1005 bears sponsored to 663 primary schools by 555 sponsors... Thank You Graham Astridge For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to Pakenham Consolidated School - PAKENHAM Alana Cronan - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Club Ryde X For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to Meadowbank Public School - RYDE Thank You Burringbar RSL Sub Branch For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Crabbes Creek Public School - CRABBES CREEK Thank You Cubic Defence Australia Pty. Ltd. For Donating Albert Murray - Western Front Bear to Good Shepherd Catholic School - RASMUSSEN Thank You Craig McNally, Ramsay Health Care For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Parkside Primary School - PARKSIDE Thank You Clark Family For Donating Albert Murray - Western Front Bear to Wyangala Dam Public School - WYANGALA Thank You Cranbourne RSL Women’s Auxiliary For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Devon Meadows Primary School - DEVON MEADOWS Thank You Danielle Green MP For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Whittlesea Primary School - WHITTLESEA Thank You Optimise Potential For Donating Grey Wilson - Greatcoat Bear to Aspley State School - ASPLEY Thank You The Pearce Family For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Gladstone West State School - GLADSTONE

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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