Close to 500 locals gathered in Darwin earlier this September for the third Run with Dad Father's Day Charity Run to help raise awareness and funds to fight Prostate Cancer.FUNDRAISING LUNCHEONS AND EDUCATION ROADSHOWS POSTPONED 21 Apr 2020
As a country, we are facing very uncertain times with the impact from COVID-19 affecting many Australian families and businesses nationwide.DARWIN LUNCHEON RAISES OVER $200,000 FOR PROSTATE CANCER 28 Feb 2020
One of Australia’s biggest charity lunches - It’s A Bloke Thing (IABT) – returned to the Darwin Airport on Tuesday, February 25th 2020, raising over $200,000 to continue funding the regions only specialist Prostate Cancer nurse.DARWIN TICKETS NOW ON SALE 16 Jan 2020
The highly anticipated Wagners It’s a Bloke thing Prostate Cancer Luncheon will return to Darwin on the 25 February 2020, being hosted by the Darwin Airport.WHAT IS YOUR PSA NUMBER? 21 Nov 2019
If you're like many of the men that I have spoken to over the past six months, you won't know the answer to this question (and if you do - well done!). Do you know what a normal number is for you? These are two questions that I urge you to know the answer to.BURNETT GROUP FUNDRAISER 30 Oct 2019
The It’s a Bloke Thing Foundation wishes to sincerely thank the Clermont community, in particular, John and Jan Burnett and their family who comprise the Burnett Group, for raising valuable funds for the Foundation in late September.RUN WITH DAD - DARWIN 27 Sep 2019
Hundreds gathered for the Run with Dad Darwin Event earlier this September for the Father’s Day Charity Run to help raise awareness and funds to fight Prostate Cancer.RUN WITH DAD - TOOWOOMBA 27 Sep 2019
An astonishing $22,500 was raised at the Run with Dad Toowoomba event on Sunday 1st September – helping support and fund Prostate Cancer education, research and care.
Over 300 people participated in the event by strapping on their shoes and completing the 5km run or walk.
We are excited to be the charity partner for this years Melbourne Cup event hosted by Walter’s Steakhouse, Brisbane. Help support Prostate Cancer and celebrate the race that stops the nation with fabulous food, wine and friends.DAD'S DO DROP OFF 27 Sep 2019
A.B. Paterson College, Gold Coast recently hosted ‘Dad’s do Drop off’ – a breakfast event encouraging dads to take ownership of their prostate health.NEW RECORD FOR TOOWOOMBA LUNCHEON 13 Sep 2019
The Toowoomba born, now nation-wide Wagners It’s a Bloke Thing Prostate Cancer Luncheon returned to the Wellcamp Airport on September 6th and yet again, was another record-breaking event. Raising an astounding $2,049,600 for Prostate Cancer!GILBERTON OUTBACK RETREAT GIVE BACK! 09 Sep 2019
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The Education Roadshow has been on the road these last couple of months! If you haven’t already heard of Ruth, she is our Education Program Facilitator.
Her involvement within this role includes educating men and women and raising awareness of prostate cancer/health in rural Australian communities – hence the name ‘Education Roadshow’.
The boys from the bush are at it again, this time bringing their signature event – the Wagners It’s A Bloke Thing Prostate Cancer Luncheon to the Gold Coast.
Following the same formula which has seen celebrity guests such as Keith Urban, Mick Doohan, Lee Kernaghan, Karl Stefanovic and Jeff Horn grace the IABT stage, the inaugural Gold Coast It’s a Bloke Thing event was a winner! Raising over $400,000 to fund the first Specialist Prostate Cancer nurse for the Gold Coast region.
A 300+ strong crowd were entertained by a variety of surprise guests including Australian singing legend - Daryl Braithwaite, athletic royalty – Joel Parkinson and Guy Andrews and iconic TV personality Ray Martin.
One of Australia’s biggest charity lunches - It’s A Bloke Thing (IABT) – returned to the Darwin Domestic Airport on Tuesday, March 5th.
Founded 9 years ago by a group of men in Toowoomba with a personal connection to the disease, the foundation’s annual events have raised over $8 million for research, education and care since inception.
Last year, the event crossed the border for the first time to the Northern Territory, with money raised from the inaugural event funding the first full-time specialist prostate cancer nurse in Darwin.
