Rork Projects – Australia’s leading Indigenous construction and fit out company – is pleased to announce a landmark partnership with the National Basketball League foundation club – the Brisbane Bullets.
The two-year deal sees Rork Projects become an Official Partner of the Brisbane Bullets and their 2019-2020 Indigenous Round Naming Rights Partner.
“We are delighted with the opportunity to partner with the Brisbane Bullets, a club that shares our values of excellence, drive and determination and commitment to the community,” Rork Projects co-owner John Paul Janke said.
Brisbane Bullets CEO Jim Carmichael said the partnership with Rork Projects was a good fit.
“Rork Projects is well respected throughout the business and indigenous spaces. Having them on board as our naming rights partner for the NBL’s Indigenous Round establishes genuine legitimacy and shows how important we both feel this celebration is.”
“Ever since I first met the team from Rork Projects there was a great sense of family and we knew from the outset that the values of Rork Projects and the Bullets align.
“Albeit we have a two-year partnership around indigenous round, we are looking forward to a much deeper relationship between us,” said Jim Carmichael.
For Rork Projects other co-owner Brian O’Rourke, it is about recognising excellence and supporting the development of the game from local clubs to the elite national competition.
“We’re impressed by the way the Bullets are developing young talent in Queensland with the recent launch of the Bullets Academy pathway,” he said.
“As business owners we respect the hard work, dedication and talent that goes into making a successful team and we look forward to an outstanding season for the Brisbane Bullets.”
As naming rights partner for the club’s Indigenous Round 2019-2020, Rork Projects’ continues its ongoing commitment to creating a greater awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, diverse cultures and rich histories.
The deal comes on the back of Rork Projects’ ongoing support of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and The Literacy For Life Foundation – and a recently launched initiative that will assists Indigenous foundations to provide educational scholarships at leading Australian boarding schools for Indigenous students.