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Protecting our heritage

Kokoda is much more than a trek.  It is almost a spiritual journey for those who wish to connect to the historical significance of the Kokoda campaign. It is also an empathetic bridge for Australians and Papua New Guineans to better understand each other.

Trekking

All you need to know! We specialise on the Kokoda Trail and do not trek to any other location. This section contains general information regarding a trek across the Kokoda Trail.

Adventure Kokoda

Inspiring personal reflections and trekker feedback from Adventure Kokoda programs and experience.

Media

The Adventure Kokoda collection of interesting stories and articles dating back to 2008, each with a with a special focus on Kokoda.

History

Much has been written on the Kokoda campaign. This section comprises general speeches and papers on our wartime heritage by our Adventure Kokoda trek leaders and our associates.

Philanthropy

We have established Network Kokoda as a Not-For-Profit company to honour the legacy of the wartime carriers by helping to meet their needs in agriculture, health, education and a sustainable economic future.

Kokoda Issues

Adventure Kokoda are strong advocates of the need to protect our shared Kokoda military heritage with local villagers across the trail. This section contains issues relating to commemoration and management of the Kokoda trekking industry.

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General interest articles on the ‘land of a thousand cultures’ – our former territory, closest neighbour, wartime ally and fellow Commonwealth neighbours. It remains a ‘land of the unexpected’ and the world’s last adventure

Latest News

Viewpoint: The Future of the RSL

Viewpoint: The Future of the RSL

Keynote Speech to the Cumberland RSL re The Future of the RSL by Charlie Lynn, 16 December 2020 I don’t want to bring bad tidings to you this close to Christmas but the fact is the RSL doesn’t have a future unless there is radical change to meet the needs of future...

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Kokoda Day 2020: keynote speech by The Hon Charlie Lynn OAM OL

Kokoda Day 2020: keynote speech by The Hon Charlie Lynn OAM OL

‘For those who command a desk in distant bureaucratic empires and academia the care and compassion of a Papuan in a remote jungle is something they will never comprehend.

‘But for those who have been carried to safety on a stretcher over that inhospitable terrain, as I have been on two occasions over the past 29 years, their unconditional care and compassion will never be forgotten.‘

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