October 7, 2018

We have had feedback from attendees that Allan’s presentation was the best staff have seen on this subject, he was informative, and very engaging. Although his real life experience was confronting at times, it was very powerful in terms of highlighting the impact mental health can have on individuals and their families. Along with the wide range of resources available on our internal intranet site, Allan linked his presentation to our Mental Health Strategy along with the important work the Institute undertakes in related research data

About the Author:

Allan Sparkes CV,OAM,VA is an inspirational speaker & best selling author. He is one of Australia's most highly decorated citizens being 1 of only 5 Australians in the past 41 years to be awarded the Australia's highest Bravery Decoration and civil award, the Cross of Valour. He is the only Australian to receive The Cross of Valour and subsequent Australian Honours and Awards of the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) and a subsquent Australian Bravery Decoration, the Commendation for Brave Conduct. He is the recipient of other significant awards for Service and Bravery.