Men Of John XXIII College

A Night with Timothy Ian Britten C.V.

Join Tim and the Men of John XXIII College for this memorable night.



Tim is a Senior Sergeant in the Western Australia Police. He is one of the five recipients of the Cross of Valour, Australia's highest civilian bravery decoration. He was awarded the Cross of Valour for his actions in the immediate aftermath of the 2002 Bali bombings.


He has been a Police Officer for over 22 years and has worked in a large variety of locations including a six-month deployment to East Timor as part of the Australian Federal Police peace keeping mission and ten years with the Tactical Response Group. Prior to joining the WA Police, Sergeant Britten served as an infantry solider in the 1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment from 1988 to 1991 followed by a further 6 years with the Army Reserves 11/28 Battalion in West Australia.


For his actions on the night of the Sari Club bombings Tim Britten was awarded the Cross of Valour on 17 October 2003, and was presented the medal by the then Governor-General of Australia, Major General Michael Jeffery.


Tim is an Ambassador for a number of different organisations across Australia including; Vice Patron of the Australian Bravery Association, Ambassador for Soldier On, Trustee of the ANZAC Day Trust in Western Australia and Ambassador for Blue HOPE. Come and hear what happened on that fateful night in Oct 2002 and how he balances fatherhood with so many different competing roles.


Date: Friday 6 September

Time: 6:30 -7:00pm meet for drinks. 7:00– 10:00pm.

Venue: Cambridge Bowling Club, 39 Chandler Ave West, Floreat, WA 6014

Drinks:  Purchased at the bar

Food:    Pizza and Pasta supper

Cost:     $20.00

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Adventure Quest

Sunday 15 September 10am to 1pm

Form a team and compete in the Men of John XXIII Adventure Quest. This scavenger hunt activity merges relationship building and technology into a fun outdoor “Adventure” that will create lasting family memories, leaving you laughing and reminiscing for weeks to come. Win the bragging rights and team photo on the John XXIII College newsletter.


Using the interactive app that operates on GPS technology and image recognition functionality, families / teams will need to unlock a variety of challenges on their journey. This fun activity is a combination of scavenger hunt and amazing race, and the excitement starts all with the click of a button.


Teams will be on the edge of their seat as they answer questions, complete video and photo tasks, get hit with problem-solving activities and random on the spot challenges all in the quest to earn as many points as possible. Adventure Quest ticks all the boxes for fun and provides you with complete flexibility. So, are you ready to get out and about to explore, learn and compete against other teams in a quest to become champions?


The Adventure Quest will start at John XXIII College and lead you on a merry chase through Fremantle and  Perth City, finishing at Kings Park Lotterywest Parklands.


Stay for a BBQ or picnic at the playground. Find the MOJTC Banner and compare trials and tribulations of the competition!


Only limited places are available so book early!

Join the John XXIII College Community and the Men of JTC for this fantastic fun day out.

  • Date: Sunday 15 September
  • Time: 10:00am till 1:00pm
  • Venue:
    • Meet at the carpark off John XXIII Avenue, John XXIII College for “le Mans Start
    • Finish approximately 1:00pm at “Stickybeaks Café” in Kings Park.
  • App:  Registered teams will receive a login email sent to them, on the email used to register teams through the Trybooking link, one week before. Install the app and meet at the carpark ready for the start.
  • Food: Bring a BBQ to the park or take away from Stickybeaks Café and compare scores!
  • Cost: $20.00 per team of 5 people
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