe- a two-week series of (mostly) free events happening from 16-31 May 2014 as part of the international Velo-city conference which rides into town from 27-30 May. Read more

17 Jan 2014

Join the Santos Roadshow competition!

First held in 1999, the Santos Tour Down Under has grown to become the biggest cycling race in the southern hemisphere and we are very proud to support this great community event! This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before and there are a number of new ways you can get involved. Read more

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13 Dec 2013

L-R: Ying Luo, Davide Rossi, Brenton Emery, Damien Mavroudis, Przemek Grobelski. Absent: Tim Dean, Phil Gordge, Joe Gugliotta, Andre Levey, Barry Myers, Helena Wu.

Eleven Santos employees graduated this week with their University College of London Graduate Certificates in Energy and Resources (Policy and Practice). Read more

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20 Nov 2013

Santos' founding Chairman John Bonython, South Australian Premier John Bannon, and then Santos Managing Director Alex Carmichael commemorating the first export in 1983, from what was then known as Stony Point.

Wednesday 20th November 2013 marks the 30th Anniversary of the first crude oil cargo from the Cooper Basin Liquids Project – a project that has been delivering jobs and wealth to South Australia since the mid-1980s. Read more

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21 Oct 2013

Play underway on the hallowed turf of the MCG (Moomba Cricket Ground).

The sun has set on another Cooper Cup at the Moomba Cricket Ground and Santos is proud to announce that over $90,000 has been raised for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Read more

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25 Sep 2013

​Santos' SIMOPS Manager Jon Jordans and National Director AIPM Steve Milner.

Santos’ Cooper Basin Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPS) project has been recognised for excellence in project management, awarded the SA Project Management Achievement Award for 2013 by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).​ Read more

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02 Sep 2013

Santos’ Angelo Russo, ASO’s Vicky Lekis and SA Governor Kevin Scarce with the awards at Government House.

The 15-year partnership between Santos and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO) has been recognised as the best arts partnership in South Australia and the Northern Territory. Read more

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09 Jul 2013

Santos is joining the NAIDOC Week celebrations being held across Australia to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Read more

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09 Jul 2013

Santos Chief Information Officer (CIO) Hugh Banister was named South Australia's CIO of the Year at the information and communications technology (ICT) industry’s most prestigious awards ceremony. Read more

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08 Jul 2013

L-R: Justin Baxter, Clint Marsh, Daryl Stichel, Simon Turner, David Pritchard and Michael Mutch.

Congratulations to our Cooper Basin emergency services team for taking out the road crash rescue component of the 2013 South Australian Chamber Of Mines & Energy (SACOME) emergency response competition. Read more

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08 Jul 2013

The 2014 Santos Tour Down Under has been officially launched with the announcement of the routes for five of the seven stages and changes to the Bupa Challenge Tour. Read more

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17 Jun 2013

A seminar designed to assist not-for-profit organisations understand new work health and safety laws and their obligations towards both employees and volunteers was held at Santos on Monday, 17 June for 20 attendees. Read more

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14 Jun 2013

On Thursday, 20 June 2013, Santos General Counsel Christian Paech will be sleeping out at the Wayville Showground to raise money for the St Vincent de Paul Society and help raise awareness of the real facts about homelessness in Australia. Read more

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25 May 2013

Rather than just give youth the hope of finding their dreams in football, Santos and the Power Cup has committed to doing the same off the field. Read more

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16 May 2013

Santos has been ranked 25th in a list of Australia’s top graduate employers as voted by graduates. Read more

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14 May 2013

Our very own Santos team participated in a walk for JusticeNet SA to raise vital funds that will help keep this service operational for another year. Read more

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06 May 2013

As part of Santos’ principal partnership with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Santos employees and their extended families were invited to attend a free family-orientated performance on Sunday, 5 May at 3pm. Read more

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30 Apr 2013

On Saturday 18th May, the Northern Fields Tirrawarra teams covering both oil and gas operations achieved three years without a recordable injury. Read more

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16 Apr 2013

Santos continued its support of the 2013 Santos Centrals Junior Tour in the Barossa Valley this year as part of its ongoing commitment. Read more

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01 Feb 2013

The Santos Tour Down Under finished for another year on Sunday, 27 January with the final stage in Adelaide. Read more

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25 Jan 2013

A record-total of 270 Santos employees took part in the 2013 Bupa Challenge Tour public ride on Friday 25 January across four distances starting in Modbury, Kersbrook, Mt Pleasant and Nuriootpa. Read more

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23 Jan 2013

Shane Kelly and Jakeb Hordacre

Santos yesterday helped to make Jakeb Hordacre’s day by inviting the young cancer sufferer to ride along in peloton guest car #1 with Olympic gold medallist Shane Kelly. Read more

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21 Jan 2013

The Santos Tour Down Under officially kicked off yesterday with 108,000 people packing Adelaide’s East End. Read more

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17 Jan 2013

Pat Jonker and Matt Sarre

Former Tour Down Under winner and Aussie cycling legend Pat Jonker took time from his busy schedule to help Santos employees prepare for the Santos Tour Down Under’s Bupa Challenge Tour.​ Read more

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08 Nov 2012

SA Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis and Team Leader SA Operations Support Andrew Yule inspect the pitch at the MCG

The annual fundraising event for the Royal Flying Doctor Service, the Cooper Cup Cricket Challenge, will be held this Saturday at the MCG… the Moomba Cricket Ground that is, 1,600 kilometres away from Melbourne in the Strzelecki desert. Read more

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31 Oct 2012

Pre-ride smiles.

