977 bears sponsored to 646 primary schools by 540 sponsors... Thank You Caloundra RSL Sub Branch & Caloundra Women's Auxil For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to Our Lady Of the Rosary Caloundra - Caloundra The Boyd Family Max & Marguerite, Scott,Mark&Brad - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You The Butler Family - Trick Farm For Donating Clarence Thomas - Stretcher-Bearer Bear to Ben Lomond Public School - BEN LOMOND Thank You Margaret River Independent School: For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Margaret River Independent School - FOREST GROVE Thank You Board Member, Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School - ESSENDON Thank You Craig & Catherine Johnston For Donating Albert Murray - Western Front Bear to Harrison School - HARRISON Thank You Arkell family For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Albany Creek State School - ALBANY CREEK Thank You Tony and Debbie Bagnall For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to St Catherine Laboure Catholic Primary School - GYMEA Thank You Cubic Defence Australia Pty. Ltd. For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to The Willows State School - THURINGOWA CENTRAL Thank You Lyn Hartley For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Condong Public School - CONDONG Thank You Sonia and Evan Ledger For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Bellbird Park State Secondary College - Bellbird Park

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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