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The Larapinta Trail Challenge will take place from 15 - 19 August 2017. Keep up to date with the trekkers progress here.

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In the Media

Stomp Paralympian cancer survivor Dr William Tan takes on the biggest challenge of his life 18 August 2017

Bikezilla Charity Ride: Doc William Tan wants to conquer the 65km Larapinta Trail on a different kind of 2-Wheeler August 2017

William Tan featured in Singapore Straits Times 10 August 2017

1233 ABC Radio featured the Larapinta Trail Challenge, via interviews with Professor Caroline McMillen from the Larapinta Trail Challenge trekker send-off on Thursday 3 August, Aunty Bronwyn Chambers on Friday 4 August, and Annie Nichols earlier that week.

Trek to transform Indigenous lives - Newcastle Weekly, 3 August 2017

The Day of Joe - 22 July 2017

Singleton sisters to conquer Larapinta Trail - Newcastle Herald and Singleton Argus, 18 July 2017

Yes I Can - Meet the inspirational Dr Tan - Newcastle Herald, 30 June 2017

Volunteers prepare to blaze a trail for Indigenous education Media Release, 30 June 2017

Dr William Tan interviewed on 1233 ABC Radio on 29 June 2017


Interview with two of the Challenge trekkers, GAIL WHITE, Academic Registrar – UON, and JUDY ADNUM, Lecturer, School of Education – UON