Former Olympic cyclist Shane Kelly led a dedicated group of Santos employees on an 82-kilometre training ride in preparation for next year’s BUPA Challenge Tour as part of the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under. Read more

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15 Oct 2012

The first Adelaide office Cooper Cup fundraiser has raised $4,500 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Read more

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03 Oct 2012

The 2012 OzAsia Festival drew to a triumphant close on the weekend, with nearly 20,000 people attending the event finale, the Moon Lantern Parade. Read more

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25 Sep 2012

ASO Symphony Under the Stars 2012

Santos today reaffirmed its status as Principal Partner of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, announcing a new three-year, partnership that continues its support of the ASO from 2012 to 2014 inclusive. Read more

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14 Sep 2012

Cameron Meyer

The 2012 Santos Tour Down Under was named the Best Sporting Event and Best Tourism Event at the prestigious Australian Event Awards in Sydney last night.​ Read more

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14 Sep 2012

The sixth OzAsia Festival will open tonight with a performance of Fearless Nadia, an art exhibition in the Art Space Gallery and the Art Gallery of SA’s Asian Art After Dark event. Read more

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13 Sep 2012

Santos employees conduct mock interviews with students.

More than 50 Santos employees have contributed 100 volunteer hours this year to help disadvantaged young people reach their full potential through the Smith Family’s Next Steps workshops. Read more

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31 Aug 2012

Desert Country

Santos and the Art Gallery of SA received the prestigious Australian Business Arts Foundation SA Partnering Award at a ceremony held last night at Government House. Read more

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28 Aug 2012

Daffodil Day Fundraising

Santos employees have been busy fundraising in Adelaide for both the Cancer Council and Sight for All, two fantastic not for profit Australian agencies. Read more

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23 Aug 2012

The Charleville Police District has launched ‘Stay on Track Outback’, a Santos-sponsored outback road safety campaign designed to address local road safety issues. Read more

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12 Aug 2012

An annual celebration of science in Australia, National Science Week is an opportunity to join together to enjoy and explore the wonders and benefits of science. The 2012 program commenced 11 August and runs until 19 August. Read more

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08 Aug 2012

Santos Eastern Australia Business Unit has launched a new oil and gas operations training initiative as part of their strategy to enable EABU business performance by developing a highly skilled and capable workforce. Read more

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05 Aug 2012

For the second year, the Santos Centre foyer has been transformed into an art space for the annual SALA Festival – South Australian Living Artists. Read more

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11 Jul 2012

Almost 80 Santos employees ripped through the floorboards at the Adelaide Velodrome last Sunday, at the ‘Come and Try Day’ hosted exclusively for Santos by Cycling SA*. Read more

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03 Jul 2012

We have a selection of paintings and handicrafts on display and for sale from Better World Arts.

Santos is acknowledging and celebrating NAIDOC Week, which is held across Australia each year to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, from 1-8 July. Read more

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02 Jul 2012

As major sponsor, we’re privileged to have had the University of Adelaide Motorsport Formula SAE car on display in the Santos Centre foyer earlier this month. Read more

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27 Jun 2012

One of the many Santos rogaining teams.

Santos employees raised more than $7,170 for the Asthma Foundation’s 2012 Take a Breather Charity Challenge last weekend. Read more

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01 Jun 2012

As major sponsor of the Aboriginal Power Cup, Santos is proud to put its energy into fueling goals for hundreds of South Australian indigenous students. Read more

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03 May 2012

Santos VP Eastern Australia James Baulderstone delivered the keynote address at the SACOME annual industry dinner earlier this week at which Santos was honoured with a 2012 Premier’s Community Excellence Award in Mining and Energy. Read more

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30 Apr 2012

The Santos-sponsored Centrals Junior Tour took place on the weekend of April 21-22. Read more

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29 Apr 2012

On April 19 over 100 Santos employees and family members enjoyed an exclusive after-hours viewing of the spectacular Banks’ Florilegium exhibition currently on display in the Santos Museum of Economic Botany in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Read more

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23 Apr 2012

Jackson Operations Crew at the training centre.

Santos and TAFE SA launched a new skills-based training centre at TAFE SA’s O’Halloran Hill Campus. Read more

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13 Apr 2012

Northern gas team members relax after a hard day weeding the Holdfast shores sand dunes.

Following their recent off-site, the team from Northern Gas headed to Holdfast Shores to work as environmental volunteers as part of the Holdfast Bay Council’s environmental program. Read more

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04 Apr 2012

UCL MSc students Matthew Bouraee and Lendyn Phillip with Santos' Kate Mann.

University College London students visited Santos’ Port Bonython facility this week to gain a better understanding of the significance of the company’s liquid petroleum products export business. Read more

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28 Mar 2012

Women's Champions: the Santos Fearless Divas.

Santos teams competed in both the Perth and Adelaide legs of the 2012 Nissan Corporate Triathlon Series. Read more

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01 Mar 2012

Santos VP Diana Hoff and other dignitaries at the official opening of the Work Safely Centre.

Leaders from Santos, government and industry gathered at the official opening of the Santos-sponsored Work Safely Centre last week. Read more

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27 Feb 2012

A crowd of 15,000 braved the heat to enjoy a stellar performance at this year’s Santos Symphony Under the Stars. Read more

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23 Jan 2012

Winner of the 2012 Santos Tour Down Under, Simon Gerrans.

