Congratulations! #JourneyWithBernie completed

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Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull and Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan congratulate Bernie Durkin.

Bernie has done it! President of Neighbourhood Watch Australasia, Mr Bernie Durkin has completed his epic solo journey from Scarborough Beach to Bondi Beach... on his bicycle!

Taking on the biggest personal challenge of his life, Bernie met residents of communities across the country, promoting the importance of keeping Australia safe and raising awareness of the new NHWConnect app.

The app provides a community-lead safety and awareness program to help people work together for safer, connected and inclusive neighbourhoods.

With 32 ride days over 5 weeks, Bernie covered an average of 126 kilometres a day as he met people from communities, big and small, across his journey.

After a triumphant visit to Parliament House in Canberra, Bernie had to overcome the final hurdle of the Great Dividing Range before he was welcomed into Sydney on the 4th of April.

To catch up on all the stories from Bernie's journey, visit the Neighbourhood Watch Australasia website.