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REPORT TROJAN’S TREK 2013

“..I will be less judgemental with others and take steps to change certain behaviours..” 2013 participant Background 1. Trojan’s Trek is a program which was first run in the North Flinders Ranges of SA in the late 1990s to assist troubled Vietnam veterans on their return post deployment. In 2008, the idea was resurrected to […]

TROJAN’S TREK ACHIEVES DGR STATUS

Two of the important milestones in running a not for profit organisation are incorporation and the gaining of deductible gift status (DGR). Of these DGR is a most sought after category. It is awarded by the Australian Taxation Office after investigation of the body seeking recognition. It permits gifts which are above a specified amount […]

Veteran’s Support Walk 2013

Supported by : INVITATION. Veterans and friends, here is an opportunity to directly support an initiative which assists younger veterans while enjoying a stroll around the beautiful River Torrens. WHY. Not only will the event provide funds to ensure the continuation of this worthwhile project, it encourages regular exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle. […]

Happy comments from Trekkers

Participant 2010. The first of the following three SMS from came out of the blue from a 2010 trekker. The latter two were sent following my follow up encouragement and enquiries in an effort to identify the specific source of his benefit. “Good day Moose, Just want to thank you once again for your efforts […]

MORE THAN A PENNY

  Penny Wright is well known to many servicemen and women for her “across the board” support of just causes.  Senator, lawyer, activist and mum, she is a person who is happy to go with her gut feelings on many issues.  And she is certainly across many. It was indeed pleasing to see her at […]

TROJAN’S TREK – GOVERNMENT HOUSE FUNCTION

  It was with gratitude that I accepted the invitation of the State Governor for him to host the supporters of the program to drinks at Government House on 6 December. As with all functions of this nature it was hard to draw the line at the agreed number of invitations to be issued. However, […]

TROJAN’S TREK 2012 : ARE OLD BLOKES OF ANY USE?

This trek was the fourth in the current series to support contemporary veterans. By that I mean post Vietnam. A number of individuals have asked me why the focus has changed to target veterans post Vietnam. The answer is simple. The first concerns the impact of age as it relates to the ability of the […]

The story of the logo

The logo which we have adopted at Trojan’s Trek depicts the Flinders Ranges. The Flinders is where the program is conducted. It is the place of choice to which we withdraw to gain the tranquillity so necessary for our program. The sharp brown lines are a reminder of the many billions of years of ageing […]

Feed Back Trojan’s Trek 2011

Day 1. I have discovered that there is more to my therapy than clinical avenues.  I need to grab my life and steer it myself and get rid of the poison in my life.  C Day 1.  After talking to Dogs in the car I realise that I have to work out the triggers in […]

PARALOWIE LIONS JOIN THE SUPPORTERS

It was in 2011 when Moose, AJ and Townie presented the philosophy behind the Trojan’s Trek approach to military induced stress to the Paralowie Lions Club. The presentation was well received by the 40 or so Lions attending and was followed by many incisive questions. On Sunday 24 June Moose was invited back for the […]

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