The 2012 Santos Tour concluded yesterday afternoon, with Australian Simon Gerrans taking the crown and the newly formed Australian team GreenEDGE claiming victory in its UCI WorldTour debut. Read more

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21 Jan 2012

Santos is pleased to announce that it has agreed to extend to 2016 its successful partnership with the multi-award winning Santos Tour Down Under, Australia’s biggest free sporting event. Read more

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18 Jan 2012

The Santos Rider Challenge at the Tour Village in Adelaide's Victoria Square.

In a clean sweep for Australian riders, Tasmanian William Clarke (UniSA) claimed stage two of the Santos Tour Down Under. Read more

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16 Jan 2012

Grace Sulzberger, Rebecca Werner, Santos CEO David Knox, and Skye-Lee Armstrong.

Andre Greipel won the Down Under Classic and Rebecca Werner claimed round one of the Santos Women’s Cup in the curtain raisers to the Santos Tour Down Under.​ Read more

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13 Jan 2012

Santos' Andy Moore, Matt Clarke and Forbes McIntosh riding for a reason.

Cancer Council SA, official Charity Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under, gave special mention to Santos staff in a statement issued today thanking the many corporate teams supporting Ride for a Reason. Read more

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12 Jan 2012

One half of the Governor's 10.

CEO David Knox joined fellow Governor’s 10 team members, including 2004 Tour Down Under winner and Ride for a reason Ambassador Patrick Jonker, on an early morning training run up Norton Summit in preparation for their fast-approaching ride in the BUPA Challenge Tour. Read more

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09 Jan 2012

Tour De France owner Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) has joined forces with Events SA to sell global television rights to the Santos Tour Down Under with a potential audience of 5 billion people in over 190 countries. Read more

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06 Jan 2012

Reigning Santos Tour Down Under champion Cameron Meyer is standing tall – ten stories tall, in fact, as Santos Centre gets wrapped up in the 2012 event. Read more

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04 Jan 2012

Champion cyclist and Santos Ambassador Shane Kelly recently led 25 keen Team Santos cyclists on the second edition of the 'hardcore ride' in preparation for the 2012 Bupa Challenge. Read more

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19 Dec 2011

Earlier this year, Santos hosted local Adelaide high school students participating in the Asia Literacy Ambassadors program. Read more

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08 Dec 2011

Andy Moore, Matt Clarke and Forbes McIntosh raising money for Ride for a Reason.

One in four people will develop cancer by age 60. That is the reality today, but through research and a healthy lifestyle we can change this. Read more

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11 Nov 2011

More than 300 Santos employees and their families recently enjoyed a stunning display of musical prowess by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra featuring lively animal classics held at the Grainger Studios in Adelaide. Read more

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09 Nov 2011

The Santos Tour Down Under has been admitted into the South Australian Tourism Awards Hall of Fame after winning its category for the third consecutive year at the Adelaide Convention Centre last night. Read more

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27 Oct 2011

Santos' Jim Wilton (right), with team mates at the end of the 50 kilometre trek.

A number of Santos employees again took part in the Adelaide Trailblazer Challenge earlier this month, a physically demanding trek through the Adelaide Hills to raise money for charity. Read more

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11 Oct 2011

James Baulderstone during his hour of silence.

James Baulderstone, Santos’ Vice President Eastern Australia, recently volunteered to remain silent for a whole hour to raise funds for The Peter Couche Foundation’s Don’t Speak: Silence For Stroke, raising a total of $8,088 from Santos employees and online donations. Read more

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07 Oct 2011

Santos Tour Down Under.

The 2011 Santos Tour Down Under took out the most prestigious award at last night’s Australian Event Awards in Sydney, being named the 2011 Australian Event of the Year. Read more

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06 Oct 2011

Students playing in the 2011 Aboriginal Power Cup.

Santos employees raised more than $1,200 for Slight For All, an organisation that works with Aboriginal communities to treat preventable eye diseases, through an internal eBay-style auction of guernseys worn by participants in the Santos-sponsored Aboriginal Power Cup. Read more

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05 Oct 2011

Brisbane to Bridge participants: (L-R) Greg Sykes, Cangie Wu, Camila Eviston, Huw Mason, Tom Massey, (front) Dee Walsh and Khalee Field.

Santos’ athletic proficiency was on show in September, with more than 270 of the company’s finest taking part in the Adelaide City-Bay and the Bridge to Brisbane fun runs. Read more

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04 Oct 2011

Djalkiri artist, Fiona Hall.

The Santos Museum of Economic Botany is now exhibiting Djalkiri: We are standing on their names – Blue Mud Bay, the product of a vibrant and intensive cross-cultural exchange between five highly esteemed Yithuwa Madarrpa artists and four renowned artists from across Australia. Read more

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30 Sep 2011

Santos employees at the Brisbane to Bridge fun run.

Santos’ athletic proficiency was on show in September, with more than 270 of the company’s finest taking part in the Adelaide City-Bay and the Bridge to Brisbane fun runs. Read more

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26 Sep 2011

Performer at the Moon Lantern Festival.

The fifth annual OzAsia Festival, partnered by Santos, drew record crowds this year with 35,000 attendances over two weeks, a 10% increase on 2010. Read more

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14 Sep 2011

As part of the recent Asthma Awareness Week, the Asthma Foundation SA ran a public campaign, with support from Santos, to build awareness of the seriousness of the disease and the support that is available to sufferers. Read more

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29 Aug 2011

Santos staff in Adelaide raising funds for the Cancer Council's Daffodil Day.

