Goal $25,000

Dinkum Dunny Divers

Fundraising for Cancer Council
Cancer Council
Mystery Box Rally 2021
$19,820
Raised
79%
Our Story …

We are really happy to announce that we're taking part in Mystery Box Rally in 2021!!


This year we are honouring all the “Cancer Journey Support Crew”, Mothers, Fathers, Wives, Husbands, Partners, Family and Friends. Our Mothers, Carmen & Val have been the rock that kept it altogether, as they watched and supported their lifelong friend, husband and the father of their children battle the disease. Sadly, the roles were reversed on Val and she recently passed away while battling the disease, however true to her spirit she stayed strong and never gave up, a true testament of her character.


Along with our recognisable number plates "4HRDAD" our bonnet will be adorned with caricatures of our Mothers and Fathers and the car will carry names of loved ones who are or have fought the fight.


Mystery Box Rally is one of the largest community lead fundraising events for the Cancer Council in Australia having raised over $4.5 million in the last 9 years. This rally will have us driving a car that is 25 years or older along outback roads. We will do approximately 2,500kms in 5 days! We set off from Rockhampton & return back to Rockhampton 5 days later, each day in between is a mystery, we have no idea where we will be headed until the morning of!


In 2019 we raised $21,000 and our target for this rally is $25,000 with every dollar raised going to the Cancer Council! We would very much appreciate it if you could donate to the cause & help us on our journey!

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Teams will drive their own 25+ year old cars along a mystery route in this unique 5 day challenge, all in the name of cancer research. The route is a loop starting and finishing at the same location, but all the other details are kept under wraps, only given to the teams each morning.

The rally is not a race – it’s a fun, colourful, unpredictable adventure with participants travelling at their own pace in smaller groups. Vehicles often break down but “we never leave anyone behind” and each night is spent camping beneath the stars and celebrating the day’s achievements. It all adds up to an incredible opportunity to see Australia’s vast and beautiful countryside and make lifelong friends, many brought together after experiencing cancer themselves or seeing cancer impact family and friends.

Since it’s inception the rally has been the largest fundraiser for the Cancer Council nationally."

