We are excited to be working with several like-minded organisations to promote the Invictus Games spirit. Together, we are spreading the word on the healing power of sport to inspire recovery and resilience in the Australian community.
Established in 1947, Australian Hearing is the nation's leading hearing specialist and largest provider of government-funded hearing services via a national network of permanent and mobile centres, and online services. Originally formed to help returned service people who were affected by hearing loss on the battlefield, Australian Hearing felt it imperative that it helps raise awareness of the Games and continue the legacy of supporting our veterans.
beyondblue promotes good mental health, tackles stigma and discrimination, and provides support and information on anxiety, depression and suicide to everyone in Australia – whoever they are and wherever they live. If you or a loved one need to talk things through, you can reach a mental health professional on beyondblue’s 24/7 Support Service by calling 1300 22 4636.
Duke of Edinburgh
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award program equips, engages and empowers all young Australians aged 14-25 to explore their potential, to better understand who they are and gain a sense of real achievement. Today, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Australia can be found right across the country, engaging over 40,000 young people and over 65,000 adult volunteers annually.
R U OK?
R U OK? is a national charity working to create a world where we’re all connected and are protected from suicide. They do this by encouraging everyone to invest more time in the people around them and by equipping them with the skills and confidence to support those struggling with life. Ambassador Phillip Thompson was recently named Queensland Young Australian of the Year for his hands-on work as an advocate for veterans and suicide prevention.