The Long Walk

Long Walk

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Join us for the Long Walk 2018 
From 9am, Sunday 10 June

 The Long Walk commemorates Aboriginal AFL player Michael Long’s walk from Melbourne to Canberra in 2004, to take a stand against racial abuse.

Today it is a mission of hope, with Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians rallying together.

Bring your family and join us in walking from the State Library of Queensland to The Gabba, arriving in time for the Brisbane Lions' game against Essendon. The first 400 people to register for the Long Walk will receive a FREE ticket to the game, and a Long Walk t-shirt. 

Walk for unity, for recognition, and for a united Australia.

Don't miss this deadly day out!

Date: Sunday 10 June 2018

Time: From 9am

Location: Kurilpa Point Park, near the State Library of Queensland

What to expect: 

At the Park, there'll be a free healthy breakfast, entertainment and activities for the kids. There'll also be some speeches from dignitaries and information about the walk route before we depart.

When you get to the Park, head to the registration desk at the Deadly Choices marquee to receive your Long Walk t-shirt and tickets to the Lions v Essendon game (first 400 registered). 

The walk will kick off at 11:15am, arriving at the Gabba at 12:10pm (approx). Attendants will be stationed along the walk route to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

What to bring: This is an outdoor event that involves a 3km (approx) walk, so wear appropriate clothing and bring some water. 

What not to bring: This is an alcohol, sugar and smoke-free event. 

Registration: please complete the registration form below to attend this event. 

 

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