2017 Nominations Drive

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From 4-8 July, Nic and Lucas drove their van 2000kms from Brisbane to Melbourne, catching up with community members in places like Lismore, Tamworth, Wollongong and Albury-Wodonga.

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Day 1 - Brisbane/Lismore/Coffs Harbour

The Drive kicked off at Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall on Monday 4 July, where Nic and Lucas met members of the public and showcased their Orange Sky Laundry van. From there, the tour headed to Lismore where we spent the afternoon at the Winsome Soup Kitchen.

Day 2 - Armidale/ Tamworth/ Newcastle

After checking out the Big Banana, the crew headed on to Armidale and Tamworth, where we visited Tilbuster Station and the Tamworth Archives. From there we headed to Newcastle and an evening with the Night Angels.

Day 3 - Parramatta/ Redfern/ Wollongong

After meeting friends at the Parramatta Mission we headed to Redfern and the Sydney Story Factory, where we hung out with Dr Cath Keenan Australia's Local Hero 2016.

Day 4 - Wollongong/ Goulburn/ Albury

An early start with the Sunrise weather crew in Wollongong before heading down the Hume Highway to Goulburn and the Angels Railway Cafe. We were in Albury by nightfall and caught up with the Carevan.

Day 5 - Albury/ Melbourne

We began the day at the Hub in Albury, before making our way to Melbourne and St Marys House of Welcome and the HOMIE store on Brunswick street.

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