988 bears sponsored to 654 primary schools by 549 sponsors... Thank You Mahé Ward For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Sydney Grammar School - ST IVES Michael Boyd - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Christison family for Parker Farnham For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Carnaby Rise Primary School - LANDSDALE Thank You Club Rivers (Riverwood Legion & Community Club) For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School - RIVERWOOD Thank You Defence Health For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Durack Primary School - PALMERSTON Thank You Carney family For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School - BOWRAL Thank You Angela Mc Donald For Donating Thomas Hendy - Flying Corps Bear to Broadford Primary School - BROADFORD Thank You Goulburn Soldiers Club For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Goulburn South Public School - GOULBURN Thank You Fin Page For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Applecross Primary School - APPLECROSS Thank You Thank you Christine Quinn Principal 1995 -2018 For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Greenbank State School - GREENBANK Thank You Caloundra RSL Sub Branch & Caloundra Women's Auxiliary For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Currimundi Special School - Dicky Beach

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Latest News


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