Entries by Trojan's Trek

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A DONATION WITH MESSAGE

L/Cpl Brian Budden, ex 5 RAR and veteran, has donated to the Foundation on three previous occasions.  On each, he has dedicated the bequest to one of the men killed while he was on operations with the battalion in Vietnam.  The latest donation is to remember Major Don Bourne, the story below.    Donald Mackenzie […]

BOARD WORKSHOP

Over the weekend 22 to 23 Jun, the Trojan’s Trek Board met in Brisbane to discuss the way forward for the Foundation. This is the third occasion in the last 4 years the board has gathered for the purpose of future strategy and direction and the first under the new Chairman Paul Keady. The meeting […]

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Supporters of Trojan’s Trek recognised with prestigious philanthropy award

Hand Heart Pocket the Charity of Freemasons Queensland was today awarded the inaugural Queensland Community Foundation’s Board of Governors’ Award for Outstanding Achievement at the Philanthropy of the Year Awards for 2019. Having significantly increased its philanthropic footprint in recent years, the award recognises an individual or organisation for their exceptional and sustained Queensland philanthropy. […]

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MURRAY BRIDGE RSL PROVIDES SUPPORT

Many would not be aware of the existence of the Murray Bridge RSL Club. As one of the locals informed me, it’s “a little known gem.” And to put the club management into perspective; RSL Club winner 2015, 16 and 18, did you know 3,000 attend the Anzac Day dawn service, and that the peace march by […]

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VISIT TO SUPACAT HQ PORT MELBOURNE

As previously reported, Supacat, an international player in the defence industry, has selected the Trojan’s Trek Foundation as the organisation which will be supported by them during 2019.  As a follow-on from Moose’s visit to Sydney to attend and speak to their annual dinner in 2018, Mick Halloran, the Managing Director requested that his Melbourne […]

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Programme Evaluation shows success of TT

Since the Trojan’s Trek program was commenced in SA in 2009 and in QLD in 2015, each participant attending is asked to complete four standard psycho-social instruments on three occasions.  This data is later independently analysed to measure outcomes by the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation in QLD for the QLD attenders, and by Flinders University […]

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SOUTH COAST VETERANS (SCV) SUPPORT

As previously reported the SCV, a group of primarily ex-military individuals and their partners have this year indicated that their fundraising efforts will be directed to support the Trojan’s Trek Foundation.  The group conducts a whole range of activities designed to raise money for organisations which support veterans. Functions such as quiz nights, dinner dances and […]