Wayne Schwass, Mental Health Advocate and PukaUp CEO


7:00am - 9:00am: GV Safety Group Annual WorkSafe Month Breakfast

The GV Safety Group is pleased to host the annual WorkSafe Health & Safety Month Breakfast. This year, our speaker is Wayne Schwass, a passionate advocate for mental health awareness.

Since capturing Australia's attention as a highly successful football player in the AFL, Wayne has gone on to have a successful media career and share his firsthand experience of mental illness in the workplace, making a name for himself as an advocate for mental health. He has a real passion for health, wellbeing and talking openly about mental health. Launched in 2017, Puka Up is a social enterprise focusing on mental health, emotional wellbeing and importantly suicide prevention.

According to Wayne, the Puka Up vision is to create the environments for every person to have authentic and genuine conversations about mental health and emotional wellbeing. Come and enjoy a buffet breakfast and listen to Wayne's inspiring story.