Operation ANZAC Cheer 2013 - Hervey Bay and Bundaberg
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On the 25 of
April 1915, on the western Gallipoli peninsula, Australian and New Zealand
troops were landed by mistake, at a place that became know as ANZAC Cove. The battlefield
was over 1 kilometer further north than officially planned.
Australia’s 3rd Brigade landed first, on that fateful beach. Instead
of the relatively open country at the officially planned combat site, our
troops literally faced an accidental uphill battle against the enemy.
has not been accidental in the last 98 years is the growth and strength of our
Nation’s indomitable character, generous spirit and love for a free Australia. This
year my wife, Fern and I will again launch Operation ANZAC Cheer 2013, a
special project to send care packages to our troops serving in dangerous
We hope you can help. I know that for many to donate to this
cause will be another uphill battle. Many people have suffered catastrophic
loss and fatigue after our recent fight with mother-nature, however I hope that
you’re able to send us a couple items for our military care packages.
Our troops still continue the grand ANZAC tradition. We
caught a glimpse of their courage and bravery up close when they helped with
the recent flood rescues and recovery.
Our military continue to deliberately put themselves in
harms way to protect our freedoms and country. Fern and I would like to make
sure that on this ANZAC day as many overseas diggers as possible receive a
Burnett /Fraser Coast care package full of local goodies and best wishes from
If you’d like to help and live in Hervey Bay, please drop off your donations for our
Aussie diggers to Mary Nield’s Creation Café in 19 Main St Pialba, Hervey Bay
by the 1st of April.
If you’d like to help, and live in Bundaberg please drop off your
donations for our Aussie diggers to Gin Gin Country Reality, 26 Mulgrave St Gin
Gin or contact Fern to arrange collection 0411 450 705 by the 1st of