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UDP Townsville based company donates RID to PNG

A big shout out to UDP, Townsville based Consulting Engineers, for their donation of 2,000 bottles of RID to YWAM Medical Ships Australia, who are enroute to deliver basic health products to some inaccessible provinces in PNG. Great work UDP! 

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However you celebrate today… do it the Aussie Way.

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Posted 1 week ago

Thanks to everyone who entered and we were impressed with all your entries. It’s been both fun & difficult to choose ONLY 4 winners. A big congratulations goes to the winners: Kathryn Cava, Cherie DeVries, Charl Lowther, Samantha Rasborsek…

AND, due to the quality entries, we were inspired to reward a few more with 12 RID ‘runner-up’ prize packs!

So, further congratulations for:
Cathy Frost
Debbie Dye
Simone Johnson
Casey Stolle
Rach Sinclair
Sarah Wi
Cara Al
Sara Pamim
Lyn Summers
Sharon Monaghan
Sara Johnston
Ross Bennett

Could all our winners and runner up recipients please Direct Message the page with your contact details. Thanks everyone. Have a great Australia Day!
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Posted 2 weeks ago

Peta Hanney, Shannon Beachy Beacham and 23 others like this

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Nicole Marie WilliamsCongratulations winners4   ·  2 weeks ago

Amy GhazzawyCongrats winners ! Next time for me:)4   ·  2 weeks ago

Trent BrowneDamn i could have promoted your rid company in fishing comps1   ·  2 weeks ago

Rach SinclairThanks will pm now 😄2   ·  2 weeks ago

Frances YH ChengCongrats to all, hope I will win next time round.4   ·  2 weeks ago

Alfredo Pobe AgpaloCongratulations to all the winners... 👏👏👏4   ·  2 weeks ago

Mark A DoranDidn't realize it was just for women2 weeks ago

Mark A DoranBack to aeroguard2 weeks ago

Charl LowtherCool! Thank you so much :) Have messaged. Congrats to all the other winners too :)3   ·  2 weeks ago

Aaron NobleDam :( congrats all1   ·  2 weeks ago

Panui PlantHow awesome for the extra winners. Congrats to everyone :-D3   ·  2 weeks ago

Emma Kidd😟 no rid for me. Congrats winners2 weeks ago

Chai SainsburyCongratulations1   ·  2 weeks ago

Emma KiddDidn't realise it had to be a poem. Wish I has of known. Entered this comp and the kids one too. To not win a prize after all these entry's and shares. I won't enter again I don't care2 weeks ago

Samantha RasborsekThank you so much!!1   ·  2 weeks ago

Sharon MonaghanYay Thankyou so much 😄1   ·  2 weeks ago

Sharon MonaghanCongratulations Cherie DeVries 👍1   ·  2 weeks ago

Stacey Turner🍇🍇🍇🍇🍇 there's some sweet grapes to counteract the ones Mark seems to have :)1   ·  2 weeks ago

Stacey BennettRoss Bennett2 weeks ago

Simone JohnsonThank you guys!! Pm sent!!1   ·  1 week ago

Kathryn CavaYay! Thanks so much RID Australia! Congrats to all the winners ☺️☺️☺️2   ·  1 week ago

Duane CalveyRoss Bennett1 week ago

Lily CunninghamCongratulations 😃 👍 👍 👍1   ·  1 week ago

Cherie DeVriesThank you RID😊1   ·  1 week ago

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Great news! We have 4 x Adult Fishing Packs to win! (In time for your Australia Day fishing adventure!)

Packs include our one-of-a-kind professional RID Adult fishing tee’s PLUS a bunch of other goodies & product.

Simply tell us in 25 words or less: “My ideal Australia Day would be... “ The most creative answers WIN!

Please answer within the comments section of this post. Winners announced Friday 22nd. Best of Luck!

Prize Pack Includes:
Professional Fishing Tee
2x RID Product
RID Running Cap
RID Stubbie Coolers

Full terms & conditions: www.facebook.com/RID-Australia-159489131524/info/?tab=page_info
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Posted 3 weeks ago

Jess Brennan, Amanda Sear and 23 others like this

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Casey HollandFishing of the local jetty with my family and not getting attacked by insects because we have RID on!1   ·  3 weeks ago

Shane HyattBBQ with family and friends a few beers and the traditional game of "backyard" cricket would be fantastic...:-)1   ·  3 weeks ago

Jennalee IzzardOur annual street party!! Good friends, BBQ, Tunes, Wheelie Bin Cricket, Full Eski's and a Paddle pool. Perfect way to spend Australia Day1   ·  3 weeks ago

Bianca BonakeyMy idea australia day would be .. Isolated island with my quad, kid, dog and my webber q .. No drunkin louts or fights just a cruisey night1   ·  3 weeks ago

