News & Articles

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TOUGH YEAR

The year 2020 will go down in the annals of many not for profits as a dog of a year.  Not only was the impact of COVID 19 extremely significant in curtailing activity but add to that the dreadful fires in the eastern states and SA and one sees a fund-raising bottom line which is […]

VETERANS MOTOR-CYCLE CLUB; NORTHERN CHAPTER SA

As part of Veterans’ Health Week, the VMCC organised speakers to address a common health issue faced by men. I refer to prostate cancer, an illness faced by 1 in 6 men to 70 years old.  About 30 attended, with two women and a few serving members among the group.  Following some very relevant and […]

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OBSERVATIONS OF A FIRST TIMER ON TROJAN’S TREK

INTRODUCTION At my invitation, the following article is written by Eric Ford to record his feelings and observations as a first-time attendee on a trek. Eric is taking over the role of Operations Director SA from me. I will remain as the Operations Director for the Foundation. This trek had a slightly different mix of […]

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REPORT: TROJAN’S TREK SOUTH AUSTRALIA SEPTEMBER 2020

INTRODUCTION 1. Trojan’s Trek in South Australia (SA) was conducted on Moolooloo Station in the North Flinders Ranges from 13 to 18 September 2020. This was the twelfth year treks have been conducted in SA. The remote location supports one of the key elements of the success of the program, a peaceful setting in an ancient […]

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2020 Trojan’s Trek Charity Walk is going virtual!

We didn’t think we were going to be able to conduct a Charity Walk this year, but we have found a way we can! The 2020 Trojans Trek Charity Walk is going to be a little different. It is going to be a virtual event whereby you can undertake your walk/run on any day during […]

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WELCOME SUPPORT FROM AN UNDERSTANDING ESO

The 9 RAR Association SA has a long history of philanthropy.  I have always considered the organization an ESO with a strong focus on issues that impact very positively on our community values. As an example, I recall a visit to South Australia by five Turkish veterans in about 2005 which was organized and funded […]

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LOCAL MEMBER ADDS SUPPORT

The Federal Member for the seat of Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie MP, is well known as a supporter of local initiatives. Recently she wrote letters to the Minister of Veteran Affairs and others, in support of a grant application submitted by the Foundation to the Veteran and Community Grants Hub.  The application was successful, no doubt […]

SEEKING FIRST RESPONDERS

It was in March that the first attempt to attract first responders to attend a SA trek was launched.  The occasion was at a gathering of first responders at the Parndana hotel attended by HE the Governor of South Australia, the Honourable Hieu Van Le, AC and the Mayor. As the Foundation Patron, HE spoke […]

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ANOTHER WELCOME DONATION FROM BUDDY

Brian Budden was a member of Charlie Company 5 RAR on the battalion’s first tour of duty in Vietnam in 1966-67.  Over the years, Brian has been a strong supporter of Trojan’s Trek and has provided very generous donations to assist the Foundation goals supporting our veterans.  Brian has provided these donations in memory of […]

OPERATIONS AND COVID—19

Although the states are moving slowly back to approaching normality, some of the remaining restrictions will have an impact on the operations of the Foundation. The two major hurdles which must be removed before treks can be conducted are border closure and social distancing. If these remain in place it will prohibit interstate travel for […]

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