July 2022 | News

Boot the Blues


You’re invited

Join us as we look deeper into what Australia’s hardest workers are telling us about how they deal with tough times. We’ll also provide you with practical tips to help you be your best, support others and Boot the Blues.

Led by Dr Grant Blashki (Beyond Blue’s Lead Clinical Adviser) with special guest panellists from the pinnacle of Australian business and sport.

Boot the Blues Webinar Event
Thursday, 18 August 2022 at 11:00am (AEST)
10:30am (ACST) / 9am (AWST)

Register to attend the Boot the Blue Webinar Event here.

Dr Grant Blashki 

Lead Clinical Advisor for Beyond Blue

Dr Blashki’s three themes of research are Mental Health, Environmental Health and Global Health. He also has expertise in Workplace Mental Health, Pandemic Mental Health Care, Genetics in Primary Care and Artificial Intelligence.


Garry Johnson 

Chief Executive Officer at Steel Blue

Garry is the Chief Executive Officer at Steel Blue. Steel Blue is Australia’s leading manufacturer of safety work boots and have partnered with Beyond Blue to raise funds and awareness for mental health. $10 from every pair of Steel Blue men’s and women’s Blue Boots sold is donated directly to Beyond Blue’s 24/7 Service Support. This has raised more than $350,000 so far, which has helped more than 7,200 Australians to access vital mental health support.

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Glen Jakovich

West Coast Eagles champion

Glen is an AFL Hall of Fame player winning multiple premierships, All-Australian and Club Champion honours with the West Coast Eagles.

Following a glittering AFL career spanning 267 games, Glen has spent more than 10 years as a WorkSafe spokesperson, advocating for workplace safety.

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Michael Brooks

SA soccer legend, Underground Heavy Machinery Operator and Beyond Blue volunteer speaker

Michael is a former professional soccer player who now works in the mining industry. He is also a Beyond Blue volunteer speaker, sharing his own mental health journey to help make a difference for others.

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