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Long Drive For Drought 2021

Come along on a journey with us – 3,000 klm through outback Queensland raising money for drought affected farmers through our charity partner, Drought Angels. This year we raised $83,085! All funds will be distributed directly to farmers through Drought Angels via pre-paid visas.

Meet the Founder – Brent Reeman

For A Long Drive for Drought founder, Brent Reeman, there was only ever supposed to be the one fundraiser. But when last year’s inaugural Long Drive raised $52,000 – well past its $40,000 target – Brent and his team of fellow four-wheel drivers knew they would have to return to the road and are this […]

A Long Drive to raise $80K for regional Queensland

20 August 2021 // FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE After last year’s inaugural event raised more than $50,000 for drought relief in regional Queensland, A Long Drive for Drought returns to the road this month with the aim of raising $80,000. A convoy of 30 40-Series LandCruisers – an icon of the bush – will travel more […]

Dave’s Drive for Drought

By Keer Moriarty, as published in Beaudesert Bulletin, Friday 16 July 2021 Dave Goeldner and his 15 year old daughter, Cassie, will embark on the journey of a lifetime to help farmers affected by drought. Dave and Cassie will join the ‘Long Drive for Drought’ on 27 August – a 3,000 kilometre journey across Western […]

Mia’s Long Drive for Drought

By Rose Astley, as published in Gympie Times, 27 May 2021 The threat of drought is something that haunts most, if not all Australian farmers and when Mother Nature holds out on them, they rely heavily on help from others. One local Gympie woman has acknowledged the mental, physical and financial burden that drought takes […]

It’s a wrap: $52,000 raised for Drought Angles to support QLD farmers

We have wrapped up this incredible event with a video pulling it all together, showcasing this great initiative helping Drought Angels support Queensland farmers. Thank you thank you thank you…Mayor Tom Tate for your incredibly generous support of the ‘Long Drive for Drought’. Mayor Tate outbid everyone at the #lgaq2020 Annual Conference where we ran […]

Western Downs welcomes The Longest Drive

The Long Drive for Drought founder Brent Reeman, and the LGAQ recently caught up with Cr Paul McVeigh, Mayor of Western Downs Regional Council to talk about the effect the drought has had on local communities.

We welcome the Proterra Group as a major sponsor

The Proterra Group have come on board as a major sponsor for the Long Drive for Drought, joining the journey and helping to raise much needed funds for those affected by the drought.  ‘Proterra Group have a real focus on providing our Engineering services to rural and regional Councils across Australia. When the opportunity came […]

We are on the road in August

Due to COVID-19, the Longest Drive for Drought was postponed from May this year. Now with easing restrictions and the ability to travel within our home state we are on the road from 29 August – 6 September. We will be following the Queensland Government’s health directives and staying safe along the way. The itinerary […]

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