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Corporal Baird plays guitar

A day to remember

The 11th of November is a time to reflect on the men and women who have so bravely served our country. Some will return home in body and others will return in spirit, having paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect their own and afford us the freedoms that we enjoy every day. Today, we would […]

November 10, 2016 News
Redland JFC U12 & U13 Premiership Winning Teams

Redland Football Club – 2016 Update

At the end of the 2016 AFL season the partnership between Cam’s Cause and the Redland Football Club, now in its third year, remains strong, inspiring young footballers on and off the field through the story of Corporal Cameron Baird VC MG. The Redland Sharks Under 17 team have had an extraordinary year, beginning the 2016 season as [...]
October 19, 2016 Community, News

SSAA Waratah backs Cam’s Cause with Perpetual Memorial Shoot

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Parents of Victoria Cross recipient honour their son ahead of Anzac Day

Link to article and interview on 3AW website

April 22, 2016 News

Gambling room reborn as space of honour

Taken from The Advocate by Baz Ruddick ASPIRE to inspire, read the words next to the entrance to the newly opened Corporal Cameron Stewart Baird VC MG Room at the Burnie RSL. A place that can be utilised for the betterment of the community, Burnie RSL Club president Frank McKechnie said the room would bring the community […]

April 16, 2016 Community, News

Corporal Cameron Baird VC MG Bronze Statue Project

We are pleased to announce that the Cams Cause Team, in partnership with Platatac and The Naked Army, have commenced the journey of creating a modern, life size, bronze statue of Corporal Cameron Baird VC MG. Corporal Cameron Baird will be depicted in bronze, wearing his combat gear. A location for the statue has been […]

Presentation Ceremony for the Corporal Cameron Baird VC Scholarship

MEDIA RELEASE Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training Guy Barnett, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier The inaugural Corporal Cameron Baird VC Scholarship will be awarded this evening to Newstead College student Ethan McArthur. The Minister for Education and Training, Jeremy Rockliff said that Ethan was chosen as the recipient of the award based on […]

Online shop is now open

Hi guys, Thanks for being patient. I’m proud to announce that we now have all of our cool Cam’s Cause gear available for purchase right here on our website! We’ve got singlets, tshirts, hoodies and heaps more so be sure to click across to the shop page and check it all out. There is definitely something […]

November 20, 2015 News

Lone Pine battle marked at Gallipoli

THE Battle of Lone Pine was more a “vicious armed brawl” than an example of modern war, Governor-General Peter Cosgrove has told a centenary service to mark the bloody conflict. HUNDREDS of people endured sweltering heat on the Gallipoli Peninsula on Thursday to attend the service on a battleground where some 800 Australians died, 1500 […]

October 12, 2015 News

Football tribute watch by fallen soldier’s parents

IT’S ironic a Cameron Baird tribute now sits on a hill overlooking Burnie’s West Park Oval, says father Doug. The memorial plinth of the Victoria Cross recipient lays close to the ground Mr Baird called home with the Cooee Football Club more than three decades ago. Mr Baird played 130 games with the Bulldogs, winning […]

April 7, 2015 News

Victoria Cross recipient Cameron Baird’s memory will be honour in an annual football match

AN ANNUAL football match will commemorate Corporal Cameron Baird’s bravery. The Burnie City Council, Burnie RSL sub-branch, Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley and state MP Adam Brooks gathered to brainstorm ways to form long-lasting methods to remember Corporal Baird. The football match was one of the ideas to come out of that meeting, as […]

April 2, 2015 News

Burnie honours hometown hero

THE essence of Cameron Baird VC MG was captured at the unveiling of the memorial plinth yesterday, according to his mother Kaye Baird. From football references to a focus on the importance of education, yesterday’s memorial was heartfelt and emotional, but most of all spoke to who Corporal Baird was. “Cameron was really humble about […]

April 2, 2015 News
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