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Melbourne to host final walk to end poverty in March

After pushing Australians to their limits for 25 years and raising more than $100 million to help eliminate poverty, Oxfam Australia will be celebrating its final Trailwalker event in Melbourne next March.  Since its launch in 1999, around 100,000 Australians in various capital cities have tackled the ultimate endurance challenge, which sees small teams walk […]

Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney unites walkers to fight poverty and inequality

Oxfam Trailwalker, the iconic endurance fundraising event, returns to Sydney on 25 August. Two thousand of participants from all walks of life will join forces to tackle the breathtaking trails of the Sydney region, all while raising vital funds to support Oxfam’s life-changing work around the globe.  In its 24th year in Australia, the event […]

Oxfam Straight Talkers return to Canberra for Wiyi Yani U Thangani National Summit

Ten alumni of Oxfam’s political leadership program for First Nations women, Straight Talk, are this week heading back to Canberra to attend Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) National Summit. Selected for their wide-ranging and diverse experience as change-makers in their communities, the Straight Talk delegates are among more than 900 Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]

Walkers unite to fight poverty at Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney

More than 1,800 people are set to embark on an epic endurance challenge while raising much-needed funds to tackle poverty at Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney this weekend. In its 22nd year in Australia, the event will see 437 teams take on either a 50km or 100km course over 48 hours, as they raise awareness of, and […]

Trailwalker Brisbane cancelled

The annual Brisbane Trailwalker event has been cancelled due to impacts of the recent devastating floods in south-east Queensland and northern NSW.    The endurance event had been scheduled to take place from 17 to 19 June from Mount Glorious to Mount Coot-Tha.   Oxfam Australia’s Acting Chief Executive, Andrew Buchanan, said local communities were currently […]

Walking for equality: Teams come together for Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne

More than a thousand people are set to take on an epic challenge of endurance while they raise funds to tackle poverty at Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne this weekend. Walking 100km in teams of four, the event will kick off on Friday in the beautiful Endeavour Hills, winding its way through the densely forested Dandenong Ranges […]

Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne event postponed

The annual Melbourne Trailwalker event has been postponed due to the continuing clean-up following a devastating storm that swept through the Dandenong Ranges in June, and ongoing uncertainty around COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions. Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Lyn Morgain said while those two factors meant it would not be possible to hold the event as […]

Trailwalker Sydney Cancelled

The annual Sydney Trailwalker event has been cancelled as New South Wales continues to face an evolving Covid-19 outbreak and ongoing restrictions and strategies to help stop the spread of the virus. Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Lyn Morgain said it was not possible to hold this year’s event, which had been scheduled to take place […]

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