Santos employees in Adelaide raised $1,630 on Daffodil Day last Friday, 26 August, which has been donated to the Cancer Council SA. Read more

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18 Aug 2011

Peter Cleary (centre) hosting lunch for Adelaide business people. Guests from Transfield, Ernst & Young, Cobham Aviation, Finlaysons, Oz Minerals, Power Community Limited, and KPMG.

Last week, Santos Vice President Strategy and Corporate Development, Peter Cleary, hosted some of Adelaide’s leading business people at a lunch to promote the outstanding work of the Yalari scholarship program. Read more

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05 Aug 2011

Artwork by Leanne Chiarantano, Common Ground tenant, will be displayed in the Santos Centre foyer.

The Santos Centre foyer will host an inspiring exhibition of sculpture, paintings and jewellery created especially for the 2011 SALA Festival commencing today and running through until 28 August. Read more

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04 Aug 2011

The world cycling body has granted another extension to the Santos Tour Down Under to ensure it remains the opening stage of the UCI WorldTour. Read more

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31 Jul 2011

Shane Kemp, chair of the Dieri Aboriginal Corporation, speaking at the signing ceremony.

Santos and the Dieri Aboriginal Corporation last week signed a cultural heritage management plan, recognising the significance of traditional owners in the management and protection of cultural heritage in the Dieri native title claim area of the Cooper Basin. Read more

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22 Jul 2011

Progress has been strong over the past 12 months at Witchelina Station in central South Australia – which was turned into the state’s largest private nature reserve with support from Santos – and has included academic research and an upgrade of facilities. Read more

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06 Jul 2011

Santos is sponsoring daily updates from the Tour de France by SBS cycling commentator Mike Tomalaris, which are being broadcast daily on Adelaide’s 5AA radio. Read more

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05 Jul 2011

Santos' Teof Rodrigues and Jodie Blyzno with students at the careers expo in the Alberton Oval clubrooms.

Alberton Oval – the spiritual home of the famous Port Adelaide Football Club – resembled a vibrant festival recently as over 300 Aboriginal high school students converged for the annual Aboriginal Power Cup carnival. Read more

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01 Jul 2011

Chris West, CEO Zoos SA, Maria Fidge, CEO Common Ground, and Santos CFO Andrew Seaton at the sleepout

Andrew Seaton, Santos’ Chief Financial Officer, participated in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout held at the Adelaide Zoo recently, raising a total of $9,336, including almost $3,500 of employee donations. Read more

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30 Jun 2011

Winners, Phil North and Greg Cowley with Asthma Foundation CEO, David Bedson

Santos employees raised more than $6,500 for the Asthma Foundation’s Take a Breather Charity Challenge: Rogaining recently, a five-fold increase on 2010.​ Read more

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24 Jun 2011

Santos CFO, Andrew Seaton & NRF President, Dr Brian North AO.

The Dean Bowman Brain Tumour Research Laboratory was officially opened at the University of Adelaide recently to investigate the causes behind one of Australia’s most aggressive and least understood cancers. Read more

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17 Jun 2011

David Knox at the 2012 Santos Tour Down Under launch breakfast

The 2012 Santos Tour Down Under has been officially launched at events for the media, sponsors and participating councils. South Australian Premier Hon Mike Rann MP unveiled the 2012 race routes with Santos CEO David Knox and Tour Race Director Mike Turtur, which will see suburban Prospect and the Hills town of Lobethal host race starts for the first time and the UCI WorldTour event return to Victor Harbor and Clare. Read more

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07 Jun 2011

Sandra Jara (left) with other rescue personnel in Chile at 5:45am, just after the drill broke through to the trapped miners.

A presentation on the leading role of two women in the Chilean mine rescue last year was the feature of a Women in Resources South Australia (WinRSA) function held at the Santos Centre, Adelaide, earlier this month. Read more

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03 Jun 2011

Andrew Seaton, Santos’ Chief Financial Officer, will brave the elements in this year’s Vinnies CEO Sleepout at Adelaide Zoo to help raise funds and awareness about homelessness. Read more

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26 May 2011

One of Santos' major community partners, The Smith Family, is conducting its Back-to-School Appeal, which provides educational support to Australian children in need. Read more

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24 May 2011

Santos' David Schubert, Dave Hudson, Jim Day, Carly Falconer, Andy Pietsch and Mike Willis.

The 32nd annual PESA-SPE golf day, of which Santos was a principal sponsor, raised a total of $25,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Read more

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19 May 2011

Santos Energisers.

Two Santos teams took on Cycling South Australia’s Cyclo Sportif over the past six months, enhancing the company’s reputation for cycling prowess and style. Read more

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11 May 2011

Captains Starlight with fans Emily and Ashton Lamshed (who belong to Santos' Mel Lamshed).

Santos employees in Adelaide raised $1,330 on Starlight Day last Friday, 7 May, which has been donated to the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Read more

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07 Apr 2011

Santos employees and family and the Lonely Mouse cast. Back: Stuart Wood, Happy Mouse, Pretty Mouse, Mousey Mouse. Front: Kate Mann, Wil Murray, Mackenzie Dickeson, Tyrone Wood, Lily Murray, Aimee Kruger and the very scary Catty Cat.

