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Nearly there …..

Monday (5th) of the long weekend had us being entertained in Bowral by the Uniting Church Bell-ringers, following which we held our Ceremony with students of Bowral School telling stories of WWI soldiers who were former pupils of the school. Then, local ladies’ choir The Glams presented a varied historical programme with the support of […]

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‘Epic’ Kangaroo March experience coming to an end at Campbelltown

OCTOBER 9 2015 – 10:43AM After 35 days and 524km the Kangaroo March re-enactment is coming to an end Ken Grimson, Harden Murrumburrah Express  TRIUMPHANT: The Kangaroo March at Picton. Picture: Jeff de Pasquale courtesy Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser. THE Kangaroo March re-enactment that began in Wagga on September 5 ends on Saturday with a closing ceremony at […]

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Brendan Nelson’s speech

Brendan Nelson’s speech sweeps the country | audio Ken Grimson  The march at Bundanoon. THE 36-day Kangaroo March re-enactment is nearing the end, with only a few days until the 524km trek from Wagga reaches its destination at Campbelltown. Publicity for the re-enactment has been boosted by national airing of parts of a speech delivered by march […]

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The Southern Highlands

Since our last news…. we’ve concluded our time in the Goulburn Mulwaree Shire marching on out of Goulburn on Monday to Marulan. Well, to be accurate the first part was by bus, cars, horse floats, etc.  Private land was negotiated for much of this day, including access to a quarry’s land. The day ended in the […]

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Lovely Bundanoon

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World War 1 Honour Rolls

OCTOBER 2 2015 – 11:00AM World War I honour rolls on display for the first time in 15 years Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser  Local heroes: Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society’s John White with the honour rolls. Jeff McGill Local honour rolls listing 184 local diggers who fought in World War I are now on public display […]

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Tracing the footsteps of heroes

SEPTEMBER 29 2015 – 9:44AM Kangaroo March through Campbelltown traces the footsteps of heroes Iliana Stillitano, Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser  100 years on: Light Horsemen Graham Brown (left) and Neil Hughes ride through Illabo in the Riverina as part of the 1915 Kangaroo March re-enactment. Picture: Graham Tidy ONE hundred years after men in rural Australia […]

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Less than 2 weeks till we finish the March ….

Rest day today in Goulburn, Sunday 27th and the sunshine and blue skies have returned. Since the last news post: The Marchers strode out to wee hamlet of Jerrawa where a special surprise awaited. We camped at exactly the same location as the original Kangaroos ! We had a camp fire where the Kangaroos had […]

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15 Days ….

The first 15 days are behind us and only 21 left! What an amazing time the ‘enlistees’ and support crew have had to date! From a splendid send off from Wagga Wagga numbered in the thousands, we’ve traversed a beautiful portion of rural NSW with all the country hospitality that the country folk are famed […]

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Kangaroo Marchers receiving warm Riverina welcomes

SEPTEMBER 18 2015 – 4:59PM Kangaroo marchers overwhelmed by country welcomes | photos Ken Grimson,  Harden Murrumburrah Express THE names of the villages and towns change, but everywhere the Kangaroo March re-enactment has been since leaving Wagga on September 5 the reception has been the same – overwhelming. Speaking on day 14 and after 200 kilometres of […]

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