1011 bears sponsored to 666 primary schools by 560 sponsors... Thank You The Papinniemi Family, Corey, Arron & Kyah For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to Pacific Coast Christian School - BANORA POINT Levi and Campbell Alchin - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Crows Nest State School For Donating Thomas Hendy - Flying Corps Bear to Crows Nest State School - CROWS NEST Thank You Branchi Family For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to Parkfield Primary School - AUSTRALIND Thank You Wendy McGeary For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Doncaster Primary School - DONCASTER Thank You Luke Collins For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to York District High School - YORK Thank You Optimise Potential For Donating Grey Wilson - Greatcoat Bear to Aspley State School - ASPLEY Thank You Goulburn Soldiers Club For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Goulburn East Public School - GOULBURN Thank You Margaret Head For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Tweed Valley Adventist College - MURWILLUMBAH Thank You Emma Gore For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to St Luke's Primary School - REVESBY Thank You Young One Industries For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to North Mandurah Primary School - MANDURAH

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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