992 bears sponsored to 656 primary schools by 550 sponsors... Thank You Burringbar RSL Sub Branch For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Crabbes Creek Public School - CRABBES CREEK Burringbar RSL Sub Branch - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Craig Williams - Invictus Games Support Team For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Nowra Public School - NOWRA Thank You Caloundra RSL Sub Branch & Caloundra Women's Auxiliary For Donating Clarence Thomas - Stretcher-Bearer Bear to Caloundra State School - CALOUNDRA Thank You Daniel, Jacqueline and Jessica Clark For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to St Francis Xavier Primary School - GERALDTON PO Thank You Christison family for Parker Farnham For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Carnaby Rise Primary School - LANDSDALE Thank You Elizabeth, Sarah, Jacob, Declan and Taryn Miller For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to St. Patricks Primary School Stratford - Stratford Thank You PTE Albert "Alby" McKee, Janelle & Rashinda McKee For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Somerton Public School - SOMERTON Thank You Humanities department Redlands College For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Redlands College - WELLINGTON POINT Thank You In memorial of Roy, Dennis & Owen Scott For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Bridgewater Primary School - BRIDGEWATER Thank You Cranbourne RSL Women’s Auxiliary For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Clyde Primary School - CLYDE

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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