Allan selected as the Australia Day Ambassador for the Greater Hume Shire Council January 2024

Allan Sparkes CV,OAM and Mark Donaldson VC receive the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

Allan engages with Chelsea Pottenger from EQ Minds in her Recharge your Mental Health September 2023 Podcast

Allan announced as Patron of the Heart2Heart Foundation Walk to Support First Responders and their families September 2023

Allan attends the funeral of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II London, England September 2022

Daily Liberal Feature 22 September 2022

Sydney Morning Herald 19 September 2022

Radio Interview with John Stanley 2GB 19 September 2022

Allan calling for Nominations for National Police Bravery Awards

Life’s a Beach Pod cast with Bruce ‘Hoppo’ Hopkins February 2021

Al Sparkes with Bruce 'Hoppo' Hopkins

Operational Readiness Training for the Bondi Rescue Lifeguards – Allan Teaming up with Dr David Said February 2021

Allan Sparkes attends the Launch of For Gallantry, the stories of Australian George Cross and Cross of Valour recipients at the Australian War Memorial

Talking Resilience with Tom Williams – Family Project November 2021

Allan Sparkes and Tom Williams

Thank a First Responder Day June 2020

ABC Sport Pod Cast with Matthew Elliott and Andrew Moore – The Change Room May 2020

Allan is announced as Australia Day Ambassador for Condobolin Shire December 2020

Allan is announced as Parkes Shire Australia Day Ambassador January 2019

Allan speaking at the launch of The Road to Mental Readiness, Australian War Memorial February 2019

Allan speaking at Sydney Writer’s Festival – Gratefully Yours May 2018

Allan is awarded the Commendation for Brave Conduct August 2016

Allan’s presentation at The Happiness and its Causes Conference July 2015

The launch of the Australian Bravery Coin, Royal Australian Mint February 2015

Allan saves the life of an Indigenous man who fell into the path of an oncoming train at Redfern Railway Station May 2014

A tribute to Brave Australians – Canberra February 2015

ABC TV Interview with Kumi Taguchi and Scott Bevan March 2015

Man Therapy – Beyond Blue June 2013

Interview with Richard Fidler – ABC – The Conversation Hour May 2013

Allan is awarded The Cross of Valour – Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet September 1998

Allan’s book, The Cost of Bravery