917 bears sponsored to 605 primary schools by 510 sponsors... Thank You Christison family for Parker Farnham For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Carnaby Rise Primary School - LANDSDALE Kevin Cheetham - HON SECRETARY - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Maj Bakker, Lt Bakker and Bakker Family For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Wodonga South Primary School - WODONGA Thank You Colleen Fielding (nee Applebee) previous pupil For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Riana Primary School - RIANA Thank You 4AG Class For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Everton Park State School - EVERTON PARK Thank You Collarenebri Central School For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Collarenebri Central School - COLLARENEBRI Thank You Alana & Liam Green For Donating John Murray - Wounded Bear to Marshall Road State School - HOLLAND PARK WEST Thank You Lines Past & Present Military Family For Donating Thomas Hendy - Flying Corps Bear to Rainworth State School - BARDON Thank You Stephen Davie For Donating John Murray - Wounded Bear to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School - Riverwood - RIVERWOOD Thank You Munro For Donating Thomas Hendy - Flying Corps Bear to Binya Public School - BINYA Thank You CAE For Donating Thomas Hendy - Flying Corps Bear to Alice Springs School of the Air - ALICE SPRINGS

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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...

Bears draw a crowd at Invictus 2018

The athletes and support staff from Team Australia were given a helping hand during the Sydney games held between 20 – 27 October. Each team member adopted a Great War uniformed bear for the games, which they plan to donate to a school of their choice. The bears caused quite a stir and met some […]
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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