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Remembrance Business Breakfast 2017

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Please join us to honour and acknowledge our veterans’, both past and present at the 2017 Remembrance Business Breakfast.

The breakfast will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 10 November 2017 commencing at 7.00am – 9.00am.

We are delighted to welcome our keynote speakers in a panel discussion this year;

Colonel Richard Mallet; soldier, pilot, 3D-athlete and Director of Adaptive Sports. Colonel Richard Mallet has over thirty years of command, leadership and management experience in the British Army and Australian Defence Force. Richard has served in the Falkland Islands and South Georgia, Europe, East and Southern Africa, the United States and Canada, the Middle East and Cyprus. Richard is currently the Director of Adaptive Sports Program – enhancing quality of life for serving members and veterans using the power of Adaptive Sports. He is highly engaged in preparing the combined ADF/Veteran team for the Invictus Games.

Sarah Watson; Major of the Australian Intelligence Corps of the Australian Army, Iraq veteran and now Mother of two boys. Sarah was diagnosed with PTSD and Major Depressive Disorder during her service and was discharged as a result. She describes sport as integral to managing her illness. Recently winning Gold and Silver medals in Invictus Games Toronto 2017, Sarah will explain how belonging to the Invictus family gives her a sense of pride and determination, and how representing her country in the sporting arena is a “dream come true.”

Dr. Miranda Van Hoof; Senior Research Fellow and Director of Research; Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies. Miranda has had an extensive career working in mental health and wellbeing research of the Australian Defence Force and Emergency services, including the recent Transition and Wellbeing Research Programme, Australia’s most comprehensive research program to examine the impact of contemporary military service on the physical, social and mental health and wellbeing of serving and ex-serving ADF personnel.

Brendan Hardman; Afghanistan Veteran, former Royal Australian Artillery (Captain), participant in The Road Home’s Wellbeing program and the Invictus Pathways program with UniSA. With physical and psychological injuries, you will hear how he is on the road to recovery and hopes to play for the State in wheelchair basketball and participate in the Invictus Games.

The official proceedings will include:

Recitation of the Ode: Chris Burns CSC; Mental Health Commissioner SA and Veteran

In Flanders Fields: Sandra Croft LCDR; Royal Australian Navy, Executive Officer, Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit

MC: Mike Smithson, Seven Network

Special performance by the Australian Girls Choir.

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors:

Major sponsor: University of South Australia
Silver sponsor: RSL Care
Bronze sponsor: Saab Australia

We look forward to sharing with you this opportunity to join other community members for a time of reflection to acknowledge our veterans, past and present.

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