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At the Bushtrackers dinner function at Renshaw Complex on Friday night – Bushtrackers spokesman Murray Woolnough (2nd from left) with Bourke Shire Deputy Mayor Lachlan Ford, Council’s Corporate Services Manager Leonie Brown and Bourke Shire Council General Manager Ross Earl. Photo supplied

A huge convoy of caravans and camper trailers converged on Bourke last week when members of the Bushtrackers Owners Group brought their philanthropy and spirit of adventure to town for their annual general meeting.

Every year, the Bushtrackers group chooses a different venue in a remote part of Australia to get down to the business of their AGM and at the same time hand over a generous donation to community groups in the host town.

Bourke was the lucky host this year, with the Bushtrackers donating $24,500 to various charities and organisations.

Murray Woolnough is President of the Bushtrackers Owners Group and he said Bourke was chosen because of the three contenders to host this year’s AGM, Bourke Council had been the most supportive when it came to putting out the welcome mat.

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.

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