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Our Communities

We understand the importance of locals supporting locals. We actively support community groups, events, sporting clubs and charities across our entire dealership network.

Pickerings Group Charity Contribution

On the purchase of a Suncorp Insurance Policy, our customers can donate $25 from their policy premium to a nominated charity. Charities are selected quarterly by each dealership. Through this program, our dealerships have supported the following organisations.

  • The Salvation Army
  • Queensland Cancer Council
  • Australian Red Cross
  • Althea Projects North Queensland
  • Cootharinga North Queensland
  • IFYS Limited
  • Lions inPlace Incorporated

Fuel for Schools – Townsville

The Fuel for Schools charity provides Townsville primary and high school students with breakfast essentials and school supplies. Pickerings Kia is a proud partner of the Fuel for Schools Program.

Learn IT Program – Queensland Youth Services - Townsville

The Learn IT Program assists Queensland pre-learner and learner drivers, with limited access to a suitable vehicle or supervisor, with obtaining their learners permit and learning to drive. Pickerings Auto Group has donated a car to the program and covers all servicing costs.

Special Children’s Christmas Party - Townsville

Based in Townsville, the Special Children’s Christmas Party aim to have fun while making memories through providing children with special needs and their families with a special Christmas Party held in December each year.

Rotary Club of Townsville

The Rotary Club of Townsville are a group of men and women with one aim in mind, to do good things for the community through collaborative efforts. Pickerings Auto Group together with their new car manufacturers have provided vehicles to needy families.

Northern Australia’s Festival of Arts (NAFA)

Pickerings Auto Group is proud to be the official transport partner for NAFA.

Football North Queensland

Pickerings Auto Group and Townsville Auto Group are proud to support Football North Queensland’s School Program.

NQ Elite Rodeo

Putting the very best Rodeo athletes against the very best Rodeo stock in Australia, NQ Elite Rodeo put on a great competition for spectators and show junior and emerging rodeo stars that there is a pathway to success. Pickerings RAM is proud sponsor of NQ Elite Rodeo.

Ronald McDonald House – Mackay and North Queensland

The Ronald McDonald House keeps families together and close to the care their child needs.

Mackay Hospital Foundation 

The Mackay Hospital Foundation is a community driven charity, providing fundraising support to the Mackay Base Hospital and additional public hospitals in the Mackay district.

Grapevine Group Association Inc

Grapevine Group Association Inc raises funds and awareness for suicide prevention in the Mackay, Isaac, and Whitsunday regions.

Children’s Cancer Institute Australia

Children’s Cancer Institute Australia are dedicated to saving the lives of all children with cancer and improve their long-term health, through research.

Autism Northern Territory

Autism Northern Territory provide support for children, parents, carers, teachers, school staff and professionals working or living with those on the Autism spectrum.

Bargara FC

Bundaberg Motor Group have supported Bargara FC for more than eight years. We love watching the club grow from strength to strength!

Wecare 2

Fraser Coast Motor Centre are proud to partner with Wecare 2 a local charity ensuring the community of Hervey Bay has food relief, shelter relief and counselling services.

Rally For A Cause 

Rally for a cause actively supported local Fraser Coast families and individuals affected by life-limiting medical conditions and/or whose lives have been disrupted by detrimental circumstances beyond their control.

Wish List Sunshine Coast Health Foundation

Wish List Sunshine Coast Health Foundation is dedicated to fundraising for the needs of the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services to provide medical equipment and support services.

Sunshine Butterflies Inc.

Sunshine Butterflies is a disability support service and charity located on the Sunshine Coast.

Uniform 4 Kids – Sunshine Coast

Uniform 4 Kids repurposes pre-loved uniforms into clothes for children who have a need.

Hervey Bay Seagulls NRL

Hervey Bay Bombers AFL

Fraser Coast Flames Netball

Fraser Coast Flames Soccer

Fraser Coast Motor Centre is proud to sponsor these local sporting organisations both at grass roots junior level right up to seniors playing.