Our Partners

We support and sponsor the Afghanistan veteran community by helping acknowledge, establish and make aware of events, groups, support programs, job help and financial assistance when required.

Listed below are some of our great supporters who have worked tirelessly and diligently to ensure that the 42 for 42 organisation can continue to offer the support for Australian veterans and families from the Afghanistan war, by building a community to help them in life. 

Brisbane City Council

The 42 for 42 is proud to acknowledge the support of the Brisbane City Council and graciously agreed trustee deed over the land with which the Memorial will be built.

Brisbane is the largest local government in Australia with 26 wards and 27 councillor positions.

You can visit the Brisbane City Council website to learn about the Council’s long-term vision for the future including its vision and strategies, digital innovation projects, and its Customer Charter.

Boeing logo

The generous financial support from Boeing Australia has helped us get closer to the goal of building our Memorial Garden and we proudly recognise them as our partner.

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support.

As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries.

Diggers Rest “A Soldiers Retreat” was set up as an eco-friendly bush lodge based on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. The aim is to bring serving soldiers, younger Veterans and their families to a friendly environment to help them reconnect with family, society and themselves at no financial outlay to them.

Diggers Rest – ‘A Soldiers Retreat’ has been born by the desperate need to reconnect with our soldiers past and present.

Survive to Thrive Nation are the providers of the world’s first online, evidence-based, personal development program with optional online peer support and mentoring.


Their program was created by a veteran for veteran’s through lived experience, we thrive on assisting our members becoming independent in overcoming psychological and emotional stress, living happy and healthy lives, and creating a successful mindset for transitioning back to civilian life.

Helping Veterans Move Forward with Two 14 Recruitment, our mission is to help Australian Military Veterans find employment with veteran supportive businesses.
A Recruitment Company Built by Veterans.

We are a team with decades of combined military experience. As veterans, we understand what it’s like to re-enter the workforce after military service and what employers are looking for.

Take the first step to re-entering the civilian workforce by creating your job profile. We’ll assist you in finding employment with supportive businesses.

Smokin Sappers BBQ are a competition team based in Brisbane made up of current and ex-serving Combat Engineers (Sappers) who not only compete but also do charity work for military-related charities and not for profit organisations.

Keep up the great work boys!

AVS formed in January 2016 with the simple idea to connect the Veteran Community through surfing. Founders Matthew Hoare and Kieran Scotchford developed the idea after sharing similar experiences and stresses whilst serving together in the 8/9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and also the difficulties Veterans face transitioning into Civilian life.
Surfing Queensland Affiliated Board Riders Club / Registered Charity / Completely Volunteer-based / Veteran Started Initiative

BRAWR is a community of likeminded ‘life adventurers’. We encourage YOU to share YOUR fun experiences with a pic, video or comment!

BRAWR is the word we use to describe a recent adventure we went on, an adventure we did ‘just for fun’.

We make time to share our experiences with the BRAWR Community so we can reflect on them with satisfaction, together. Sharing the positive feeling of “getting off the couch” (as we call it).

Tom Scheid Photography is a Brisbane based business that provides broad services across Australia and Internationally. From Wedding and Portrait to Commercial, Travel and everything in between.

Tom’s Photography specializes in producing high-quality images and will ensure that your special occasion is relaxed, professional and trouble-free. We provide a secure and easy-to-use online store for purchasing professional print and digital products that you will treasure forever.

The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) is an integral part of the primary healthcare sector in Queensland through the delivery of timely, patient-focussed ambulance services.

The QAS operates as a statewide service within Queensland Health and is accountable for the delivery of pre-hospital ambulance response services, emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital patient care and transport services, inter-facility ambulance transport, casualty room services, and planning and coordination of multi-casualty incidents and disasters.

The QFES aims to protect person, property and the environment through the delivery of emergency services, awareness programs, response capability and capacity (preparedness), and incident response and recovery for a safer Queensland.

Maintained by a unique mix of approximately 36,000 Rural Fire Service volunteers, 6000 State Emergency Service volunteers, approximately 2,200 permanent firefighters, more than 2000 auxiliary firefighters and supported by non-operational administrative support staff.

Tanya Wood is a Sydney-based registered Landscape Architect with a career in the industry spanning some 15 years. Under the guidance of William Dangar for over a decade, Tanya developed a unique and purposefully functional approach to design.

Working on 100’s of projects both within Australia and internationally, from premium residential to large scale urban planning, Tanya has a broad range of landscape experience.

With more than 26 years’ experience, the Highview Accounting & Financial team of professionals are committed to helping you achieve your financial goals, offering advice and guidance through the entire business and personal life cycle.

Located in Cranbourne, Prahran, Mornington & Ringwood, we are committed to building long-lasting relationships with our clients by providing them with friendly superior services in a timely and cost-effective manner. Our goal is to make success simple.