Over the past fortnight Santos employees and their families in Whyalla and Adelaide have been enjoying performances at the 2011 Come Out Festival, proudly sponsored by Santos. Read more

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06 Apr 2011

The cutting of the cake officially marked the opening of South Australia's new Starlight Express Room.

South Australia’s first Starlight Express Room, established with support from Santos, was officially opened on Tuesday at the Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Read more

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05 Apr 2011

David Knox spoke to UniSA graduates about his experiences and the opportunities in the resources industry.

Santos CEO David Knox last week spoke at the graduation ceremony for students of the University of South Australia’s School of Management and International Graduate School of Business. Read more

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04 Apr 2011

Santos teams once again featured highly in the annual BRW triathlon held in Adelaide recently, with 80 Santos employees taking part and looking resplendent in their Santos tri-suits. Read more

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01 Apr 2011

Liam Gallagher

Santos’ Liam Gallagher and Clare Murdoch intrigued more than 100 high school students with stories of how they use microfossils to locate hydrocarbons deep in the earth at the Palaeo Twilight session at the South Australian Museum recently. Read more

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28 Mar 2011

Santos again joined the renowned Earth Hour initiative, switching off rooftop signs and non-essential lighting in its Adelaide and Brisbane offices last Saturday night. Read more

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24 Mar 2011

Matt Goss took out the first event of the 2011 Tour, the Cancer Council Classic.

This year’s Santos Tour Down Under attracted the biggest crowd in the event’s 13-year history, with 782,000 people lining the roads of Adelaide and regional South Australia from 16-23 January. Read more

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23 Mar 2011

A souvenir publication on the Santos Museum of Economic Botany at the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide has been internationally recognised. Read more

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17 Mar 2011

For the second year running, the Santos Tour Down Under has been named the country’s best major festival and event at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards. Read more

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01 Mar 2011

About 20,000 people attended the 2011 Santos Symphony Under the Stars.

About 20,000 people attended this year’s Santos Symphony Under the Stars, held in Adelaide’s riverside Elder Park on Saturday night, 26 February. Read more

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21 Feb 2011

The renowned Dan Sultan. Photo from Spirit Festival website.

The Santos-supported Spirit Festival 2011 was held last weekend, celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture through music, dance, food, writing and art. Read more

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03 Feb 2011

Barry Sheridan, winner of the Santos Desert Country competition, admiring the ‘Seven Sisters’ painting he now owns.

The Santos Desert Country competition has been drawn with Barry Sheridan of Coromandel Valley announced as the winner. Read more

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02 Feb 2011

Major fundraisers Forbes McIntosh and Richard McCormick had the pleasure of presenting the Ochre Leader’s Jersey to Matt Goss following the Tour’s third stage.

Santos employees who raised funds through the Cancer Council SA’s Ride for a Reason program raised an impressive $37,036.40, making the group the largest fundraiser in Ride for a Reason. Read more

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01 Feb 2011

Sixty-three Santos employees and their families braved scorching heat to build furniture for Common Ground’s new Light Square hub last weekend. Read more

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24 Jan 2011

Derek Seret, Craig Fraser, Mark Grainger and David Habib following the Mutual Community Challenge Tour.

The 2011 Santos Tour Down Under – the second year of Santos’ ongoing partnership with the Tour – was the most successful yet, with a record 772,000 people attending the event over the past week. Read more

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21 Jan 2011

Santos' Forbes McIntosh (left) and Richard McCormick presenting Matt Goss with the Ochre Leader's Jersey in Stirling.

More than 200 Santos employees are taking part in the Mutual Community Challenge Tour through the Adelaide Hills this morning. Read more

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20 Jan 2011

Santos' Sally McLennan helps Robbie McEwen into the Ochre Leader's Jersey.

Santos’ Sally McLennan presented the Ochre Leader’s Jersey to overall leader Robbie McEwen yesterday, following a Stage 2 race that was most notable for the crash that brought down favourite Mark Cavendish. Englishman Ben Swift took the stage win. Read more

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19 Jan 2011

Volunteers Angela Catlett, Libby Thorpe and Vince Loye on the road.

Stage 1 of the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under took a similar look to Sunday’s Cancer Council Classic, with Matt Goss taking the honours and Santos’ volunteers hitting the road. Read more

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18 Jan 2011

A crowd of 108,000 watched yesterday's Cancer Council Classic.

The 2011 Santos Tour Down Under kicked off yesterday with 108,000 people watching the Cancer Council Classic around the streets of Adelaide’s East End. Santos volunteers were out in force helping to raise money for cancer research. Read more

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11 Jan 2011

The image in all its glory.

As naming rights sponsor of the Santos Tour Down Under, Santos has paid tribute to 2010 Tour winner Andre Greipel by installing the largest graphic ever seen in Adelaide across 10 storeys of its headquarters in Flinders Street, only 400 metres from the Tour Village. Read more

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20 Dec 2010

Hugh Banister, Forbes McIntosh and Andrew McPhail riding for a reason in the foyer at the Santos Centre, Adelaide.

Santos employees are spending lunch breaks riding stationary bikes in the foyer at the Santos Centre, Adelaide, to raise funds for the Santos Tour Down Under charity, Ride for a Reason. Read more

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14 Dec 2010

Santos' Craig Harris and SAPOL's Alastair Robertson and John Hood receiving the award from the South Australian Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Hon. Michael Wright MP.

