Would you squeeze your way into a shoulder-width, pitch-dark stormwater drain to rescue a kid as it flooded? Would you knowingly cop a 20,000 volt electric shock to save a friend and his child? Would you swim out from the beach to rescue a man bitten by a five-metre white pointer, while the shark is still circling him? Would you run into the carnage of a burning Bali nightclub to save people when anyone who can still walk is running the other way? Click here to read more about the book "Brave" by Mark Whittaker.



Join us in welcoming the Bravery Award Recipients of 2016, families & friends into the ABA family.

Venue: Surfers Paradise.

Program: Click here for the full program.

Highlights include:

Friday 14 October 2016 

  • Meet and greet at the Walrus Social House 
  • Buffet dinner at Waves Buffett

Saturday 15 October 2016

  • Hawaiian Picnic in the park at Budds Beach
  • Gold Coast Canal Cruise with lunch
  • Skypoint Observation Deck atop Q1 Visit
  • The Queensland Bravery Dinner 

Sunday 16 October 2016

  • Art for therapy and fun workshop

Friday 21 - Sunday 23 October 2016

  • Project Stay Afloat - Woolgoolga, NSW North Coast
  • Click here for more information


Feel free to call Sally Gregory if you have any queries.  - 07 5576 0030 or 0418 664 141 or email her at