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Congratulations Bernie, You’ve Crossed the Finish Line!

Our Green Machine has done it! President of Neighbourhood Watch Australasia, Mr Bernie Durkin has finally completed his five-week long solo journey from Scarborough Beach, Perth to Bondi Beach, Sydney on his bicycle. After 252 hours of riding behind him and a triumphant visit to Parliament House in Canberra, Bernie [...]

April 7th, 2017|Latest news, Ride to Connect 2017, Uncategorized|

The Final Hill To Conquer, Connecting Mittagong To Sydney

As night turns to day once more, Bernie sets off on his final leg into Sydney. After visiting relatives in Mittagong, NSW and Bowral, the home of Cricket Legend Sir Donald Bradman, Bernie is beginning to feel the excitement and anticipation that awaits him in Sydney. For over five weeks [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Latest news, Ride to Connect 2017, Uncategorized|

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Congratulates Green Machine, Mr Bernie Durkin

Tuesday 28 March 2017, is a very special day for Mr Bernie Durkin and the Neighbourhood Watch network. The Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull and Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan have met with Bernie at Parliament House in Canberra to discuss his amazing efforts in pedalling across Australia. After question [...]

March 29th, 2017|Latest news, Ride to Connect 2017, Uncategorized|

There’s Something To Be Said Of The Australian Spirit To Persevere…

Over the weekend our Green Machine powered through the far reaches of country New South Wales and made his way into the town centre of Wagga Wagga. The road from Mildura through to Hay and then Wagga Wagga was made easier for Bernie, knowing that he had his support crew, [...]

March 28th, 2017|Latest news, Ride to Connect 2017, Uncategorized|

Part 2: Along The Yellow Dirt Road To Mildura

He has done it! What an achievement! Bernie has finally crossed the Victorian border and into the sweet town of Mildura. It has certainly been another hectic week on the road for our Green Machine, as we previously mentioned in Part 1: Along The Yellow Dirt Road to Mildura. With [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Latest news, Ride to Connect 2017, Uncategorized|