The South Australian police force’s Critical Infrastructure Support Group – a joint project between SAPOL and Santos – received a state award at the 2010 Australian Safer Communities Awards. Read more

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07 Dec 2010

Back: Eamonn Montague, Damien Mavroudis, Serkan Arkan (captain), Joel Stockill, Marcus Godfrey. Front: William Cibich, John Cser, Adrian McManus, Romi Branajaya. Not pictured: Oliver Neate, Peter Kokkoni.

Santos has won its fourth Adelaide Corporate Challenge indoor soccer title in five years, dominating the season to continue its reign of supremacy. Read more

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06 Dec 2010

Charles Underwood, Greg Cornish, Michael Jeffery, Andrew Yule, Joan Treweeke, David Pritchard, Dr Anne Wakatama.

Major General Michael Jeffery, former Governor-General of Australia, recently visited the Cooper Basin to inspect the Royal Flying Doctor Service operations at the Moomba Health Centre. Read more

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03 Dec 2010

Adelaide's best mo-grower Scott Knoblauch with Santos' best fundraiser Adrian Masullo.

A record 106 Santos Mo Bros and Mo Sistas took part in Movember to raise awareness of men’s health, successfully raising over $31,000 for Beyond Blue and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. Read more

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02 Dec 2010

With the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under fast approaching, a training ride with Olympic cyclist Shane Kelly was a perfect preparation opportunity for 28 Adelaide based employees. Read more

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29 Nov 2010

Santos has joined the Smith Family Toy and Book Appeal, which is aiming to deliver 17,000 Christmas packs to disadvantaged children Australia-wide this festive season. Read more

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26 Nov 2010

Santos’ outstanding apprentices were recognised last night at the Apprentice of the Year Awards ceremony at the Santos Centre in Adelaide. Read more

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25 Nov 2010

Emergency officer Jay Blood and technical specialist Bob Freschi shaking the boot.

Cooper Basin employees and contractors have raised more than $5000 as part of the Shake the Boot charity campaign, which will go towards the Adelaide Women's & Children's Hospital Newland Ward Burns Unit. Read more

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24 Nov 2010

Twenty-eight Santos employees volunteered at the Special Olympics.

The Santos Tour Down Under and the Special Olympics National Games received awards at the South Australian Tourism Awards last week. Read more

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19 Nov 2010

Footsteps team members Tony Lewis, Sam McMillan, Paul Dunn, and Andrew Corrick (absent) collecting their prizes from Andrew Antony.

A record 600-plus employees tested themselves and their pedometers in the 2010 Walk the Moomba Pipeline competition. Read more

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12 Nov 2010

Cangie Wu, Luciana Silva, Lanair Hedger-Smith, Ron McNab and Claire Behan.

Seven Santos employees volunteered at the recent launch of the Contemporary Art Centre of SA’s latest exhibition – The New New. Read more

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09 Nov 2010

Santos staff at the Desert Country exhibition.

As the principal partner of the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Santos is proud to support Desert Country – an exhibition that charts the 40-year evolution of the internationally acclaimed Australian desert painting movement. Read more

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08 Nov 2010

Events SA's Gary Beelitz, Santos' Kim Keane, and the Hon Paul Holloway MLC, Minister for Industrial Relations.

The Santos Tour Down Under has received the Best Public Event Safety Award from SafeWork SA. Read more

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05 Nov 2010

Ryan Milton and Cameron Brown cross the finish line in first place.

Eleven Santos employees took part in the Adelaide Trailblazer Challenge recently, walking, running and clambering their way over long distances to raise more than $3,000 for charity. Read more

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04 Nov 2010

The Garden of Ideas exhibition in the Santos Museum of Economic Botany.

The Botanic Gardens of Adelaide has officially launched its new exhibition, the Garden of Ideas, and recognised its partnership with Santos with a new installation. Read more

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28 Oct 2010

Santos employees raised more than $1200 for Slight For All, an organisation that works with Indigenous communities to treat preventable eye diseases, through an internal eBay-style auction of guernseys worn by participants in the Santos-sponsored Aboriginal Power Cup. Read more

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26 Oct 2010

Lance Armstrong has chosen the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under to be his final race on the International Cycling Union’s ProTour. Read more

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11 Oct 2010

2010 Santos Tour Down Under winner Andre Greipel

The Santos Tour Down Under was named the Best Tourism Event at the Australian Event Awards in Sydney last week. Read more

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06 Oct 2010

Santos has donated televisions from its One Tree camp in the Cooper Basin to the Australian Refugee Association. Read more

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05 Oct 2010

Happy hunting ground: a number of rare and threatened species were found.

Santos last month hosted two botanists from the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide on a successful four-day research and collection trip through the Cooper Basin. Read more

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29 Sep 2010

Santos Manager Commercial Eastern Australia and SACOME Councillor, Andrew Freeman, hands over the keys to SACOME CEO, Jason Kuchel, and SACOME Director Membership and Communications, Megan Andrews.

The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy’s (SACOME) promotion of the resources sector in South Australia has received a boost with the donation by Santos of a four-wheel drive. Read more

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26 Sep 2010

Wes with Peter Gooch, Operations Superintendent Cross Border.

Two Santos apprentices have achieved external recognition recently, with Wes Murray a finalist at the South Australian Training Awards and Chris Ferrall selected to take part in the Today's Skills, Tomorrow’s Leaders program. Read more

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25 Sep 2010

More than 18,000 people attended the Moon Lantern Festival in Adelaide's Elder Park

More than 18,000 people attended the Moon Lantern Festival – the free community event that is the “soul” of the OzAsia Festival, partnered by Santos. Read more

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22 Sep 2010

Santos' fastest, Andrew McCouaig, loosens up after the run.

