sparkes.jpg

Allan Sparkes

Allan Sparkes CV, OAM, VA, is one of Australia's most highly decorated citizens. The holder of Australia's highest bravery decoration, the Cross of Valour (CV), the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), the Commendation for Brave Conduct and other significant awards for bravery and service.

A sailor who has crossed the globe, a survivor of PTSD and a best-selling author with Penguin Random House. Allan's personal life experiences of mental ill health and recovery has allowed him to develop into a passionate and dedicated mental wellness advocate.

Session Information

STRONG MEN DO TOO - A CONVERSATION ABOUT DEPRESSION.

Supported by Black Pearl Charcoal, Peter FitzSimons talks with Allan Sparkes and Commander Grant Edwards.