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Think Piece: Effective support for stress illness

Dr Helen Donovan. Published Thursday 7 September, 2017 One in every 12 currently serving defence force members has experienced Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) within the past 12 months, and the total number of currently serving members with some form of mental health challenge (such as anxiety or depression) is likely to be much higher. In the […]


Veterans’ Support Walk

Sunday 29th October walk, run or roll around the River Torrens at 10.30am All funds go directly to Trojan’s Trek, a program to help with the rehabilitation of young veterans returning from combat duties. Four different event options with prize money on offer: 1) 5km walk (families, prams, and pets on leash are welcome). Two $50 […]


RSL Queensland reports on the first ever QLD Women’s Trek

Matilda Dray reports in RSL News that the Women’s Trek, held in Millmerran “…..provided camaraderie, new perspectives and a second chance at life for the trek’s participating veterans and mentors.” Read the full report here  

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It is not the first time that Brian Budden, ex-5 RAR first tour 1966/67 has shown his altruistic side to the benefit of the Trojan’s Trek Foundation. But this time the donation was awarded on a day to signify a memory he wishes to commemorate.  The donation marks the day John Sweetnam 8 Pl C […]



From: Lieutenant Colonel Moose Dunlop OAM (Retd) 0408 088 886 “I have learnt so much about myself and how I react with people.” Trekker 2016 Introduction 1. This report covers the QLD and SA treks. Trojan’s Trek QLD was conducted from 8 to 13 May on, and around the Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia […]

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  On 11 May a joint meeting between the boards of RSL Care and Trojan’s trek was held at the War Veterans’ Home (WVH) at Myrtle Bank.  The objective of the gathering was to share information related to the aspirations and operation of both organisations. After a period of discussion, it became apparent that both […]



  “I view this program as a lighthouse, it guides me away from the rocks.” K Introduction 1. Trojan’s Trek Qld 2017 was conducted from 5 to 10 March on and around the Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia (SSAA) Range Facility at Captain’s Mountain on the Darling Downs. This is the third time the male trek […]



  Preamble FY 2015/16 saw treks run for men and women in SA and a male trek was run for the second time in QLD. The independent analysis of outcomes was consistently excellent with more than 80% of the trekkers improving in more than 80% of the areas measured using standard psycho-social instruments. This year […]

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This year we had 27 sponsors and 189 walkers register, a great result and thanks to you all for your support. However the weather was not being friendly. In short it looked grim with an on-going poor prediction. Thanks to AEP the day was organised down to the last tee. Many thanks go to AEP […]

Meet our female Trek Team

AMY. Amy Vickers grew up in Hobart, with a love for the sea and a passion for people. Amy lives with her husband and family on the NSW south coast. She spends her free time on the water, by the beach or camping with three beautiful children; life is rarely dull. Amy has served for […]


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