Category: Sponsorship and Charity

National Tree Day Celebrations for 2021

August 2, 2021

Clean, fresh air to breathe; reduced greenhouse gases; beautiful wildlife; improving the land’s capacity to adapt to climate change. These are our goals for our future generations, and why Torque Toyota has been involved with Planet Ark’s Schools Tree Day, and National Tree Day, for the past 14 years and counting. Last Friday 30 July, as part of Australia’s largest annual tree-planting event, we were proud to work with six local schools across Brisbane and...

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Bringing alive National Tree Day in Brisbane

July 6, 2021

Enjoy getting your hands dirty, and making a positive contribution to your community? Us too! Torque Toyota is committed to a sustainable future, and we’re proud to be working with Planet Ark for our 14th year, on Australia’s largest annual tree-planting and nature care event, Schools Tree Day (30 July) and National Tree Day (1 August). We’re rallying the Brisbane and Moreton Bay community together for this important event, and we’d love YOU to join us! Fun fact: National Tree...

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Encouraging Kids to Unleash their creativity these school holidays

December 20, 2019

Toyota Australia is encouraging aspiring engineers, designers and creative thinkers to let their imaginations run wild these school holidays and create an image of their fantasy car to enter the 2020 Dream Car Art Contest. The annual global contest, now in its 14th year, calls on aspiring artists to unleash their creativity and paint or draw their vision of a car for the future. Children can enter in one of three age categories – under 8...

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Smiling for Smiddy – an epic 9 day journey from Townsville to Brisbane

August 26, 2019

DAY 1 – 141 KMS Townsville to Charters Towers Team Torque started with an easy roll out of Townsville to a favourite stop at the CWA Hall Woodstock for an early morning tea, before taking on the Mingela Range and crossing the mighty Burdekin River. They then made their way into Charters Towers, a beautiful old gold mining town, where they were hosted by the local School of the Air community. DAY 2 – 198...

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2019 National Tree Day Celebrations

July 28, 2019

National Tree Day by Planet Ark, sponsored by Toyota Australia, is Australia’s largest community tree-planting and nature care event. National Tree Day is an opportunity to have a positive impact on your local community and its environment, and to reconnect with nature. This year we were invited back by the Pine Rivers Koala Care Association Inc. to participate in their School’s Tree Day planting activities on the Friday 26th of July in Strathpine. As well...

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Calling on all Australians to add to the 25 million trees planted to date

July 25, 2019

Toyota Australia’s dealer network, students and local communities are rallying together this week for Australia’s largest annual tree-planting and nature care events – Schools Tree Day and National Tree Day. Earlier this week in South Australia, the Adelaide Crows squad were already out in force at Enfield Primary School for a Schools Tree Day activity. Supported by Conservation Volunteers SA and Toyota Australia, players attended the school for an assembly, followed by a series of...

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Dedicated to “Mobility For All,” Toyota robots augment and amplify human capabilities

July 22, 2019

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), as a worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, aims to provide mobility solutions that go beyond providing official vehicles for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. One way Toyota is doing this is by participating in the “Tokyo 2020 Robot Project”, a project led by the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) that brings the government, Tokyo Metropolitan government, as well as Games’...

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Toyota’s Good For Footy Raffle Aims to Raise $1Million

June 27, 2019

Toyota’s Good for Footy raffle is aiming to raise $1 million this year for hundreds of grassroots footy clubs around Australia. The raffle includes Toyota-donated prizes valued at up to $150,000, including three new vehicles, and allows hundreds of clubs to rally their local communities to buy tickets at just $5 each. All funds from the online ticket sales go back to the clubs, who are able to register to participate at Toyota has helped...

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Torque Toyota Supports Smiling for Smiddy

June 25, 2019

Torque Toyota have been proud supporters of Smiling for Smiddy and the Mater Foundation for over 5 years. We are pleased to say that by the end of 2019, have supported Team Torque in raising $50 000 towards cancer research.  Our involvement started when our Fleet Manager, Jeff McKeon, lost a dear friend after a long battle with cancer. Determined to not sit on the side line anymore, a bedside promise that Jeff made to...

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2019 Dream Car Art Contest Entries

February 25, 2019

At the start of the school year we teamed up with five schools in our local areas. Classes from Mango Hill State School, Albany Hills State School, Holy Spirit School, The Lakes College and Good Shepherd Christian School to participate to the 13th edition of the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest. The contest is a great opportunity for children up to 15 years to express their creativity by drawing their “Dream Car” for a chance...

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