In 2019 REDARC committed to raising $40,000 in funds to be shared with the CFS Foundation, Junction Australia, Catherine House and the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), in honour of our 40 years in Australian manufacturing. In January 2020, Managing Director, Anthony Kittel presented these wonderful organisations with their Certificates of Donation and took the opportunity to see their facilities firsthand and meet the staff and volunteers. Read more.
REDARC is proud to support Australian veterans with a discount on purchases made from the REDARC webstore, with a discount code available through the APOD website.
REDARC has been supporting Junction Australia closely since 2011. Redarc supports Junction Australia in various ways, most recently using the prize money allocated from the 2014 Telstra Business Awards, REDARC donated $36,000 over a three year period, focusing on Family Connections Hackham.
To find out more or to make a donation click here.
Red25 is a unique giving program by the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Red25 members work towards ensuring that 25% of Australia's blood donations are secured. REDARC has been a part of Red25 since 2015.
For more information click here.
Catherine House is a provider of supported accommodation to women across South Australia facing homelessness. REDARC are continued supporters of this organisation with the most recent major event sponsorship for the 2019 Gala Dinner which was a success. Members of the REDARC team and their families recently also competed in the annual City to Bay fun run. Catherine house was the chosen charity for team REDARC to raise money prior to competing. For more information about Catherine House click here.
Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends are facing a major health crisis, yet it is rarely talked about. Prostate cancer is set to double in the next 15 years, three quarters of suicides are males. Half a million men take their own lives each year, that means one death every minute.
REDARC's Occupational Health Nurse Michelle Kittel said, “It is exceptional to see the staff supporting the various Movember activities to the extent they have. Whether that is through participating in the MOVE challenge, growing a 'MO' or donating generously, every bit helps.”
If you wish to donate to our REDARC team click here.
R U OK? Day
To commemorate R U Okay? Day and to reinforce the need to ask the question “are you okay?”, the REDARC wellbeing team hold a morning tea for our REDARC employees. This gave a great opportunity to start discussions with our fellow colleagues, to promote discussing mental health. Click here to learn more.
South Adelaide Football Club
The South Adelaide Football Club is a locally based SANFL football club, REDARC is proudly a long-term Silver Partner with the club. However, our involvement in women’s football extends to premier partners of the senior women’s teams. We congratulate the women’s team on becoming SANFLW Premiers for 2019. For more information on the club, click here.
South Adelaide Basketball Club
REDARC is proud to continue our long term major sponsorship of the South Adelaide Basketball Club.
World Solar Challenge
REDARC were excited to have followed the journey of our sponsored World Solar Challenge teams, TAFE SA and Flinders Automotive Solar Team, FAST. The teams headed to Darwin to commence their3,000kms to Adelaide in their solar powered vehicles. The World Solar Challenge is designed to push the limits of technological innovation by travelling the outback in a vehicle powered only by the energy of the sun. Teams comprise of tertiary and secondary students from over 30 countries.
For more information click here.
Variety Bash - 30th Anniversary
Since the beginning of the variety bash in 1985, 80,614km have been travel with $41 million raised. Entrepreneur and adventure Dick Smith took a group of intrepid motorists from Bourke, New South Wales, to Bourketown, Queensland. Throughout that inaugural journey he raised $250,000. The donations raised from this organisation help children who are sick, disadvantaged or with special needs follow their dreams. REDARC has been involved with the Variety Bash since 2010, our involvements have been through staff participation and sponsorship. Click here to discover more about the Variety Bash.
Big Red Bash
The Big Red Bash is Australia’s most remote major music festival, set at the Big Red Dune 35km west of Birdsville on the eastern edge of the Simpson Desert. It is a celebration of the beauty and freedom of the outback and the desert. REDARC are proud to be sponsors of the annual event since 2015.
For more information click here.
Cardijn College (Marcellin Campus)
The F1 in Schools STEM Challenge™ is the world’s foremost student competition for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Recently at the SA State Finals, the team finished 2nd, winning the Best Graphic Design Award, the Best Team Verbal Presentation and the Innovation Award. The team recently visited REDARC for an opportunity to meet and thank Managing Director, Anthony Kittel for our ongoing support. We are also proud to sponsor student awards such as the Apprentice of the Year Award. Click here to read about their success.
