Director of Communication Deanna Nott and CRESD Deputy Head
Brigadier Bill Sowry with Airport Transfer Solutions Managing
Director Peter Sanders at the 2012 Employer Support Awards
Supporting the community is a focus for Gold Coast businessman
This is what drove him to become a supportive employer of
Mr Sanders, who is the Managing Director of Airport Transfer
Solutions, learned about the Supportive Employer program through
Cadet, Reserve and Employer Support Division's Director of
Communication Deanna Nott.
"When Deanna told me about how she and the Division promote the
benefits of Reserve service to the community and especially
employers, I thought I needed to sign up," said Mr Sanders.
"I really believe in helping the community wherever I can, and
doing this is a way I can make a small difference.
"Our company transfers more than 15,000 passengers each year to
various airports around southern Queensland as well as to corporate
functions and events.
"Whenever I have the opportunity, I tell my passengers about the
good work that Australia's Reservists are doing here as well as
Mr Sanders said having the opportunity to mix with a wide range
of employers at the 2012 Employer Support Awards further opened his
eyes to work of Reservists.
"I was really impressed to hear that most of the soldiers in the
Solomon Islands and East Timor at the moment are Reservists," said
Mr Sanders after attending the awards function, hosted by the
Defence Reserves Support Council at Gallipoli Barracks in
"It was also good to learn that so many of them helped
Queenslanders during the floods last year."
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