Quick Questions with DFK Crosbie- Naming Rights Sponsor for the 2019 Comedy Debate


As the Annual Celebrity Comedy Debate approaches we took a moment to speak with our naming rights sponsor DFK Crosbie, a business advice and accounting firm in Newcastle. Shaun Mahony, Partner in Audit at DFK Crosbie, answered a few quick questions relating to their relationship with The Mai-Wel Group and the Comedy Debate:

How did you first hear about the Mai-Wel Group and when did your affiliation start?

DFK Crosbie have been presenting the Mai-Wel Comedy Debate since 2015.

Why have you continued to sponsor the Annual Comedy Debate through the years?

Mai-Wel is a major contributor to the community and it is great to be associated with a not for profit organisation who like us deliver peace of mind.

What is your favourite part of the night?

Seeing the community come together to enjoy themselves for the benefit and having a laugh.

This year the subject is Artificial Intelligence: friend or foe?, Does Artificial intelligence play any part in your business?

Yes, as our industry moves to cloud based software.

As a business, what are the benefits of supporting organisations such as The Mai-Wel Group?

Helping those in the community.        

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The Mai-Wel Group is one of the larger Disability Service Providers in the Lower Hunter Region, providing services and programs to more than 800 clients across nine Local Government Areas.

The Mai-Wel Group employs more than 170 local support and administrative staff in addition to 110 local supported employees. The ethos of The Mai-Wel Group carries throughout the organisation from management and staff, and on to clients.

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