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Looking To Travel Around Australia?

Susanne, from Geelong in Victoria, is looking to travel around Australia. She doesn’t own a mobile home but would be happy to share costs with someone that does.

Susanne tells us she is 58, single and the mother of adult children. She doesn’t smoke or drink and is very easy going. She loves to paint and would like to incorporate this in her travels.

Get In Touch

You can contact Susanne by email – suepamvoux@gmail.com – she’s looking forward to any correspondence!

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Angela Seeks A Companion For Warm Aussie Travel

Angela is a Queenslander, a healthy, financially secure ‘young’ senior who is seeking a companion so she can resume her travelling in Australia. She is only interested in warm climates and has a preference for Queensland.

Angela is happy to travel either independently, or with an owner of a mobile home, and to share costs 50/50.

Angela feels it is time to leave her comfortable home on the Sunshine Coast and live again…20 years ago she circumnavigated Australia!

She would like to know if there any vehicle owners, or those who would like to buy a vehicle…any future travelers out there?

Contact Angela

You can contact Angela by email scilliyis@aapt.net.au.

Happy warm travelling Angela!

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Not Into Dating Sites, Ted Seeks A Travel Companion

Ted tells us he’s had a look at dating sites and he doesn’t think they offer what he’s looking for and he is not what the women on those sites are seeking.

Ted is a 66 year old retired Sydneysider seeking a female companion who would enjoy travel within Australia – going Dutch, no sex, and separate accommodation.

This companion would also enjoy local outings such as dinner, movies, picnics, museums, art galleries, photography – that sort of thing.

Ted lives in the Sydney-Parramatta region and would prefer someone who lives reasonably nearby. He hopes to travel by car, train, plane, boat and doesn’t have plans on travelling via caravan or 4 x 4 vehicle.

Contact Ted

You can contact Ted by …

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FASES – Can You Help Give Social Enterprise Voice?

Can you help provide insight into Australian social enterprise? FASES (Finding Australia’s Social Enterprise Sector) is investigating the changing scope and needs of our social enterprises. Social Traders and the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) at Swinburne Uni are conducting the research which is the second census of social enterprise in Australia Рthe first was in 2009/10.

About The Study

Info gained will inform policy and planning amongst government, philanthropy, not-for-profits and social enterprises. Researchers need help from some of the thousands of social enterprises across the country before 1 August 2015.

The research has 2 components:
1. The qualitative part of the research, undertaken via 13 focus groups across Australia, has been completed. (See findings in an …

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Aussie Soccer Initiative For Kenyan Refugee Camp

How wonderful to see a positive Australian initiative towards refugees, with the establishment of the Barefoot to Boots Foundation!

Barefoot To Boots

Here is an Australian project to give football (soccer!) boots, shirts and balls to refugees in the Kakuma Camp in NW Kenyan to ‘provide joy and improve health and safety’.

Australian and Adelaide United star Awer Mabil and his older brother Awer Bul, fellow United player Osama Malik, former diplomat Rachael West and businessman Ian Smith have formed Barefoot to Boots with the backing of Qantas, FFA, UNHCR, UNICEF Australia and the Australian Government.
Minister Bishop said:
“The Australian Government is happy to support initiatives, such as Barefoot to Boots, which build friendships and promote development through sport.

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