Santos has again put in a record showing at Adelaide’s City-Bay Fun Run, with 185 participants joining about 31,000 others for the annual event last Sunday. Read more

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13 Sep 2010

The ASP's Professor Steve Begg, Mohamed Hakin Kamid and the ASP's Pavel Bedrikovetsky.

A student of the Australian School of Petroleum (ASP) at the University of Adelaide, who completed his honours project in collaboration with Santos, has received the Australia-Malaysia Business Council of South Australia’s top honour, the Patron’s Award. Read more

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10 Sep 2010

The main image on display in the Santos Centre, Adelaide.

Santos’ Port Bonython plant is the subject of paintings by South Australian artist Robert Habel on display in the foyer of the Santos Centre, Adelaide. Read more

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03 Sep 2010

The popular Northern Lights.

Santos won the Australia Business Arts Foundation (AbaF) Community Award for SA for its partnership with the Adelaide Festival 2010. Read more

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02 Sep 2010

Santos employees in Adelaide raised $1130 on Daffodil Day recently, which will be donated to the Cancer Council SA. Read more

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20 Aug 2010

Santos is helping authorities to protect unique outback fisheries, which have been boosted by the major floodwaters flowing through the region. Read more

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17 Aug 2010

Santos' Gary Smith and Peter Moriarty with be active's Sue Turner.

Santos employees have yet again shown their excellence in sporting endeavours, taking out the 1000 metre fastest team and fastest senior swimmer awards in the 2010 Aquatic Team Challenge in Adelaide. Read more

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29 Jul 2010

Signing the MoU at Nepabunna on 7 June 2010.

Santos is supporting a research program aimed at locating sustainable groundwater resources for Aboriginal communities in Australia’s remote outback. Read more

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28 Jul 2010

Competitors braved tough conditions in the Adelaide Hills.

Santos and the Central Districts Cycling Club recently partnered to present the 43rd annual Junior Cycling Tour of Adelaide at Macclesfield in the Adelaide Hills. Read more

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26 Jul 2010

Science students gathered at Santos Centre.

Earlier this month, 60 of Australia’s brightest young high school science students visited Santos to learn about the many careers and opportunities on offer in the energy industry. Read more

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22 Jul 2010

Keynote speaker Tan Sri Dr Munir Majid.

Santos has reaffirmed its strong ties with Asia, sponsoring the Asian Studies Association of Australia’s 18th Biennial Conference 2010 held at the University of Adelaide this month. Read more

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07 Jul 2010

Santos has contributed to the purchase of Witchelina Station, near Lyndhurst in central South Australia, which has been turned into the state's largest private nature reserve. Read more

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02 Jul 2010

Melissa Vallee, Marcus Godfrey, Kym Knuckey, James Fiebig, Sally McLennan and David Knox at the launch.

The 2011 Santos Tour Down Under has been officially launched at a ceremony in Adelaide. Read more

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01 Jul 2010

Into the wild: Adrian Marshall and Greg Cowley.

Santos employees raised a total of $1,575 for the Asthma Foundation of SA at the organisation’s Take a Breather Charity Challenge: Rogaining. Read more

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17 Jun 2010

Action in the girls' game at AAMI Stadium.

The 2010 Aboriginal Power Cup carnival and education development program, which uses Australian Rules football to encourage Aboriginal students in their studies and careers, reached its finale last weekend. Read more

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11 Jun 2010

Britney Skeen, Bradley McAdam, Sally Halstead, K'Tahni Pridham, Jessica Halstead, Che Cockatoo-Collins (Santos), Rae Skeen, Peter AhSam and Jacob Nichaloff at Scotch College.

Santos is supporting the Aboriginal organisation Yalari, which assists Aboriginal students from remote and rural Australia to gain access to first-class secondary education. Read more

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31 May 2010

Craigmore High School students with Santos' Che Cockatoo-Collins (back) and Kathryn Mitchell (right).

Santos recently hosted a group of Adelaide students involved in the Smith Family’s Next Steps program, which aims to help high schoolers make the transition from school to work. Read more

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21 May 2010

Santos employees in Adelaide raised $900 on Starlight Day recently, which will be given to the Starlight Children’s Foundation for a project at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Read more

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17 May 2010

Members of the Central Districts Cycling Club.

The Central Districts Cycling Club has announced a three-year partnership with Santos for support of the annual Junior Cycling Tour of Adelaide. Read more

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12 May 2010

Peter Cundall and author Bruce Morphett at the launch of Kitchen Garden: a Beginner’s Guide.

Have you ever wondered how to grow that perfect tomato or longed to make pumpkin soup with ingredients straight from your garden, but your thumb is black instead of green? Read more

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07 May 2010

Santos is supporting the Asthma Foundation of South Australia’s Take a Breather Charity Challenge: Rogaining, which is being held next month. Read more

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03 May 2010

Back: Simon Harmsen, Dan Solowij. Front: Damian Pontt, Brett Franklin, Gary Churcher.

A team from the Cooper Basin emergency services department collected 14 medals at the recent 2010 Australasian Police and Emergency Services Games in Hobart. Read more

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30 Apr 2010

Bat-wing coral tree, red bean tree © 2006. Etching by Judy Watson, Courtesy of Nomad Art Productions. Size: 33 x 24.5 cm.

