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1 - 23 October 2018

Walking together to support Police mental health

There's been great progress! Help us reach our goal!

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About The Walk

Today is the day! Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton and the Police Association of Victoria Secretary Wayne Gatt, will meet “Head to Head” in Wangaratta. Thankyou for your ongoing support and donations. We are so pleased to announce we’ve reached our initial fundraising goal and still going strong over $500,000! What an achievement! 

Funds raised will be used to professionalise and expand the Retired Peer Support Officer (RPSO) program, a volunteer group of retired police members supporting over 700 mostly former members experiencing a range of mental health issues such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, and alcohol and substance abuse.

See how far they've come!

The Final Stretch

See how Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton and The Police Association of Victoria Secretary Wayne Gatt are tracking on the final stretch of the Head to Head Walk. We also meet police veteran Narelle Fraser who speaks of her experience with a mental illness and explains what the Head to Head Walk means to her.

About The Walkers

Chief Commissioner
Graham Ashton, AM

“It is vitally important to provide support to our officers and I wanted to do something that acknowledges our former police, and the mental health battles that they can experience.”

TPAV Secretary
Mr Wayne Gatt

“This walk represents an acknowledgement of the struggle that many of our members have and do face every day, and our commitment to help them however we can to emerge from the dark times.”

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1 - 23 October 2018