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TRANSWOMAN SCOOTERS FROM CAPE YORK TO MELBOURNE

A transwoman rides from Cape York to Melbourne on a 1958 Lambretta scooter with a bunch of international scooter friends? No, it’s not a story outline for Priscilla 2, it’s really happening...\n

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21st April 2013 15:33

Alessia Valenza

In 2009, Siobhan Ellis thought it would be a great idea to raise money for breast and prostate cancer so she rode her 40-year-old scooter from Sydney to Perth, raising $7,500.

This year, in what’s being called Lammie Drive 2, she’s preparing to ride from north to south to raise money for cancer research.

The idea for the fundraising came after the deaths of two friends, and this time Ellis is hoping to raise $15,000, which will be donated to the cancer research ward at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney.

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