In 1945, two entrepreneurial Australian engineers, Gerry Cardno and Harold Davies established Cardno, following stints working for the U.S. Army command in Brisbane during the Second World War. Known then as Cardno & Davies, the company rapidly became one of Australia’s preeminent engineering firms.

Cardno is a global infrastructure, environmental and social development company operating in more than 100 countries and powered by a talented 4,000-strong workforce. We’re united by a shared purpose to deliver exceptional professional services to improve physical and social environments that make a difference to people’s lives around the world.

Toowoomba Solicitors at Murdoch Lawyers has looked to set itself apart from a typical general practice law firm.

Our view is that by specialising and adopting a commercial and practical approach to client’s issues we are able to deliver the best legal advice to our clients, quicker than our competitors.

As part of this, we also see that properly understanding our client’s issues and needs are critical to delivering good value in our legal offering.

Suncorp Stadium provides Brisbane and south-east Queensland with a 52,500 plus seat capacity, state-of-the-art, world-class stadium able to accommodate a range of uses including Rugby League, International Test Matches, Rugby Union, Soccer, Concerts, Boxing and Extreme Sports.

Suncorp Stadium is a major sporting and entertainment facility owned by Stadiums Queensland and managed by ASM Global (formally AEG Ogden).

Insurance Advisernet

Our clients will tell you Insurance Advisernet stands alone for many reasons. But, ultimately, we believe our key difference comes from always delivering the most appropriate advice, the most efficient systems and the right insurance solutions for our clients’ evolving needs – guided by our four core business pillars of trust, advice, choice and value.

Beyond insurance, we’re also proud to play an active and ongoing role in helping local community organisations through the Insurance Advisernet Foundation.

The collective strength of the Insurance Advisernet network is its greatest asset. Every day, it allows us to deliver unrivalled confidence, choice and value for our clients and their businesses.

Central Healthcare Services

Taking its origins from a business established 35 years ago, Central Healthcare Services has grown to become a National Wholesaler and takes great pride in servicing the Pharmacy and Hospital markets of Australia.  Now as a fully owned subsidiary of Sigma, CHS’ 3 Distribution Centres are part of the Group’s 16 distribution facilities Australia wide.

CHS works to create partnerships with customers and manufacturers alike by implementing cost efficiencies throughout the supply chain. CHS prides itself on its ability to drive strategic compliance through the use of technology and the implementation of internal business directives.

What began in 1970 as The Gap Squash Club with only three courts, has now evolved into the Gap Health & Racquet Club – a first-class multi-purpose facility servicing the wider Brisbane community.

The Gap Health & Racquet Club is owned and operated by local Gap residents – the Miller family.

Lead by Steve and Jacqui Miller, the Gap Health & Racquet Club has evolved over the past twenty years in-line with the demands of the community and is today the leading multi-purpose sporting and health facility in the region.

Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours is part of the touring division of McLachlan Travel Group, a family company that has been prominent in the Australian travel industry for more than 40 years.

As part of McLachlan Travel Group, Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours shares the core values that were established by Gil and Leonie when they opened their first travel agency all those years ago: to provide knowledge and value to Australian travellers, and the best holiday experience possible.

Rupert McCall is an Australian poet of international renown. His tributes to special events and occasions have become highly sought-after and treasured for the indelible mark they’ve left on audiences everywhere.

He is the author of six anthologies of verse that have collectively sold over 120,000 copies.

In 2013 as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, Rupert received a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia for services to the community, particularly as a poet.

Rob Sanders founded Socially Found in 2015, with the purpose of offering a more personal touch when it comes to helping local businesses transitioning to the online space.

After 15 years in the customer service industry, understanding the digital marketing space was made easier from what he had learned through helping a wide range of people over that time.

Working with the 42 for 42 organisation was an opportunity to join a great group for a great cause and honoured to be part of this team. 


Carroll Plant & Haulage

Carroll Plant & Haulage (CPH) is an established Plant hire Company based in Brisbane and servicing the southeast Queensland region. The company has become one of Brisbane’s leaders in quality and professional plant and labor hire. We also offer other services such as the supplying of oils, grease, and refueling services.

With years of experience in the Plant hire and construction industry, which includes civil works, major infrastructure, and all aspects of general excavations and plant hire, our professional staff has the knowledge and expertise needed to complete your job safely and on time.

centenary landscaping supplies

Denise and Terry O’Shea purchased Centenary Landscaping Supplies back in 1985 with its small team of three and a half (the half started at 7 am and was gone by 10 am) and three trucks. We now have over fifty people on the team. The yard occupied about 1/2 an acre while today it covers some three hectares (7.5 acres) here in Darra, making it the largest single operation of its type in Queensland.

Today, Centenary Landscaping Supplies is headed by our eldest son, Conor O’Shea, as CEO with help from a new, young and enthusiastic management team.

We offer you the best landscape yard in Australia. It’s called landscape heaven and we think you’ll agree!