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DRT Manager: Andrew Clarke

DRT ACT was launched in May 2020 with 67 volunteers and now grown to 192. Since it was launched, DRT ACT volunteers have completed nine service projects. These include:

  • Sexton May 2020 – 16 volunteers deployed to undertake gardening projects for RSL Canberra
  • Fairbairn Oct 2020 – 8 volunteers provided maintenance and Chainsaw support at ACT Girl Guides Camp
  • Peel Oct/Nov 2020 – a short-term operation consisting of seven 3-day waves in Batlow post bushfires with 37 volunteers deployed over the course of the operation
  • Baker Dec 2020 – 9 volunteers deployed to undertake Damage Assessments (DAs) ahead of Operation Corkhill, which was originally planned as an ACT Service Project, however the scope changed after DAs were conducted
  • ACT Food Drop Sep/Oct 2021 – 35 volunteers deployed to deliver grocery hampers to ACT residents in home isolation with COVID on behalf of the ACT Government
  • ACT War Widows May 2022 – 16 volunteers completed various gardening projects and taskings for RSL Canberra
  • Cobargo Nov 2022 – 10 completed general maintenance taskings of the Cobargo Sports Ground ahead of Operation Salway
  • Batlow Apr 2023 – 7 volunteers helped a landowner with debris clearance after being affected by fires in preparation for building construction
  • RSL Canberra May 2023 – 22 volunteers supported gardening projects for RSL Canberra
  • Bega Valley 2023 – The DRT ACT also coordinated the delivery of a short-term Operation, Bega Valley Assist, to provide further bushfire recovery support to community members in the Cobargo and Eden locales.

Events calendar

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Training calendar

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