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Mader Group recognises the opportunity the mining sector has, to improve socio-economic development in remote areas. Through the sponsorship of a broad scope of local regional events, Mader strives to empower communities, improve social dynamics and lessen inequality. Mader Group is proud to support a growing number of events across Australia.
Taking place in the Central Highlands (Queensland), this community event showcases budding to senior motocross skills across the region over a series of weekends. With strong ties to the Central Highlands region, Mader was proud to sponsor the Blackwater and Emerald components of the series.
The local champions of Tom Price in Western Australia, the Townsite Eagles took out the 2018 Minor Premiership. Mader supported the team through the supply of jumpers for their Indigenous round.
The local champions of Western Australia's oldest country Football club in Kalgoorlie. This iconic team have a valiant and passionate history which Mader Group is proud to be a part of, through longstanding sponsorship.
Running for over 20 years, this not for profit Campdraft & Rodeo event is held annually in the township of Pannawonica in the Pilbara, Western Australia. Attracting almost 3000 people to the town each year, this event is an opportunity to showcase local talent and bring business and national music artists into an otherwise quiet town of just 695 people.
This small Pilbara Rodeo club has approximately 25 members and is entirely run by club members and volunteers. Relying heavily on generous sponsors, such as Mader Group, to help keep community clinics, campdrafts and rodeos running for youth and adults alike.
A flagship event hosted by the Newman Enduro Club on a cattle station 42km south of Newman. Kicking off at the break of dawn, local junior and senior motorbike riders take race along station roads, single trail, riverbed and rocky outcrops. In 2018, Mader supported a team of riders for the first time, including Travis Lawrance, a loyal Mader employee of 10 years!
A popular community event for families, the Boddington Lions Rodeo attracts locals and families from surrounding areas. With close ties to the Boddington area, Mader was honoured to support local talent and bring business into an otherwise quiet town.
Funded by Queensland Sport and Recreation, the BMX QLD Inc. promotes BMX riding across metro and regional Queensland. Uniting 33 clubs from the Gold Coast to Weipa, this sponsorship helps to bring together budding sporting champions across the state. Our sponsorship of this event serves to reflect our promotion of maitaining a healthy work-life balance.
Dating back to before the World Wars, Eisteddfod’s have a long history in Mackay. The post-war 1947 Mackay Eisteddfod was the first to hit the region and they have been an enduring tradition since. Whilst this sponsorship was one of Mader’s more humble offerings, it reflects our vision to remind staff and stakeholders of the importance of family and work-life balance.
Mader Group is a Platinum Sponsor of the MacKay City Hawks Football Club (Queensland AFL). Understanding the strong influence sporting clubs have on younger generations in metro and regional areas, Mader is a proud to support these talented footballers and community role models.
Mader Group was proud to sponsor an award at the 2018 Tom Price Senior High School School Valedictory Ceremony last Friday alongside major community members including Rio Tinto, Sodexo, Tom Price Volunteer Fire & Rescue, The Australian Defence Force and State Emergency Service. The diverse range of sponsors highlighted the rich opportunities available to graduating students in 2018. Our history in the Pilbara dates back to 2005 when Mader was a one-man-band working out of a single ute. It was an honour to give back to the community where it all started.
Fundraising for the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Mader pulled together teams of riders for 2016, 2017 and 2018. This is the largest cycling fundraiser in Western Australia and takes extraordinary commitment and dedication of thousands of riders and crew. Over the past few years, our Mader team has raised close to $71,000!
Dashing around Western Australia and flying the Mader flag high, our sponsorship of the YB Cosworth powered Mk2 Escort reminds us of the importance of a work-life balance which is often lost in the rise of never-ending workdays. No time to do the things you love? Ask us about our lifestyle rosters.
Mader Group has partnered with CITIC Pacific Mining to raise funds for Heart Foundation at the Sino Iron Ore Project mine site. Donating a Giant Talon Mountain bike, this raffle prize serves to highlight the importance of work-life balance and incorporating fitness into your everyday routine.
The Meadow Springs community participate in Relay for Life annually to celebrate local cancer survivors and recognise the unsung heroes – their carers. Raising vital funds for Cancer Council research and support services, this event is an opportunity to honour all those affected by cancer and remember loved ones lost.
Mader Group recently hosted a team building event challenging employees to a series of competitions to forge effective communication and encourage teamwork. Ending with a bike assembly challenge, the group was greeted with the arrival of three children and a Heart Kids Foundation representative. To our employees' surprise, the bikes were donated to Zara, Dylan and Matthew - three inspirational warriors who had been through open heart surgery. Competitive banter and team building challenges suddenly felt very small as the kids took their bikes for a spin for the first time.
As the mining sector continues to ramp up and demand for specialist skills increases, both private and public organisations are realising the vital importance of equipping our youth with the knowledge and skills to fill occupational gaps. Mader is supporting our industry’s superstars of tomorrow through a donation of 3 diesel engines to Thornlie Tafe. Initiated and coordinated by Mader's Perth workshop, the donation will assist in training Perth's youth through a Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice Program.
Mader believes participating in corporate volunteer initiatives help our staff establish a sense of purpose critical to maintaining a fulfilled, engaged and productive workforce, whilst also strengthening ties and making a valuable difference in the community.
Every child is deserving of a good education, however, this is often beyond reach in many developing countries. Mader is currently assisting with the construction of an extension project at Kijilamatambo School through the donation of USD$20,000 and a lending hand by a select team of Mader's Technical Advisors and Trainers.
Mader Group takes pride in encouraging locals to get out on the field to promote health and fitness, through the sponsorship of a local soccer club in Solwezi, Zambia.
Enabling local Laos nationals to participate in the AFL Asian Championship, Mader's sponsorship of the Elephants Football Club allows very talented footballers a chance to showcase their skills against other teams from the region.
Mader sponsors the "Rugby Club" which is surprising not a sporting association. This ambitious club participates in initiatives such as funding for orphanage equipment and various charities across Mongolia.
Often it takes just a simple push for momentum to develop into an unstoppable force. Sport is the momentum communities need to culturally and socially connect communities. Mader recently contributed to the construction of cricket facilities for youth in Mongolia, including a set of cricket nets.
Each Ronald McDonald House relies on a large team of volunteers every day to help families of seriously ill children across Australia. Mader has joined this mission by taking part in the Perth Home for Dinner Program. Welcoming families with a smile, a team of Mader employees will band together to cook a homemade dinner for those staying at Ronald McDonald House. After a long day by their child's hospital bed, a warm meal helps to ease the burden of their difficult journey.
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