RFDS & CWA Launch New Book ‘Darn A Good Yarn’

November 23, 2020 4:19 pm

A Darn Good Read

Get Your Copy of ‘Darn a Good Yarn’ to Support the RFDS and CWA

Heart-warming Tales of Life in Remote Australia

The Royal Flying Doctor Service in association with the Country Women’s Association of Australia have recently published a book entitled a ‘Darn a Good Yarn, a collection of stories, anecdotes, memories, humour, prose and artwork about those “Struth!” moments in the bush.

RFDS - A Darn Good Read

Activ8me is a Major Partner of the RFDS, and with nearly 20 years’ experience in bush communications we know how good Aussies from the bush are at telling a tale.

The RFDS and CWA have compiled a great read containing over 80 submissions from people around country Australia to create a funny, interesting and heart-warming collection of first-hand experiences of bush life.

It’s a real page turner, with short, funny, easy-to-read yarns about life in the Aussie bush.

The short stories and photos are just as much about historical events as it is about today’s life.

The wit and dry sense of humour employed by everyday Aussies in this book will surprise you, make you laugh out loud, bring joy and maybe shed a tear.

This book is a celebration of the Aussie Spirit, displayed through the good times and the bad.

RFDS - A Darn Good Read

Being released just in time for the Christmas Holidays, this is a perfect stocking stuffer!

With amazing imagery and illustrations through the book, it makes an excellent coffee-table book or gift for a friend or loved one.

All proceeds from book sales go to both the RFDS and the CWA, so you can be assured your money is going to good causes.

Activ8me would love to help promote ‘Darn A Good Yarn’ to hit the Bestseller List in time for Christmas, so spread the word!

Read more about ‘Darn A Good Yarn’

Pre-order your copy of the book, which will be released 16 November here.

Darn, Win A Free Yarn!

To celebrate the launch of ‘Darn A Good Yarn’, Activ8me is giving away 10 free copies of the book.

To enter and be in the running to win, all you need to do is visit the Activ8me Facebook Page and comment on our Facebook Post announcing the competition with your answer to the question:

“The Flying Doctor flies the equivalent of 34 times to the moon-and-back every year with their fleet of 79 planes…
BUT, how many kilometres did they travel by road (in the last financial year) with their extensive Health Services Road Fleet?”

Entries close 5pm, Friday 4th December.

The ten closest entries to the kilometre figure provided to us by the Flying Doctor will win a free copy of the book!

We’ll announce the winners (and the answer to the question) on Facebook, shortly after the competition closes.

You can view the ‘Darn A Good Yarn’ Giveaway Competition Terms & Conditions here.

Submit Your Good Yarn for the 2021 Edition

Everyone in remote Australia has a story to tell.

You can help ‘Darn a Good Yarn’ for their next publication in 2021 by submitting your content, to raise money for the RFDS and the CWA.

Submission are now being accepted for the second publication. You can find more info on submissions for the 2021 edition here.

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