Brighton Secondary School - STEM (F1 in Schools)
Brighton Secondary School offers year eight students participating in the Think Bright Program, a specialised semester in Design and Technology with a focus on the F1 in Schools and Digital Technologies Curriculum. In 2018, the team saw a fantastic achievement in being named the World Champions at the F1 In Schools World Finals. The competition being the biggest STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) event in the world.
REDARC is proud to support such programs and youth development in South Australia. To read more about this program, click here.
St Peter's Girls School - SUBS in Schools
REDARC is proud to sponsor such programs in schools including the SUBS in Schools Technology Challenge. The Challenge is the result of collaboration between REA, the Department of Defence and industry stakeholders including the Australian Submarine Corporation and Saab Australia that see teams design either a Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV), an operable replica submarine or build a three-dimensional virtual scale model of living quarters for a futuristic submarine. Year 10 student Amy said, “The competition was a great learning experience and has opened up opportunities down the STEM pathway”. We are proud to announce the girls took home first place in the competition. For more information, click here.
Marcellin Technical College 2019
Jacob Brackenridge recently attended the Marcellin Graduation and Awards Night. Jacob is pictured with the 2019 Apprentice of the Year, Kalista Dellow, who is a first-year apprentice with Automotive Safety Engineering and is studying Certificate III in Engineering.
Pembroke - Team Koalafied
FIRST Robotics Competition inspires young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging students in mentoring programs building on science, engineering and technology skills. FIRST stands for (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). By participating in the program, students receive much more than just knowledge about robotics. They gain real experience in numerous areas of STEM and gain valuable skills that are likely to be taken with them for the rest of their live. REDARC is proud to sponsor such programs entering into our third year of sponsoring team Koalafied.
MOD (University of South Australia)
MOD at Uni SA is a futuristic museum of discovery. The exhibits are designed for 15-25-year old’s, with the interactivity aimed at this older audience. REDARC’s contributions towards this museum extend to growing the robotics capabilities and supporting undergraduate students in programming robots. We are proud to make a three-year commitment to this innovative and forecasted cultural institution. For more information click here.
The University of Adelaide's Prize for Social Enterprise Project (2019)
REDARC are proud to support The University of Adelaide's Prize for Social Enterprise Project. The prize is awarded by the University to the students who obtain the highest marks in the postgraduate course, Social Enterprise Project. REDARC extends its congratulations to the 2019 recipients David Fowler, Andrew Mooney and Kathryn Presser and look forward to supporting the project for the next 5 years.
Toyota Land Cruisers Club
In 2019 REDARC became a supporter of the Toyota Land Cruiser Club of Australia. Established in 1969, TLCC is the largest 4WD club in the southern hemisphere. Although it was established by Toyotas owners, the club excepts all makes of 4WD for more information about the club click here.
Australian Scout Jamboree 2019
REDARC were proud sponsors of the AJ2019 Australian Scout Jamboree, supporting the HiTech electronics activity in the hopes of inspiring the next generation of Australian engineers and technicians. REDARC provided soldering kits for the HiTech activity that gave Scouts a taste of technologies including Metal Detecting, Drones, Radio, Electronics and more.
National Safe Work Month
Each year in October, REDARC participates in Safe Work Monthm promoting safety and wellbeing at work. During this month all staff at REDARC make a commitment to improving the safety and health in the workplace. For more information click here.
REDARC is proud to be an ongoing sponsor of the CFS Foundation, having sponsored their Fire Trail event in 2016 and continuing our relationship with an ongoing donation to this cause. For more information click here.
The Governor's Leadership Foundation
REDARC are proud to announce their sponsorship of the Dr Paul Collier scholarship established by the Leaders Institute of South Australia. The scholarship is designed to allow potential leaders with disabilities to undertake the Governors Leadership Foundation (GLF) program.
The scholarship was developed in honour of Dr Paul Collier, a leader in the disability arts community, founder of the Dignity for Disability Party, quadriplegic and graduate of the 2009 GLF program, who passed away in early 2010. The scholarship will be utilised to support a leader with a disability or a leader working in an organisation that supports people with a disability to participate since.
For more information click here.