OXJAM, the month-long music festival that raises money to help Oxfam fight poverty around the world, kicks off with gigs in Melbourne and Brisbane tonight after last weekend’s all-star official launch with MTV Australia in Sydney.
The 12th Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne has finished with 81 percent of participants completing the gruelling 100km endurance challenge, and the efforts of entrants and their supporters raising $2.4 million dollars to help fight poverty.
Oxfam Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke has done the hard yards with her grassroots supporters, crossing the finish line of the 100km Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne endurance fundraising challenge today, hours after another participant was rewarded for her efforts with a diamond ring.
The first team has crossed the line in the Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne 100km endurance fundraising challenge, crediting team work for their swift finishing time of 10 hours and 31 minutes.
Melbourne’s 11th Trailwalker event will get underway this morning, with the first gutsy walkers set to tackle the 100km trail from 7am. Today, 750 teams of four will walk or run 100km of rugged Victorian bush from Jells Park in Wheelers Hill to Wesburn Park, through the Dandenong Valley Parklands to the Yarra Ranges. This […]