Cooeee troops, As we kick off our 2019 Kokoda trekking season it’s time to show us your tat’s. The best 5 tat’s will receive a bronze Kokoda lapel pin – send them through to Tracie at...Read More
Category: OUR TREKKERS
Over the past month I have been privileged to spend time on Kokoda with two great Australian’s – Dick Smith and Dr Charlie Teo – one in a helicopter and one on foot.
After arriving back from my helicopter safari with Dick Smith I received my copy of ‘Lion’ where he was featured donating a $1 million cheque to Lions Australia –
http://lionsclubs.org.au/dick-smith-donates-1-million-to-lions-australia Dick was Australian of the Year in 1986 and is one of our most generous philanthropists. He is certainly fit enough to do Kokoda without his helicopter and hopefully our safari might also turn out to be a ‘reconnaissance’ for the real thing!
A week after our trek with Dr Charlie Teo he was featured on Channel 7 for his work in trying to save orangutans from extinction in the jungles of Borneo – http://au.news.yahoo.com/sunday-night/features/article/-/18129693/charlies-angelsRead More
Following are some extracts from letters and reports we have received from our trekkers over the past year: Nicole McCranor (and son Connor): Hello Charlie, I think if I was honest – my son, probably took the most away...Read More
The seeds of greatness for a number of Sydney Swans footballers could well have been planted by Sydney Swans CEO in 2001, Kelvin Templeton – a former Brownlow medallist and John Coleman medallist with the Footscray...Read More
BY JOHN ANDERSON 13 Dec, 2011 04:00 AM ON day two of a 10-day Adventure Kokoda trek, Noel (Lucky) Cameron, 64, was wishing he was back in Gol Gol on his fruit block. “Lucky” as he’s been called since he “was old enough to...Read More
On Anzac Day 2009 The Hon Scott Morrison (now Prime Minister) and his Labor colleague, the Hon Jason Clare MP, trekked across the Kokoda Trail on a ‘Mateship Trek’ with a group of young leaders from the Cronulla and Bankstown...Read More