Tess DimitriouBbq at the beach, Aussie tunes bouncing off the sand dunes and a huge barra bouncing on the end of my line would be awesome :)1   ·  3 weeks ago

Adele WatsonOut camping - kicking back ! Not getting attacked by mozzies as we got our Rid on 👌🏾1   ·  3 weeks ago

Merinda RileyDefinitely Henley on the mersey.. cant get more Aussie than watching the ferret races lol bbq would be great too ;)1   ·  3 weeks ago

Lisa SheridanHaving a BBQ on the Murray while fishing.1   ·  3 weeks ago

Sharon MonaghanCricket in the park Friends 👫👭👨👷 Aussie tunes that never ends 🎶 Bbq & Seafood feast 🐑🐟🍤 Beers & wines to say the least 🍺🍸🍷1   ·  3 weeks ago

Sara JohnstonMy ideal Australia Day would be.... "Spent with friends & family. Snags on the barbie, RID on hand: Watching the kids play cricket on the sand! 😍😃👍☀️3   ·  3 weeks ago

Sara JohnstonJanet Marsh1   ·  3 weeks ago

Suzanne PalmerMy ideal Australia Day would be spending out fishing of course !! 🐟🎣1   ·  3 weeks ago

Jazzmine GregoryMy ideal austalia day would be "a pool full of ice an a bbq with chops snags prawns octopus salad follwed with water ballon fights1   ·  3 weeks ago

Melissa TaylorCicadas bbq kiddy pool lots of food on the bbq and lots of drinks in the esky that's our version of the best Australia day ever1   ·  3 weeks ago

Victoria Serdyuksun baking while my husband will be fishing, then freshly caught fish BBQ, yay!1   ·  3 weeks ago

Dani SethBBQ /cricket down at the beach with our son n friends , good company , kids having fun what more could you want1   ·  3 weeks ago

Alicia PelentsovSitting next to the Murray River, snags on the bbq, iced tea in hand and watching the kids play1   ·  3 weeks ago

Asha Lea BohrSitting at the beach having a swim with a esky full of cold drinks and food with friends and family1   ·  3 weeks ago

Joanne ParkinsonOn a yacht sail the Sydney harbor whilst having some lamb on the bbq1   ·  3 weeks ago

Trent BrowneA day out with my beautiful fiance soon to be wife sitting on the beach fishing drinking frosty beers #TheGoodLife #Rid #AustraliaDay1   ·  3 weeks ago

Kim DowlingMy ideal Australia Day would be snorking out the reef then back on land for bbq, beers and plenty of rid with family and friends.1   ·  3 weeks ago

Angela HessionAt great barrier reef with my family and friends enjoying the beauty Australia has to offer1   ·  3 weeks ago

Carlie JaneEnjoying to outdoors with my two kids, and playing soccer1   ·  3 weeks ago

Richard SullivanCitizenship ceramony, turning this Canadian into a CanAussie, shrimp on the Barbie ( even if Ken gets jealous) dunny races, beer and fireworks ......... perfect day1   ·  3 weeks ago

Melissa ZammitMy ideal Australia Day would be spent swimming at a secluded water hole listening to music,with a cold drink in hand and meat on the BBQ,making memories with family and friends1   ·  3 weeks ago

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RID Amazon DT Challenge - The Trailer.
In Late 2014 we challenged Australia to find 1 Aussie bloke who was crazy enough to go to the Amazon on the ultimate test to prove RID works in one of the worst places for insects. Most of you know this story and others who have joined our community after may not. Please enjoy the trailer to familiarise yourself.

Without the support we received from you, this would never have happened. It’s an inspiring story that evolved and it started because one man had a vision to do one crazy adventure that only an Aussie would attempt. Being the Aussies we are, we jumped onboard and you did too.

Recently this one man with his crazy vision was recognised by his peers for creative excellence winning him and his team 2 Gold Awards and 1 Silver Award at a recent Advertising industry function. His name is Andy Gepp and without Andy and the amazing team at Publicis Mojo this would never have been the experience it turned out to be.

Congratulations must go to Andy for his vision and of course you our fans for jumping onboard and taking the journey with us.

Thanks for being part of our community and for helping us write just a little more of our history that embraces the great Aussie spirit of a brand that has 59 years of rich Australian heritage.

For those who missed the excitement, we will be releasing the episodes across our page over the next few weeks. Otherwise, you can find the whole series on our YouTube channel www.youtube.com/user/RIDaustralia
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Posted 3 weeks ago

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Kids 50ml Roll-on is specially formulated with low DEET for safe use on Children yet offers 2 hour protection. This is just one of the RID products now available in your local BIG W store. On special now for a limited time only.

Great for Kids 12 months + and those with sensitive skin.
RID offers customers products that meet the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne Insect Repellent Guidelines for use on children. www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/fact_sheets/Insect_repellents_guidelines_for_safe_use/ .
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Posted 4 weeks ago

Leanne Willett, Elianda Lee and 23 others like this

Emma KiddIs there a sample I can try for miss two? Please 😃4 weeks ago

David FogwillSusannah Cameron3 weeks ago

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Merry Christmas from the RID family to yours. We hope you all get spoiled and enjoy the time with your families & friends.

