RRT in Tasmania supports St Giles Walk-With-Me Events

On the 6th of September 2014, RRT Launceston supported the St Giles Walk With Me walk from the Launceston City Mall to the Launceston City Park. The event was well attended and attracted around 400 participants. Walk With Me is a national walk that celebrated the achievements of people with a disability. Following a successful […]

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Cahills Fire Blue Mountains NSW

Saturday 1 November 2014, was a warm sunny morning, a total fire ban had been declared, around 8am, a fire was reported near Cahill’s lookout in the Blue Mountains. The local fire service responded quickly, helicopters were called in and commenced water bombing. The fire was declared out and crews stood down by mid-morning. By […]

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RRT Berwick VIC drives Transit Soup Kitchen Plans

The Transit Soup Kitchen is a charitable organisation based in Narre Warren – a south-eastern suburb of Melbourne.  Run by the Narre Warren Christian Church, the soup kitchen receives minimal funding from the government. Instead, the generosity and charity of the community are the reasons this vital service continues. Approximately 200 marginalised and disadvantaged citizens […]

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RRT Supports Sydney to Brisbane 1200kms ride

It’s one thing to be moved by the suffering of mankind. It’s entirely another to answer the call to action. Participants in the ‘1200kms for Kids’ charity ride have actioned their passion for the cause of sick kids with an annual bike ride between Sydney and Brisbane. This event was initiated in 2005 by two […]

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Progress on New PBCC Church at Lisarow

The Plymouth Brethren Christian Church at Lisarow NSW is making progress in November 2014 with the walls and roof frame complete, and roof sheeting underway.  A pleasant contrast to just a few months ago when very little could be seen above ground. Now, with much groundwork completed, construction is continuing at an impressive rate and […]

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RRT Lithgow and Bathurst help rescue team search on…

21 year old Sevak Simonian from Belrose in Sydney went missing at Kanangra-Boyd National Park over two weeks ago. Police and volunteer rescuers have been searching the rugged country side since Friday October 24. On Tuesday 4th November Police rescuers requested RRT support as they could no longer rough it in the bush. Continue to […]

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Outback Emergency Crew Values RRT Aid after Emu Accident

When Nigel, a member of the PBCC from central western New South Wales, came across a tragedy while on a family outing, he knew what needed to be done. What he saw, in the mid-afternoon, had been an emergency situation since mid-morning. Two motorcyclists had been riding along beside the Sydney-Perth railway line, not far […]

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RRT provides lunch to homeless in Melbourne VIC

Record numbers of homeless people are currently living on the streets of Melbourne. Help services are straining under fresh demand created by a “perfect storm” of economic and social pressures in Victoria. VincentCare Victoria at the Ozanam Community Centre provides a range of support, health, housing and recreational opportunities for homeless people, or those at […]

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