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 2017, families & friends into the ABA family.

Venue: Coolangatta, Currumbin & Tweed Heads, Gold Coast. 

Program: Click here for the full program.

Highlights include:

Friday 13 October 2017

  • Meet and greet at the Nineteen 21 Bar 
  • Barefoot Bowls game, finger food and fun
  • Fun with friends and music in The Lounge

Saturday 14 October 2017

  • Beach Barbecue brekky
  • Stay afloat guided kayaking on the Tweed River OR excursion to the Buskers by the Creek Festival
  • Queensland Bravery Dinner in the Blue Room 

Sunday 15 October 2017

  • Breakfast at Rainbow Bay Surf Club
  • Tweed River lunch & Catch a Crab cruise 
  • Farewell coffee, cake & fun in the club 

*To reserve your place on the Kayak event, email Robyn at attached Stay Afloat information sheets for a full overview of this memorable event. 

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