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EVENT: ClubITR x Cars For Hope Annual BBQ 2014

Visiting Lane Cove National Park is somewhat an annual tradition for ClubITR, and this year was no different. Last weekend we once again teamed up with ClubITR to host their Annual BBQ for 2014, and were joined by loads of cool Hondas and their owners in attendance. Temperatures for the day were approaching 40°C, a…

EVENT: #Festivalof86 2014

After a stellar inaugural event at Toyota Australia’s Sydney HQ in 2013, #Festivalof86 was on again, this time at the picturesque White Bay Cruise Terminal only minutes away from the Sydney CBD. The man responsible for the modern revival of a Toyota classic, Chief Engineer Tetsuya Tada-san returned to help celebrate the second anniversary of…

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Racing For Hope: World Time Attack 2014

At Cars For Hope we believe that community is everything. Sharing stories, giving hope and letting people know that they matter is a massive part of our cause. At World Time Attack Challenge 2014, we teamed up with competing racing teams to raise awareness about mental health. By helping us spread our message, these teams…

Dear Annabel

Dear Annabel,

I remember the day my phone rang. I was on the train on my way home from university. I had received a few messages from my friend Annabel. But there was one message from her that really stood out. The way I see it is everyone is asking me to push through all of this…

TED TALK: No Health Without Mental Health

Denny Morrison challenges three commonly held but irrational beliefs about behavioral health care: First, that having a mental illness or addiction is a stigma. “To compare ‘having a bad day’ to major depression,” he says, “is a bit like comparing a paper cut to an amputation.” Second, that the body and mind are two different…

TED Talk The Bridge Between Life

TED TALK: The bridge between suicide and life

For many years Sergeant Kevin Briggs had a dark, unusual, at times strangely rewarding job: He patrolled the southern end of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, a popular site for suicide attempts. In a sobering, deeply personal talk Briggs shares stories from those he’s spoken — and listened — to standing on the edge of…

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INSIGHT: What I’ve been through is what makes me

Aleks is a recent IT graduate from Queensland University of Technology who is now testing the waters in the industry. Throughout his journey in finding the strongest version of himself he has managed to find satisfaction in an array of hobbies from programming to experimenting with music. Although his car modifying and racing prowess has…

A dear old fellow I met at the airport

Chris, 50 years old, is a frequent flyer and on her many trips interstate and abroad comes across various people from every corner of the globe, all with their own unique backgrounds, experiences and stories. This is one encounter with a dear old fellow Chris met at the airport: On an interstate trip and with…