2022 Fundraising Fundraising for the 2022 ride is now open RideWest 2022 will be the the biggest and longest ride yet! Over the last 10 years we have raised more than $1,400,000 for the RFDS, specifically the mental health program Wellbeing Out West. This year we have the ambitious goal to raise $500,000! To help […]

Why RideWest

Inspired to make a difference to Mental Health across Australia In 2009, Les Hancock, Queensland business leader, was shocked to learn that the suicide rate of remote outback Queensland graziers was 30% higher than their coastal counterparts. Coincidentally, at the same time on a long drive from Brisbane to Longreach, Les became aware of a […]

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Whether you are a corporate organisation looking to give back to the community in an effective and tangible way, a small business with a charitable focus, a cyclist who loves a challenge or one of the many people across Australia touched by the work of the RFDS, there are a number of ways you can […]

About RideWest

For cyclists and sponsors who care to give and enjoy a challenge! If a challenging 1300km bike ride over 8 days, across terrain that personifies outback Queensland, meanders through remote local towns, brings you in touch with personalities at the heart of Australia’s community culture, strikes a chord with you, then RideWest is sure to […]

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Donations

Fundraising for the 2022 ride is now open RideWest 2022 will be the the biggest and longest ride yet! Over the last 10 years we have raised more than $1,400,000 for the RFDS, specifically the mental health program Wellbeing Out West. To help us make this year our biggest fundraising year yet,  please click the […]

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Why RideWest

Inspired to make a difference to Mental Health across Australia In 2009, Les Hancock, Queensland business leader, was shocked to learn that the suicide rate of remote outback Queensland graziers was 30% higher than their coastal counterparts. Coincidentally, at the same time on a long drive from Brisbane to Longreach, Les became aware of a […]

Read More

2022 Fundraising

Fundraising for the 2022 ride is now open

RideWest 2022 will be the the biggest and longest ride yet! Over the last 10 years we have raised more than $1,400,000 for the RFDS, specifically the mental health program Wellbeing Out West.

This year we have the ambitious goal to raise $500,000! To help us make this year our biggest fundraising year yet,  please click the link below, and donate what you can.  No matter how big or small the donation, it all helps to make a difference.

From all of us at RideWest – Thank You!

See our RideWest Director, John Sloman, talking about what RideWest means to him, in the Brisbane Bronocs QLD Heroes feature.