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Jeremy Forbes

Class Year: 2016

Scholarship: Social Change Fellowship

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: VIC

Position: Founder of HALT

Focus Area

Positive social change

Jeremy Forbes

Class Year: 2016

Scholarship: Social Change Fellowship

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: VIC

Position: Founder of HALT

Focus Area

Positive social change

Biography

I founded HALT (Hope Assistance Local Tradies), a grass roots not-for-profit organisation that builds the bridges between Tradies and both local and national mental health support services in regional Victoria. Suicide prevention, depression, anxiety and breaking the stigma attached to mental health are our main focus. I like being at the coal face, going into regional and rural communities and helping coordinate HALT events in their towns and cities. I like to challenge and to be challenged. I believe we can all change culture and don't want to waste a single day of my life. I also like climbing mountains, various epochs of military history, travelling and hanging out with mates. A belief in the immortality of the soul comforts me ... 

Skills & Expertise

  • Travelling
  • Military history
  • Mates
  • Community
  • Conversations

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