And, don’t forget the RID, you’ll be glad you did :)
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Posted 1 month ago

Here is a great read from the Royal Children’s hospital. They have updated their guidelines for insect repellent use on Children.

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Posted 2 months ago

Alana Platt, Tee Gee and 23 others like this

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Emma Kidd😃👍 thanks for the info I didn't know.2   ·  2 months ago

Kym HarrisI use a home made concoction using sorbolene cream and essential oils. Works just as good, and better for me and my family.1 month ago

Jean Stone1 month ago

Jean StoneRid's local, I am working with the idea that it is safe.1 month ago

Debbie CraftNo DEET is safe!'1   ·  1 month ago

Debbie CraftLots of Vitamin B in your body...comes out through your pores and is an excellent insect repellant!!! I took bigger doses when living in Sumatra for 7 yrs and in India and Thailand..never had an insect bite! True!1 month ago

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Firstly – wow! Thank you everyone for the amazing entries.We laughed, we cringed & we sympathised through all your experiences, we wish we could reward everyone!

However, there can only be Four winners. After much deliberation, our 4 winners of the one-of-a-kind RID professional Fishing tees + goodie bags are:

Shannon Discombe
Johanna Rees
Michelle Boland
Robert Beresford

If you could please Direct Message the page with your contact details that would be fantastic. Again, thank you to everyone for your participation!

Psst.. We may have a few more goodie bags to give out early in the New Year – Watch This Space! ;)
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Posted 2 months ago

Leanne Willett, Darren Feeney and 23 others like this

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Gayle Didjurigura BradyCongratulations to all 4 winners.👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽2   ·  2 months ago

Messy Jessy Anne GriffinWell done everyone1   ·  2 months ago

Morgan Telcongrats :)1   ·  2 months ago

Nici BujayerCongrats to all but so much for 25 words or less5   ·  2 months ago

Johanna ReesThank you.........have messaged you.2   ·  2 months ago

Zoie Evelyn-marie BraggCongrats1   ·  2 months ago

Panui PlantCongratulations to the winners....Well Done 😄1   ·  2 months ago

Shannon DiscombeOmg awesum thanx so much have sent u a pm2   ·  2 months ago

Robert BeresfordThank you so much ......... I have messaged RID Australia 👍😀2   ·  2 months ago

Chai SainsburyCongratulations guys2 months ago

Nicole Marie WilliamsCongratulations winners2 months ago

Shelly EssCongratulations2 months ago

Jacinta CassellsCongrats to the winners xoxo1   ·  2 months ago

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Help us, help them.

Every so often you come across someone special doing something amazing. Meet Allison O’Brien. Come January 2016 Ally will trek across hot and humid Thailand for 8 days, facing some of her own personal fears to support the at risk children of Thailand with Hands Across the Water. The Charity was founded by Peter Baines, a Former Australian police forensic specialist who was one of many attending the tragic 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. This event affected us all in some way. Our hearts went out to those involved although Peter was inspired to establish an organisation that could make a difference. Ten years on and Hands Across the Water, has achieved some amazing and inspiring achievements. The charity encourages the orphans affected and those children at risk in Thailand the opportunity to keep their culture as if they had never become orphans and give them choice and hope…a hard thing to do when you have no parents and no future.

Hands works tirelessly to providing housing, medicine, care and education and it’s inspiring to meet someone like Allison and other fellow trekkers/riders who give their time freely and fund themselves to help others. It’s this selfless courage we admire and one that we feel empowered to help. 100% of the funds that Allison raises go directly to the charity, Allison will pay for her own airfare and accommodation and Peter and his team work independently to raise funds to support the charities admin and marketing.

When there are terrible things happening in the media we put forward a challenge to help Allison. By helping her, we’re helping others. We’re proud to have been able to donate product to the great people at Hands Across The Water for both trekkers and the children of the orphanage. Furthermore, we have pledged support to Allison and her challenge to trek across Thailand!

To find out more or donate to Hands Across the Water: handsacrossthewater.org.au/

To read Allison’s story and wish Allison luck: sna.etapestry.com/fundraiser/HandsAcrosstheWater/trek2016/individual.do?participationRef=1879.0.3...
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Posted 2 months ago

Elianda Lee, David Griffin and 23 others like this

Theresia FlanaganI need helps for my country Indonesia one of province East Timor Indonesia (NTT) at risk of clean water and education. I'm looking any donation or fondation to visiting NTT..1   ·  2 months ago

Ally O'BrienThank you RID Australia... Your kindness and support it is great to know there are Australian companies using their power to support the people who need it most 😘3   ·  2 months ago

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