Westfield to be major sponsor of Christmas concert for INTERFET troops in East Timor

15 November 1999

Countries: Australia

Westfield today announced it would be a major sponsor of thespecial Christmas concert, featuring John Farnham and KylieMinogue, for INTERFET troops in East Timor on 21 December.

In addition to being a major sponsor of the event, Westfieldwill provide Australians with the opportunity to help sponsor a”Dili Bag” for each of our troops, containing products donated byAustralian companies, and also to assist CARE Australia to continuetheir efforts in East Timor.

Donations can be made only at special Westfield/CARE Australiabooths at all 30 Westfield Shoppingtowns across Australia, fromnext week until Christmas. About 5 million visits are made toWestfield Shoppingtowns in Australia every week.

Westfield Managing Director Steven Lowy said: “This is awonderful opportunity to get behind our service men and women whoare spending Christmas away from their families and also to helpraise much-needed funds for the rebuilding of East Timor.

“Westfield looks forward to working with CARE Australia and theother sponsors to ensure this concept benefits INTERFET and allthose working for the future of East Timor”.