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  • Christie Parksafe wins Industry Award of Excellence

    on August 8, 2013 News with 0 comments

    award2012Christie Parksafe was presented with a prestigious Award of Excellence at the 2012 Caravan and Camping Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner, on 25th July at the Fairmont Resort, Leura. Christie Parksafe won Best Industry Product Provider.

    Lyndel Gray, Chief Executive Officer of the Caravan, Camping and Touring Industry and Manufactured Housing Industry Association of NSW (CCIA), said the awards are an acknowledgement of excellence in the quality of products and services within our industry’ in NSW.

    There were 23 winners amongst the 54 finalists and 5 businesses achieved commendations awards. This is a testament to the strength of the industry and its operators, Ms Gray said.

    “The judges commented that Christie Parksafe is a 40 year old family company that produces products tailored to clients’ needs. They focus on safety, hygiene and efficiency and are avid supporters of the caravan & camping industry”.

    More than 230 industry members from across NSW assembled at the Fairmont where the Awards of Excellence served as a grand finale to a two day conference (23-25 July) titled “Still Ahead of the Game”

    “The “Winter Wonderland” themed event would not have been possible without the sponsorship and support of the NSW Department of Primary Industries Catchments & Lands, Australian Turf Club Rosehill Gardens, Destination NSW, K-Mac Powerheads, Parable Productions and Tow-ed”.

    “I congratulate all this year’s winners, who have set excellent standards for our sector and for tourism in NSW,” Ms Gray said.

    Christie Parksafe. began business as an Electrical Engineering and Contracting company operating on the Mornington Peninsula area of Victoria, Australia. In the early 1970’s they perceived the need for easy access to outdoor entertaining and conceived the idea of producing fixed electrical public cooking facilities in attractive environmental outdoor settings for public use. In 1974 they began selling these products to Municipal Councils throughout Australia; with the most prominent being the highly successful number along Alexandra Avenue on the bank of the Yarra River in Melbourne. In addition there are in excess of 500 units on Queensland’s Gold Coast and 500 units in Australia’s Capital, Canberra.: