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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 […]

Trailwalker Sydney and Adelaide cancelled

Oxfam Australia has made the decision to cancel the Trailwalker events in Sydney and Adelaide due to the ongoing uncertainty around the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and public health policies and restrictions. Oxfam Australia Fundraising Director Andrew Buchanan said the tough decision was made in recognition of the unpredictability of regulations and restrictions going forward, which […]

Trailwalker Brisbane cancelled

The annual Trailwalker Brisbane has been cancelled by Oxfam Australia because of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and public health policies and restrictions. Oxfam Australia Fundraising Director Andrew Buchanan said the decision was in line with Federal and State government strategies to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Australia, including a ban on non-essential events […]

Trailwalker Melbourne cancelled

The annual Trailwalker Melbourne event has been cancelled by Oxfam Australia in accordance with State and national measures to contain the transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Oxfam Australia Fundraising Director Andrew Buchanan said the decision was in line with Federal and State government strategies to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Australia. Mr Buchanan said […]

Oxfam thrilled to partner with comedian Steph Tisdell to tackle inequality

Oxfam is thrilled that comedian Steph Tisdell will be supporting the organisation to raise funds and tackle inequality by hosting the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Gala this year. Tisdell will become the first Aboriginal comedian to take the reins of Australian comedy’s annual night of nights. This is the 25th year of Oxfam’s partnership with […]

Straight Talking in Townsville

Inspiring and determined Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from across Queensland will gather in Townsville today for the region’s first Straight Talk summit, where they will build on their skills to become powerful advocates for making a difference in their communities. Bringing together women from areas including Townsville, Brisbane, Cairns, Mount Isa and remote […]

Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney raises millions

The last weary but determined Oxfam Trailwalker team crossed the finish line at 9am this morning after walking 100km in just under 49 hours. More than 530 teams – about 2,150 people – took part over the weekend, wrapping up a stellar event in Sydney in what marks the 20thanniversary of Oxfam Trailwalker launching in […]

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