28 October 2020

To be inaugurated by His Excellency General the Hon David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of Australia

Bravery Trek is a virtual fundraising event to help Australia’s veterans and their families. It kicks off at the start of Veterans’ Health Week, on 24 October and concludes 30 days later 23 November: participants will walk a “virtual Kokoda Trail” in their neighbourhoods, getting fit and raising funds for Bravery Trust.

Bravery Trust is a charity providing financial aid to veterans who have been impacted physically or mentally by their service and are in financial hardship.

Media are invited to the official launch of this inaugural event at the Australian War Memorial on Wednesday 28 October 2020 from 2pm – 3pm.   

Where: The Australian War Memorial

When: Wednesday, 28 October. 2:00pm AEDT

In attendance:        

  • Bravery Trust Patron-in-Chief, HE General the Hon David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of Australia
  • Australian War Memorial Director Matt Anderson PSM
  • Bravery Trust Chairman Garth Callender
  • Members of the Defence and DVA

Due to COVID restrictions numbers are limited.
Please RSVP: Melissa Russell at Melissa.j.russell@leidos.com or 0477 443 380

Bravery Trek invites anyone who wants to step up to help support our service men and women. Register at www.braverytrek.com.au  to walk 96kms between 24 October and 23 November. Bravery Trek is kindly sponsored by Leidos.

Media Contact: Gwen O’Hanlon | 0400 389 718 | gwenohanlon@braverytrust.org.au

(Gwen can arrange pre-recorded interviews with Chairman Garth Callender and/or veteran beneficiaries of Bravery Trust.)

Bravery Trust is a registered business name of the Australian Defence Force Assistance Trust, a nationally registered charity.