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October 11, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that founding Chair and dear friend of the Cathy Freeman Foundation, Andrew Cannon AM, has clicked over the 10,000km mark and arrived back in Melbourne last night after an amazing two month journey through Outback Australia in celebration of...

October 6, 2017

After a 250km drive from Merriwa in welcomed cooler conditions, Andrew finally arrived in Bathurst today. The arrival in the land of the V8 Supercars saw the Vauxhall experience a flat tyre, remarkably a first for the whole entire trip. The car is still going strong wi...

October 4, 2017

After a well deserved break, the 10,000km journey continues for Andrew Cannon AM and the 1924 vintage Vauxhall.

In the last few days the car has covered approximately 800km and a trip total of 8,800km. An interesting fact: the car has been powered by 13.2 litres of fuel...

September 22, 2017

Over the last week Andrew Cannon AM has covered quite a bit of ground, driving to interesting and wonderful places such as Proserpine, Mackay, Rockhampton, Biloela, 1770, Bundaberg, and Hervey Bay. Andrew's current destination is Noosa where the car will undergo a serv...

September 20, 2017

We are very excited to share that as of today Andrew Cannon AM has crossed over the 8,000km mark! This is an absolutely incredible effort with a car that was made almost 100 years ago and is indeed the longest journey across Australia in a car of this vintage

Andrew's a...

September 15, 2017

As Andrew makes his way through Rockhampton and Gladstone this weekend, we thought we'd share this heartwarming clip of  Palm Island's Bwgcolman Community School  students singing the school anthem during Andrew and Cathy's recent visit. What a treat!...

September 13, 2017

Thank you to Hon. Nigel Scullion, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, for this very special message acknowledging the Cathy Freeman Foundation's work over the past 10 years. 

On behalf of everyone at the Cathy Freeman Foundation, we thank the Federal Government for it...

September 13, 2017

It was wonderful to see Cathy Freeman and founding Chair of the Cathy Freeman Foundation, Andrew Cannon AM, in Palm Island this week to help celebrate the Foundation's 10 year anniversary. 

Andrew and Cathy were warmly welcomed by old friends and members of the Pal...

September 12, 2017

In case you missed it, Channel Nine's Today Show celebrated Cathy Freeman Foundation's 10 Year Anniversary by interviewing Cathy and Andrew Cannon AM on Sunday 10 September, 2017.

Cathy and Andrew had just covered almost 600km in the 1920s Vauxhall from Hughenden to Tow...

September 9, 2017

It is not every day that someone decides to drive through the Australian Outback in a vintage 1920s Vauxhaull but our Founding Chair, Andrew Cannon AM, is doing exactly that with the aim of raising awareness and much-needed funds for the Cathy Freeman Foundation....

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