Adventure Kokoda Blog
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.
Our charitable work includes the provision of health support, school supplies, scholarships, and emergency medical assistance to villagers across the Kokoda Trail.
National features stories of our treks on all major television networks, newspapers, and magazines.
Everything you need to know about our treks, our trekkers, training tips, gear selection, and some handy hints.
Charlie has been the leading advocate for the protection of our Kokoda heritage, and the welfare of villagers across the Trail, for 30 years.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Interesting articles relating to our close association with PNG, and our shared wartime heritage.
To honour the legacy of our war dead in Papua New Guinea through the establishment of perpetual scholarships in their name.
If ever there was a time for PNG to reclaim ownership of their Kokoda Trail from Australian aid-funded officials, it is now!
OVERVIEW: This is not a PNG bill – it is a DFAT inspired bill developed in a clandestine manner without respect for due process. There is no record of any consultation with key stakeholders of the Kokoda Trail pilgrimage tourism Industry in the drafting of the bill....
Trekker numbers have declined by 46% under their watch. This translates into a cumulative loss of K46 million for the subsistence villages across the Trail in foregone wages, campsite fees and local purchases – and these are the people we have spent more than K150 million trying to help!
On the 75th anniversary of Gallipoli, Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke sponsored and accompanied 59 veterans to attend the historic Dawn Service at Anzac Cove at a cost of $10 million. On the 75th anniversary of Kokoda, the Coalition Government did not sponsor a single...
A DFAT plan to introduce a new ‘Kokoda Track Management Authority’ (KTMA) has been revealed as a clandestine attempt by Australian officials to seize control of the Kokoda Trail to enhance their own aid-funded careers at the expense of local village communities and...