Kid with Aspergers Becomes Leader on Kokoda Track

25 Aug 2014 12:00 AMAdministration SupportKid with Aspergers Becomes Leader on Kokoda Track

When society decides you don't fit in because you are different and even stops you growing.... but then to find a tribe that accepts you and you excel because of a new found belief, support and value in your abilities, to connect with the past history and identify where the future lies,,, through Courage, Sacrifice, Endurance and new found Mateship... this kid becomes a great success story

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Green Shadows Revisited

20 Jul 2014 12:00 AMAdministration SupportGreen Shadows Revisited

Last week nine Papuans from Central and Oro Provinces visited the war graves of a number of Papuans at Bomana Cemetery. They paid their respects to these great men. They had just walked and assisted along the Kokoda Track in honor of the fallen Papuans with our accomplished trek leader, Owen Turner


Is Kokoda as demanding as the Tour De France???

7 Jul 2014 3:49 PMAdministration SupportIs Kokoda as demanding as the Tour De France???

The School of Health Sciences Professor - Kevin Norton – followed a group of 6 walkers from South Australia as they walked the Kokoda track so that the physical work could be measured. On the first day the energy used was almost 6,000 kcal per person! This is a massive rate of energy use and not much below the energy required by the Tour de France cyclists [about 6,000 kcal per day for 21 days].


"Invisible Teachers"

20 Jun 2014 12:00 AMAdministration Support"Invisible Teachers"

This is an article I wrote about a recent group of kids that were pretty much ostracized by society.... because they were different and struggling. I brought them up the Kokoda track and found that they were in fact.......teachers!


Kokoda Indigenous Youth Leadership Program

16 Jun 2014 2:34 PMAdministration SupportKokoda Indigenous Youth Leadership Program

Aidan Grimes was proud to lead participants of Indigenous Youth Leadership Program across the Kokoda Track on his 90th crossing this month. Everyone in the group successfully completed the adventure in a fast-paced 7 day trek that included comprehensive Australian war history and lessons from our Diggers in 1942

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