THE It's A Bloke Thing luncheon has smashed its fundraising target, raising $2,024,000.
Chairman David Russell said the goal for the prostate cancer awareness event was to raise something higher than the $1.53 million raised last year.
Country music superstar Keith Urban has been unveiled as the special celebrity guest performing at the It's a Bloke Thing lunch.
His involvement in the luncheon comes as no surprise after organisers said the guest had a personal history with the prostate cancer awareness message the event spruiked.
One of Australia’s biggest charity lunches - It’s A Bloke Thing (IABT) - is about to cross the border into the Northern Territory.
The boys from the bush on Queensland’s Darling Downs, who started the charity eight years ago and have raised more than six million dollars for education, care and research are excited to be expanding interstate.
IN Toowoomba we like to do things big, preferably bigger than anyone else in the nation.
We've got the biggest road project, the Second Range Crossing; we've got the biggest (only) new airport in the nation in the past 40 years - and we've got the biggest fund-raising lunch in the nation.
UPDATE: RAY Martin, John Bertrand and Jeff Horn have been revealed as the special guests at today's It's A Bloke Thing charity lunch.WALK THE TALK: CANCER SURVIVORS ON A LIFESAVING MISSION FOR MEN 11 Jul 2017
Jill and Brian Costello from ManUp! are saving lives.
The Queensland duo, both cancer survivors, will embark on a major four-week prostate cancer roadshow of the Western Downs this week. The first stop, Toowoomba.
CHILDREN as young as five are being urged to run and ride for research at the second annual Run Ride Race for Research charity event.SIR GARFIELD LEAVES HIS ALL-ROUND MARK ON WORLD 08 Dec 2016
DEAN Jones tagged him the "$50 million man" but for Sir Garfield Sobers life on the world cricket stage was all about giving for your country.KARL STEFANOVIC STEALS SHOW AT MILLION-DOLLAR FUNDRAISER 16 Aug 2016
WHEN Australian television's own larrikin Karl Stefanovic is in the room, you know you're in for a good time. Team him up with jazz legend James Morrison and Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce and you'll be in fits of laughter.FIRST SPECIALIST PROSTATE NURSE FOR THE REGION 22 Apr 2016
PROSTATE cancer patients who live in rural South West Queensland will no longer need to travel to Brisbane for specialist care and treatment.
The region’s first ever specialist prostate cancer nurse will start servicing Toowoomba and surrounding towns from May 9 this year.
Our blokes have done it again - raising more than $1 million with one lunch to fight prostate cancer.
Yesterday at Wellcamp Airport the Qantaslink It's A Bloke Thing prostate cancer lunch raised $1.13 million.
They set the bar high last year, raising $1.2 million.
Shoe addicts have the rare opportunity to raise money for cancer while they shop.
It's a Bloke Thing Foundation was given 540 pairs of women's European designer shoes from a boutique in Brisbane that was closing down.
Men might not be known for talking about their medical issues, but one group of leading Toowoomba businessmen is determined to change that.
And raise a lot of money in the process.
The 'It’s a Bloke Thing Prostate Cancer luncheon which benefits various men’s health and research programs was launched at the Brisbane West Wellcamp - AirportONE LUNCH... $1.2M RAISED 13 Aug 2014
The Toowoomba community is no stranger to digging deep, yet it was still a surprise when the annual Easternwell It's A Bloke Thing Foundation lunch broke records yesterday, raising in excess of $1.2 million.RAISING FUNDS AND AWARENESS 01 Aug 2014
The annual It's a Bloke Thing Luncheon is preparing to break their own records with a goal to raise more than $500,000.
When John Wagner, the chairman of the 2013 It's A Bloke Thing luncheon, asked all men over the age of 40 to stand up at last year's event, there were more than a few confused looks shared.
ORGANISERS of a prostate cancer fundraising luncheon are ecstatic after the Toowoomba community contributed more than $300,000 to the cause.
It's a Bloke Thing Prostate Cancer Committee chairman Mark Crampton said 360 people filled the Picnic Point Function Centre today to listen to some inspirational guest speakers.
A Toowoomba charity event has raised $161,000 for prostate cancer research.
The 2012 It's a Bloke Thing Prostate Cancer luncheon held at Picnic Point restaurant raised the money for the Mater Foundation and Toowoomba Hospital.