Sweatworking 2017

Sweatworking – BAL’s Corporate Physical Challenge Event

On September 21, teams from Canberra businesses came together for an evening of Sweatworking to raise money with each team registering with a minimum $250 donation to Communities@Work.

The sixth annual Sweatworking® event saw 22 teams of 4, rotate through 10 stations completing a variety of exercises including the gruelling burpee and jump!

Thank you to everyone for participating in our Sweatworking event last night. We cannot thank everyone enough for the donations that totalled $6,500!  We were very proud to hand over the cheque to Communities@Work.

After the first round was completed, there was a quick break for a sausage sizzle and some networking, before the finals began. The teams that made it to the finals were

  1. Don’t Stop BALieving
  2. Netier Red
  3. Deloitte Sweat Warriors
  4. Much Fit.

Special thank you to:

  • Tina Barac and her team from Ignite Nutrition for organising the circuit program and motivating everyone through the challenge
  • Our Charity Partner, Communities@Work for cooking the BBQ on the night
  • BAL Staff for scoring
  • AIS for an amazing venue

Sweatworking® is an annual networking event organised by Bradley Allen Love Lawyers which pits teams from a variety of Canberra organisations against each other in a physical challenge.

Bradley Allen Love hold the annual Sweatworking® challenge to facilitate being able to network and staying active at the same time.

Managing Legal Director, John Wilson was very proud to present Communtiies@Work with a cheque for $6,500.  “It is really great to see all these Canberra teams come out to support Communities@Work” said John.

Bradley Allen Love are excited about the partnership with Communities@Work, raising funds to assist them in the vital role they play in our community.

Sweatworking cheque

The list of organisations that participated in Sweatworking®2017 and donated are;

  • Netier
  • Addvantage Financial Freedom
  • Much More Than Money
  • RSM
  • Global School Partners
  • Colliers International
  • Xact Project Consulting
  • SPA Accounting
  • Nexia Canberra
  • LJ Hooker
  • Ernst & Young
  • Deloitte
  • Communities@Work

OUR 2017 CHARITY PARTNER – Communities@Work


Communities@Work is a broad-based social enterprise serving the community in the ACT and wider capital region.  Offering choice and flexibility across numerous centres and sites, we are a leading provider of children’s services. We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 88148) offering qualifications and professional development in early education and care.  Our surplus for purpose philosophy enables us to provide valuable community support services to seniors, people with a disability and the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our community.  With a rich heritage spanning 40 years, we truly understand the needs of our local community. We balance sound business acumen with empathy for those in need and adopt a client-centered approach to the delivery of services:While some community services are provided on a fee-for-service basis or funded through government contracts, our charitable programs rely on strong corporate, philanthropic and community support. We are endorsed to receive tax deductible donations.