Entries by Trojan's Trek

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REPORT: TROJAN’S TREK SOUTH AUSTRALIA SEPTEMBER 2019

Patron: His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Li AC Governor of South Australia Distribution:  See below  REPORT:  TROJAN’S TREK SOUTH AUSTRALIA SEPTEMBER 2019  Introduction Trojan’s Trek in South Australia (SA) was conducted at Moolooloo Station in the North Flinders Ranges from 15 to 20 September 2019. This was the eleventh year of treks conducted in […]

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Supacat speaks

For the past two years, the Foundation has been receiving support from an International Company named Supacat, who is the world’s leading specialist in high mobility defence vehicles. As part of this support, the Managing Director offered two of his staff to assist with the running of the 2019 trek in SA. The offer was […]

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SUPACAT STAFF ASSIST

Treks always involve a lot of organisation and preparation.  As one can understand, to take a group of sometimes brittle, 35 to 40 individuals away to the North Flinders Ranges from Saturday to Friday and cater for every conceivable issue is a big ask.  This is in addition to delivering a very structured daily program.  […]

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HILTON RSL DONATES

On the evening of 3 August, Moose, the Operations Director, was invited to present the Trojan’s Trek story to the Hilton RSL membership.  This RSL has a very long history, with the Sub Branch’s 90th birthday approaching in 2020.  Their record of giving to worthy causes is also impressive. A good number of members were […]

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ANOTHER RSL CHIPS IN

RSL Sub Branches play a very important part in establishing and maintaining contact with veterans of all services.  This is very apparent in the case of the Nairne RSL situated in the Adelaide Hills.  The club is trying very hard to remain relevant in a space which has seen the RSL Brand suffer impact to […]

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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 […]