Replant is an excursion through the eyes of six different artists into the remarkable world of plants in the tropical north of Australia. Read more

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20 Apr 2010

Employees handed out Santos clappers to the audience.

Santos employees volunteered at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Special Olympics Australia National Games in Adelaide on Monday, 19 April. Read more

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16 Apr 2010

Rebecca Kiage, Hon James Marape MP, Pastor Isaac Joseph MP, and Gregory Balavue at the UCL SERAus in Adelaide.

The PNG Minister for Education, Hon James Marape MP, and the Deputy-Governor of Southern Highlands Province, Pastor Isaac Joseph MP, were hosted in Adelaide recently by representatives from Santos. Read more

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14 Apr 2010

Back: Marcus Godfrey, Serkan Arkan, Fraser McLean, William Cibich. Front: Adrian McManus, John Cser, Romi Branajaya. Not pictured: Andrew Hodges, Eamonn Montague, Peter Min, Teof Rodrigues, Tomas Ganduglia.

Santos has continued its winning streak in the Adelaide Corporate Challenge indoor soccer competition, taking out its third title in four years. Read more

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12 Apr 2010

Santos is a proud sponsor of the 2010 Special Olympics Australia IX National Games, which will be held in Adelaide from 19-24 April. Read more

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01 Apr 2010

Santos is a major sponsor of INDOfest, a showcase of Indonesian culture, on this Sunday, 11 April, in Adelaide’s Rymill Park. Read more

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22 Mar 2010

Santos is sponsoring Earth Ride Adelaide 2010 – a free community event that gives bike riders the chance to cycle through car-free streets in the Adelaide CBD. Read more

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17 Mar 2010

Santos is supporting Palaentology Week 2010 at the South Australian Museum, which runs from 20-28 March. Read more

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16 Mar 2010

Santos Amazon Jasi Watson.

Santos employees have again excelled themselves in the annual BRW Triathlon, recording good results in Adelaide and Perth in recent weeks. Read more

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15 Mar 2010

The 2009 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair.

Santos has funded a fellowship for the Indigenous Curator at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Nici Cumpston, who recently travelled through Aboriginal communities and art centres in Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory. Read more

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26 Feb 2010

Festival-goers gather for their free photo at Northern Lights.

The Adelaide Festival kicked off with two Santos-supported events: the free fireworks spectacular A Little More Light, and the popular Northern Lights attraction. Read more

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25 Feb 2010

Jordan Weetra with Statewide Group Training's Barb Cox, Port Bonython plant manager Warren Kruger, and indigenous training and employment adviser Che Cockatoo-Collins.

As a part of Santos’ commitment to education, training and employment in the local community, the Port Bonython plant has taken on school-based apprentice Jordan Weetra. Read more

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12 Feb 2010

Santos is supporting the opening of the new South Australian Biodiversity Gallery at the SA Museum, which opened today, 12 February. Read more

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05 Feb 2010

Santos Aboriginal Training & Employment Adviser and former AFL star with Port Adelaide and Essendon, Che Cockatoo-Collins, and Santos Indigenous Affairs Manager, Andrew Antony, with students from LeFevre High School at Port's Alberton Oval.

Santos is joining the Port Adelaide Power AFL club to support the Aboriginal Power Cup and boost leadership programs and opportunities for Aboriginal secondary school children. Read more

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25 Jan 2010

Santos Chairman Peter Coates presents Tour winner Andre Greipel with the ochre jersey.

The 2010 Santos Tour Down Under has been hailed a success by the riders, commentators, experts, administrators, and the record 762,000 people who attended the event. Read more

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22 Jan 2010

Santos employees celebrate post-race in Goolwa.

More than 170 Santos riders have taken part in the Mutual Community Challenge Tour this morning, among an estimated crowd of 8000 entrants in the public ride. Read more

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10 Dec 2009

Nearly $2000 was raised for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in this year’s Moomba Pipeline Challenge. Read more

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08 Oct 2009

The RiAus has opened the doors to its newly refurbished headquarters in Adelaide, with significant help from Santos. Read more

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14 Sep 2009

The Santos Symphony Under the Stars is a free concert that attracts audiences of 25,000

Santos and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra received the Marsh Partnering Award from the Australia Business Arts Foundation for their 10-year partnership. Read more

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30 Jul 2009

Santos CEO David Knox, Botanic Gardens of Adelaide Director Stephen Forbes and SA Premier Mike Rann at the reopening of the museum

The Botanic Gardens of Adelaide will receive $2 million from Santos to fund three important new initiatives. Read more

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14 Jul 2009

Funi, one of the giant pandas due to arrive later this year. Photo courtesy Zoos SA.

The Santos Conservation Centre will be established as part of the new entrance to the Adelaide Zoo, backed by a $2 million contribution from Santos. Read more

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25 Jun 2009

Santos funding for the Asthma Foundation of SA will be used in a range of activities that increase the awareness of asthma in the community, and help people with asthma better manage their condition. Read more

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27 Apr 2009

The University College London has launched its new Adelaide campus, a move made possible by a $10 million commitment from Santos. The UCL School of Energy and Resources Australia (UCL SERAus) is the university’s first overseas campus in its 180-year history. Read more

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20 Apr 2009

More than 40 Santos employees took part in the BRW Corporate Triathlon at West Lakes, Adelaide, with excellent results. Read more

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30 Mar 2009

Santos has given $5 million towards the establishment of the Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus), an organisation which will promote scientific knowledge in the wider community. Read more

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