Australian BWs Support Leukaemia Bike Ride

SYDNEY - Best Western Australia is accommodating local Ballarat businessman, Peter Emerson, as he undertakes a gruelling bike ride from Ballarat to Bright to raise funds for the Leukaemia Foundation Victoria.

The bike ride starts on the 3rd of December in Ballarat and finishes in Bright on the 6th of December.

Peter Burnett, Regional Co-ordinator - Ballarat of the Leukaemia Foundation Victoria will stay at the following Best Western properties during his bike ride: Best Western Mahoneys Motor Inn in Reservoir, Best Western Warby Lodge Motor Inn in Wangaratta and Best Western High Country Motor Inn in Bright.

Janine Opie, Manager of Best Western Mahoneys Motor Inn in Reservoir said that she was ” delighted to support a worthy cause like the Leukaemia Foundation.”

As part of a worldwide effort to give back to the communities in which Best Western does business, Best Western launched Best Western for a Better World? in all Best Western offices and hotels throughout the world on November 4. The power of being THE WORLD’S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN® allows Best Western to work together to make our world a better place.


Best Western Australia strives to utilise the reach of having 250 hotels, motels, apartments and resorts across Australia to make a positive difference to the community wherever possible.

Best Western Australia currently supports Surf Life Saving with all 250 Australian properties acting as donation points. Best Western Australia has also previously supported the Global Walk for Cancer and sponsors Siobhan Paton, Paralympian Swimmer.