CAUTION – WET ROAD AHEAD! The Risk of Hydroplaning

With winter upon us and some particularly wet conditions of late, it is useful to reconsider our driving habits over the coming months.  Wet road conditions can result in more instances of aquaplaning or hydroplaning. Hydroplaning occurs when a car’s tyre separates from the road surface thus causing a temporary loss of control.  It occurs when a film of water is present … Read More

So much for circumstances; create opportunities!

It is amazing what can be achieved in the space of two short years, and the momentum that can build for something that started as a means to provide opportunities for less fortunate individuals.  Peter Burt and Clara Davies have reason to be proud of their role in creating an Australian first – an Easy Access Basket (EAB) for a hot … Read More

Supporting International Day of People With Disability

Following the launch of the Easy Access Basket (EAB) for a hot air balloon in May 2012, Burt & Davies developed a partnership with Scope Victoria which saw several Scope clients, including Lavourne Service, benefit from this innovative venture.

“An Uplifting Feeling”

Following the very successful launch of the Burt & Davies balloon on 23 February 2012, the Law Institute of Victoria has run a double page feature article in the latest edition of its monthly journal – the Law Institute Journal.

Burt & Davies Takes to Melbourne’s Skies

On 23 February 2012, the Burt & Davies hot air balloon was launched!  In conjunction with our good friends at Global Ballooning, we hit the heights and took to Melbourne’s skies for a spectacular morning flight over the Melbourne CBD. After arriving a little bleary eyed at the Hilton on the Park at 5.15am, it didn’t take long for the excitement … Read More

Bringing Project Walk to Melbourne – Gala Dinner

Project Walk Melbourne is a not-for-profit organisation committed to bringing hope to those with spinal cord injury.  One of our clients, Rhiannon Tracey, has been instrumental in the venture “Bringing Project Walk to Melbourne”.  Project Walk Melbourne is intent on opening a facility in Melbourne, with the view to providing more rehabilitation choices to those with spinal cord injury and to further … Read More

The Launch of Golden Opportunities – “Go”

On 16 July 2010, Peter and Clara had the great honour of attending the inaugural fundraising dinner for Golden Opportunities (“GO”) – a foundation which has been established by one of their former clients, Justin Stevenson.