940 bears sponsored to 626 primary schools by 527 sponsors... Thank You Ben Farinazzo - Invictus Team Member For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Jerrabomberra Public School - JERRABOMBERRA Deb and Sue, family friends of the Ford-Lillie’s - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You STATHAM FAMILY - EVERTON ENGINEERING PTY LTD For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Eatons Hill State School - ALBANY CREEK Thank You Kalamunda RSL Sub Branch President & Members For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Walliston Primary School - WALLISTON Thank You MOUNT BARKER RSL For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Mount Barker Primary School - MOUNT BARKER Thank You Gillis Family For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Silkwood State School - SILKWOOD Thank You Lieutenant Colonel Nileshni Karan RAAEC For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Paddington Public School - PADDINGTON Thank You Sasha & Bowie Geoghegan ask - look after Albert For Donating Albert Murray - Western Front Bear to Albany Creek State School - ALBANY CREEK Thank You The Cunial Family For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to Andergrove State School - MOUNT PLEASANT Thank You Rob Saunders Invictus Games For Donating Grey Wilson - Greatcoat Bear to Fadden Primary School - FADDEN Thank You ASC Pty Ltd For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to Pennington School R-7 - PENNINGTON

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NASHOS in Tweed Shire leading the way by donating Bears to School

Australia is fortunate to have a passionate and very active range of ex-service organisations that play a leading role in preserving our nation’s history of service. The National Servicemen’s Association of Australia (NSAA) or NASHOS, as they are commonly known, is one such veteran organisation with branches across Australia. Chances are that...

Cubic Defence donates Bears to Schools

One of the world’s leading training and simulation service providers, Cubic Defence, has joined the Bears to School program as a corporate supporter. The Australian division of Cubic Defence has donated seven bears to different schools attended by children or grandchildren of Cubic employees, including two Townsville primary schools. The...

John Murray’s Great War Diary launched

The Great War Diary is a ground-breaking project that tells the remarkable story of Australia in the Great War. Researched and written by a team of leading Australian historians and writers, the Great War Diary shares the journey of Australia’s diggers during 1914-1918, from Gallipoli to the Western Front. This is the diggers’ story like...
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Bears in the Media


Teddy bears and books inspire schoolchildren to learn Anzac history

ABC News – 30/06/2018

Victoria Cross winner calling for change in primary schools

2GB Sydney – 23/04/2018

St Joseph’s call for Anzac teddy bears

The North West Star – 1/06/2018

Club Rivers donates Anzac teddy bears to five primary schools

St George & Sutherland Shire Leader – 28/06/2018