At HTG we believe in giving back; we continually strive to make a difference to our community.
We regularly partner with charities and not-for-profits, we sponsor local community groups and we offer internship opportunities across all of our business units.
Our Telstra retail stores partnered with LIVIN’, to spread awareness about the stigma of mental health. Customers were gifted with Christmas Cards to pass on to loved ones in exchange for donating money to the amazing charity. We raised $2692 by the end of the campaign.
Our Telstra retail stores partnered with the Animal Welfare League of Queensland, to raise money for the amazing cause at Christmas time. HTG contributed $3000 to the total funds raised, and we are proud to have raised a total of $5983 by the end of the campaign.
Our retail stores partnered with Bravehearts to raise awareness for White Balloon Day. We ran an in store competition, where each of our stores gave the prize of a new mobile phone and Champagne breakfast in a Hot Air Balloon, to the winning customer.
Our whole company joined forces for our ‘Pinky Promise’ campaign, in partnership with The Cancer Council of Australia. We held four breakfasts across our business units, with a mix of staff members and customers in attendance. We had guest speakers at each event and proudly raised $8000 for Breast Cancer Awareness.
TAFE Coomera built a module into the curriculum for their Digital Media students that centred around building an animated training video for our in house software, Paradise. The students were given 3 months to work collaboratively on a 10 minute training video that would showcase our system in an informative and fun way. The end result was incredible and is used in every staff induction we run.
We partnered with the Animal Welfare League of Queensland for the first time, to promote awareness and raise money for this wonderful organisation at Christmas Time. We held events in our Telstra stores where customers could cuddle and have their photo taken with some beautiful puppies. HTG matched the donations from customers dollar for dollar and in the end proudly raised $4000 For AWLQ.
Our Telstra retail stores proudly partner with Bravehearts every year to raise awareness for White Balloon Day. Our staff commit to the cause by dressing all in white on the day, handing out balloons and raising money through customer donations.
As part of their mid-term assessment, the marketing students from TAFE Gold Coast were given the task of coming up with a marketing strategy for HTG recruitment. The students presented their assignments to a panel of TAFE teacher and HTG leaders, and a winning strategy was chosen. This gave the students an excellent opportunity to expand their marketing skills, and practise their public speaking.
Our three Telstra retail stores donned their orange T-Shirts to raise much needed funds for Guide Dogs QLD.
Our Telstra retail stores partnered with Bravehearts for the first time by holding an in store event for White Balloon Day. Our whole company dressed all in white and raised money for Bravehearts through customer donations.
For the second year in a row, we sponsored Make a Wish’s Amazing Race. This year, one of our directors, Paul, even joined in with his own team! The end of the race was held at HTG’s Head Office.
The whole of HTG joined in for Day for Daniel by dressing all in red. Money was raised and donated to the Daniel Morcombe Foundation, through generous donations made by all staff members
HTG Head Office participated in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea with a massive bake off! We had around 100 dishes contributed to the event, all baked by head office staff members.
This was the first year that we sponsored Make a Wish’s Amazing Race. We had two teams in the competition, one of which finished in second place! The race is an incredibly well organised event and a great deal of fun was had by all participants.
On behalf of our Telstra Business Centres, we raised and donated $10,350 for the Gratham Community Flood Fund.
We believe learning recharges the soul, and there is no better way to learn than on the job experience. It is because of this belief, that we love welcoming Interns and Trainees into our business to help them gain much needed work experience. We have worked with Interns from Bond University, Griffith University and Study Gold Coast. We also had a long term Trainee join our team from Aquinas College.