The founders of the charity event, the ‘boys from the bush’, have raised funds for education, care and research on prostate cancer for the past eight years, are excited to be expanding interstate.
The 2018 IABT Foundation Chairman David Russell also shares this sentiment, having confidence that with the support from the Darwin business community, the values IABT upholds will continue to spread.
“We are very proud that our Foundation, which started from very humble beginnings by a group of mates, and has raised funds for a QantasLink It’s A Bloke Thing Prostate Cancer Roadshow throughout Western Queensland,” said Mr Russell.
Last year, Mr Bridge became a guest at the IABT lunch at Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport and decided that it would be a good opportunity for Darwin to host this charity event due to his belief that it is an important cause for the community to support.
IABT Darwin Luncheon Chair and radio identity Katie Woolf, who lost her father to prostate cancer a few years ago, is also committed to fighting and raising awareness of the disease.
In this upcoming event, prostate cancer survivor and Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce, will take part as a guest speaker.
NT Airports CEO Ian Kew said Darwin Intentional Airport is proud to arrange the first charity event in their vicinity.
They also show their appreciation for the Department of Home Affairs, who is assisting them in creating the space for the event.
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