networking events

welcome drinks

In relaxed Sunshine Coast style, we will welcome all delegates and exhibitors in the Exhibition Hall over a few drinks. Don’t miss the first opportunity of the event to network with industry leaders and decision makers and start the conversation.

When: Wednesday 21 August 2019

Where: In the Exhibition Area, The Events Centre, Caloundra

Time: 5.30pm – 7.00pm

Tickets: Complimentary to full delegates and conference day one delegate. Additional tickets are available via online registration system.

dinner: in conversation with john schumann

The Fearless National Conversation on PTSD is being held in Caloundra from  21-23 August 2019. It will initiate a national conversation on PTSD and explore with participants how to develop a community-owned and community-operated PTSD management protocol and what it should contain. As part of the program, a dinner is being held and both delegates and the wider Sunshine Coast community are invited.

FearLess PTSD Australia and New Zealand invites you to a

FearLess Dinner – In Conversation with John Schumann

Natasha Exelby, Ambassador, Fearless
John Schumann, Singer-Songwriter

Natasha Exelby, FearLess Ambassador, Journalist and TV Presenter, will MC the evening and introduce our guest speaker John Schumann, singer/songwriter of ‘I was only 19’.

All proceeds will go to FearLess Outreach, a charity that works with people living with the consequences of post traumatic stress.

Very few people have changed a nation – and the impact of John Schumann’s hit song ‘I was only 19’ places him among the few. ’19’ had an immediate and emotional impact on Australians when it was released in 1983, making us all aware of the struggle of our returning soldiers. It unified Australia’s Vietnam veterans and spoke to all of Australia of the pain and hurt of having served your country, returning with both physical and psychological injuries but not having your service honoured.

Schumann will tell the background story of this ground-breaking song which brought our Vietnam veterans home finally, and put PTSD front and centre in the national conversation.

Cost: $150.00 pp inc GST including three course set-menu and beverages

Date: Thursday, 22 August 2019

Time: 7.00 pm – 10.00 pm

Venue: The Events Centre, Caloundra

Dress code: Business attire

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