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raised: $1,032,152
target: $1,200,000
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1 year ago
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Darren Martin gave $500.00.
On our Dads Journey we witnessed first hand the advances that have been made in Cancer treatments and the amazing people involved. By raising funds and supporting the Cancer Council we will make a positive difference to the lives of patients and families in the future.
1 year ago
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Veronica Martin gave $1,000.00.
For poppy and grandpa
1 year ago
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Jessie Brent gave $30.00.
1 year ago
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Sarah Alyce Designs gave $90.00.
1 year ago
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Lal Lal Automotive gave $90.00.
1 year ago
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LEADING EDGE STEEL SUPPLIES gave $1,140.00.
1 year ago
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lepol metal work gave $1,000.00.
1 year ago
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TMB Printing Pty Ltd gave $500.00.
1 year ago
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Pipeline Supplies Australia gave $390.00.
1 year ago
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Mclean WaterWorks gave $2,890.00.
1 year ago
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Hoist & Crane Australia gave $1,000.00.
1 year ago
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Bookkeeping And Stuff gave $200.00.
Good luck guys, hope it's super all over again :-)
11 months ago
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Westernport Metal Fabrication gave $1,390.00.
5 months ago
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Carmen Martin gave $2,000.00.
Go you Guys. Have fun and make it to the end. Donated in memory of Ian Martin, your Father and Friend.
4 months ago
Thankyou for your amazing donation, wonderful words of support, encouragement, and reflection on what this means to you. Darren & Janet
4 months ago
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Ann-Maree Convery gave $100.00.
Ian & Janet’s Mum will be in the hearts of many forever. We pray, however, that with your amazing fundraising efforts, others will be in our lives for longer.
4 months ago
Thankyou for your amazing donation, wonderful words of support, encouragement, and reflection on what this means to you. Darren & Janet
4 months ago
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Kerryn Deayton gave $20.00.
4 months ago
Thankyou for your amazing donation, wonderful words of support, encouragement, and reflection on what this means to you. Darren & Janet
4 months ago
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Jacqui Sampson gave $50.00.
In loving memory of Uncle Ian
4 months ago
Thankyou for your amazing donation, wonderful words of support, encouragement, and reflection on what this means to you. Darren & Janet
3 months ago
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Louise Goodwin & Associates Pty Ltd gave $200.00.
Good luck and stay safe.
2 months ago
Thankyou Louise, for your amazing donation, wonderful words of support, encouragement, and reflection on what this means to you. Darren & Janet
3 months ago
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Anthony Sampson gave $100.00.
2 months ago
Thankyou for your amazing donation. Darren & Janet
3 months ago
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Michelle Caporale gave $2,000.00.
I couldn’t be prouder of my younger brother Darren and his amazing partner Janet. You go guys! 🤗 Let’s band together to bet this fucken disease.
2 months ago
Thankyou Sis, for your amazing donation, wonderful words of support, encouragement, and reflection on what this means to you. Darren & Janet
2 months ago
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luke GORDES gave $500.00.
2 months ago
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Uncle Nev's Trail Rides gave $390.00.
2 months ago
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McLean Water Works gave $800.00.
2 months ago
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Chris Bailey gave $100.00.
Good luck on your rally and thank you for supporting a great cause
2 months ago
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Nick Watkin gave $200.00.
Cheers Darren - have to catch up for a frothy sometime
2 months ago
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Bruce Wills gave $100.00.
Janet & Darren, my brother has just stared his cancer journey and totally support your efforts. Bruce & Veanne Wills
2 months ago
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Susan Armstrong gave $100.00.
Great cause Janet & Darren xx
2 months ago
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Chandana Idamegama gave $25.00.
2 months ago
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Kevin Wilson gave $50.00.
Good luck kids, have a great time.
2 months ago
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Donna Edgecombe gave $50.00.
Such a great cause! Enjoy the road trip! Look forward to seeing the pics!
2 months ago
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Anonymous gave $25.00.
2 months ago
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Michael Roberts gave $50.00.
A fantastic fundraising event! All the best and enjoy! Cheers Michael Roberts
2 months ago
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mark toner gave $50.00.
Goodluck!
2 months ago
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duy diep gave $50.00.
2 months ago
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Daryll Evens gave $50.00.
Good on ya Darren and Janet such a great way to raise funds have fun Daz and Kay
2 months ago
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Gareth Wheatley gave $100.00.
Good luck Janet / Darren, its a great thing that you guys are doing. Fantastic effort.
2 months ago
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Michael Taranto gave $100.00.
2 months ago
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Ian Taylor gave $100.00.
Best wishes on your trip, wonderful cause close to our hearts
2 months ago
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Mark Mellor gave $50.00.
2 months ago
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George Manias gave $50.00.
Great job Darren and Janet, I hope you have fun!
2 months ago
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Eimear Critchley gave $50.00.
2 months ago
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Kyle & Tarryn5520 Paten gave $50.00.
Excellent work you two! Enjoy every minute. I'm sure it will be lot's of fun and a lot of emotion tied to this years journey. Keep up the great work
2 months ago
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Grant Warren gave $150.00.
Great work Darren and Janet!
2 months ago
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Paul Chasteauneuf gave $150.00.
Good luck and have a great time!
2 months ago
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Kim Stone gave $50.00.
Good luck, this is a truely wonderful fundraiser and event xx
2 months ago
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Luke Snell gave $50.00.
Great work Darren and Janet! Have a great trip!
2 months ago
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Pete Galtry gave $100.00.
Thanks team for helping with the good fight, for those who still can and for honoring those who no longer can.
2 months ago
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David Oakeshott gave $100.00.
Have a great trip...
2 months ago
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Stan Draca gave $50.00.
good on you guys
2 months ago
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Mark Mitchell gave $50.00.
Darren / Janet - all the best! Cheers Mark.
2 months ago
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Jodi Whelan gave $50.00.
Amazing work Darren & Janet, safe travels. x
2 months ago
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Ken O'Brien gave $50.00.
Good Luck Darren & Janet!
2 months ago
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Steve Brough gave $100.00.
Great effort
2 months ago
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Mark Mastroianni gave $100.00.
Great Effort.
2 months ago
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Declan O'Neill gave $500.00.
On behalf of the O'Neill family we wish you all the best.
2 months ago
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Cathy Cook gave $100.00.
2 months ago
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Kim Hesline gave $100.00.
Drive carefully and avoid Covid !! Have a great time.
2 months ago
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Nathan Pearson gave $100.00.
Well done Dad and Janet for raising such a large amount. We love you. Nathan and Rebecca
2 months ago
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Mornington Muscular Therapies gave $90.00.
2 months ago
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Andre Marthinussen gave $100.00.
1 month ago
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PAUL & MANDY BRUTON gave $100.00.
Good luck Janet & Darren!! What a fantastic journey you will embark on.. Now make sure you don't blow all your cash on grog you will still need fuel for the car, ok. All the best & Enjoy! The Brutons.
Team Sponsors
The Impact, Outcomes & Charity

Mystery Box Rally is a dedicated fundraising event for cancer research with funds going to Cancer Council.

Cancer Council is one of the largest non-government funders of cancer research in Australia. We conduct and fund research studies across all cancers and all stages of the cancer journey.

Thanks to the community funds raised such as Mystery Box Rally we can fund world-class research that reduces the impact of cancer for everyone.

Over $26 million has been raised by Box Rallies to date, supporting ground-breaking projects such as:

  • A research study to develop a vaccine that protects against lymphoma cancers.
  • A research trial to standardise international guidelines on melanoma removal.
  • A research grant to revolutionise the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

These projects wouldn’t be possible without your support.