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Oxfam’s 11th Trailwalker 100km endurance event finishes

Oxfam’s 11th Trailwalker finished this morning, with 79 per cent of walkers completing the 100km endurance event. While most of the teams finished yesterday afternoon, Melbourne team ‘Dave’s Holiday Xperience’ stormed to the finish line in just 11 hours and 20 minutes, arriving at just after 6pm on Friday. The team – Mr Overend, 36, […]

World’s first wheelchair participant in Oxfam’s 100km endurance challenge

A Victorian man will this month become the world’s first quadriplegic to enter the 100km Oxfam Trailwalker, tackling the 48-hour fundraising challenge from April 19 to 21 in a specially-modified wheelchair. Helped by seven Parks Victoria teammates, including Victorian MP David Southwick, Queenscliff’s Bruce Towers will travel on a TrailRider, a purpose-built all-terrain wheelchair, through […]

Fairtrade Easter sales skyrocket: Oxfam

More Australians are choosing ethically produced Easter eggs and bunnies this year, according to international aid agency Oxfam Australia.

Oxfam’s Fairtrade Easter chocolate sales are up by 50% so far this year, compared to the pre-Easter period last year.

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