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A massive congratulations, Sean! The best part is… this is only the beginning! Over the next few weeks, we will be preparing Sean for one of the toughest challenges ever attempted. Keep your eyes glued to our page. Congratulations to all our finalists for a job well done.

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Cyclone Sunday! - Strand Park, Townsville, 2nd Nov.

Townsville folk, don’t forget this SUNDAY (02/11/14) there is a free community-awareness event at Strand Park. RID are very proud to sponsor such a fantastic initiative. Grab the kids and get involved in Cyclone Sunday! There will be over 40 information displays, kids activities, FREE giveaways and LIVE entertainment to boogie the afternoon away.
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Can I purchase RID products on line? If so, where/how?
Thanks, Gail
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RID AustraliaHi Gail you can purchase online. Simply visit rid.com.au online and click on where to buy. Woolworths sell online as do chemist warehouse. If u are outside of Australia let us know and we can update u on which online stores would be your best choice. Thsnks Gail.8 hours ago

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Get yourself ready for summer with RID. BUY 2 Tropical Strength Roll-ons 100ml for $11 and save $5.10! That’s 2 x as much coverage for any DT clad adventurers out there ;)

Woolworths are running this special until the 12th of November.

Find your deal online at www2.woolworthsonline.com.au/Shop/SearchProducts?search=rid+repellent
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The RID Amazon DT Challenge! – Why the Amazon?

In true spirit of our founder, Mr Doug Thorley, who’s R&D famously took him to the marshland south of Brisbane, to offer his skin up to local inhabitants – all in the name of innovation! We wanted to put RID to the ultimate test, just like Doug had done.

There is no more insect-heavy location than the mighty Amazon. With up to 2.5million different insect species, there is something for everyone. We knew Doug would want to put RID in the toughest conditions. It’s hot, it’s sweaty and its full of biting, stinging insects - it’s perfect.

To discover more about Doug, check our earlier posts for a full run down. Watch this space! The adventure begins soon.
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As we look towards summer, and our buzzing brethren ramp up their assaults, we often come across a range of questions.

Will RID protect me from Malaria, Ross River Virus and Dengue Fever?

The Australian Health Departments and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia recommend that people use personal insect repellents containing DEET to protect themselves from catching diseases, such as Malaria, Ross River virus, and Dengue Fever which are carried by mosquitoes. Because RID contains DEET, it will protect you from disease carrying insects.

Check the full list out on our website. www.rid.com.au/faq
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Townsville prepares for ‘Cyclone Sunday’.

Besides sending adventurers to the Amazon, to put RID to the ultimate test, we are also involved in preparing Australians for the upcoming summer storm season. Dengue Fever can cause havoc in the aftermath of tropical storm activity, so being prepared for cyclones, storms and or flooding rains includes knowing all the risks. Simply applying a repellent can help prevent infection from disease carrying mosquitoes.

We are very proud to be a sponsor of this free community-awareness event in Townsville. ‘Cyclone Sunday’ will be held Sunday 2nd November in Strand Park, so if you’re in the area, bring the kids, bring your family and come down. Over 40 information displays PLUS Kids activities and free giveaways. We are looking forward to saying hello and helping out with a few prizes to be won, free KID RID Tattoos and balloons.
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Eliza LockGrace Henry your the one on the left 😉1   ·  6 days ago

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The RID Amazon DT Challenge! UPDATE - The DTs are ready.

The next time we see these, they will be supporting (literally) our RID DT challenger! (aka Sean England). Follow us as we put RID and Sean to the ultimate test. It’s one man, one bottle of RID, one pair of DTs, and one mighty big Amazon! Stand by as we count down to departure!
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Robyn Summers-ShelleyYou can and will do it Sean England xxxxx3   ·  2 weeks ago

Ingrid J EnglandThis is getting real!!2   ·  2 weeks ago

Jaly David Mall the best mate1   ·  1 week ago

Allan CooperBest of luck Sean. From what I'm led to believe the Piranha only attack if they sense blood and the Candiru will only bother you if you pee in the water....stay safe!1   ·  1 week ago

Bob RingvallAll the best mate.1   ·  2 weeks ago

Geoff DownesGet RID of Tony Abbott (dick tog Tony)!!!!!!.....cheers1   ·  2 weeks ago

Debbie ShelleyIt sounds daunting - one bottle of rid1   ·  2 weeks ago

Jenny Wynn-TaylorColour will suit you Sean!!!1   ·  2 weeks ago

Katharina BellI've seen what RID does to paint!! Won't touch the stuff5 days ago

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Ingrid J EnglandHe is buying a bag Jolie, RID just happens to be for sale at Kathmandu too :-)3   ·  2 weeks ago

Debbie ShelleyWhat date does he leave ING - hope they give him a gopro1   ·  2 weeks ago

Jolie Mudie BrooksI thought the RID would be supplied! :)1   ·  2 weeks ago

Amber HookeSo how many pairs of DT's can fit in said bag?2 weeks ago

Aranka ZielhuisIs he ready???2 weeks ago

Robyn Summers-ShelleyGood luck Seano xxxx2 weeks ago

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The RID Amazon DT Challenge - Where are we going?

Now, the Amazon is an awfully large area, encompassing many kilometers of rugged, insect-heavy terrain. Where our adventure begins, will be the wonderfully unique capital of Peru - Lima. However, there won’t be much sight seeing, a quick hop and a skip to the east, and we arrive at the ‘gateway’ to the Amazon – Iquitos. It’s here our Challenger Sean, will get his first taste of what this adventure is all about. Best of luck mate, the countdown till departure is on!

It’s – one man, one pair of DTs, one can of RID, and one MIGHTY big Amazon. Watch this space!
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Peta CrippsDTs are ready to go. Enjoy4   ·  3 weeks ago

Brooke KleinschmidtGo Sean!!!! Can't wait for the updates gorgeous!3   ·  3 weeks ago

Damien AlexanderGo #1 DT man!!! Sean will have the best time, well done mate!!3   ·  3 weeks ago

Susan DebnamEnjoy this wonderful opportunity Sean...it's going to be amazing!! :)3   ·  3 weeks ago

Julie BevanGood luck very brave 😀2   ·  2 weeks ago

Sean EnglandThanks everyone can't wait to go!!2   ·  2 weeks ago

Des HawkinsYou go boy, Pilbara proud!!!2   ·  2 weeks ago

Robyn Summers-ShelleyNext you will climb and conquer the Himalayas, best of luck Sean.3   ·  3 weeks ago

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