Currently cancelled due to Covid-19 lockdown will re-schedule – Guest Speaker Dinner Meeting

Date(s) - August 26, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Batemans Bay Soldiers Club


Gust Speaker Dinner Meeting for Rotarians, guests and partners most welcome.
Please book below,
Bookings will be open 6 days prior to event and close Tuesday 12am prior to event occurring on the Thursday.
Welcome Guest Speaker Garry Young
CV is as follows:
Served nearly 30 years in the Army with 5 overseas operational tours
• Served in the south Pacific, Asia and Middle East
• Rank of Colonel on retirement
• Awarded Conspicuous Service Medal for an action on Bougainville during the war in 1990
• Recruited by PM Howard in 2001 to set up train and command the Australian Air Marshal program (AFP)
• Trained in US, Canada, Israel, Germany, Austria, UK and trained NZ, Singapore and Philippines special forces
• 2008 commenced private consulting on national security issues and engaged by government to visit over 20 countries where young Australians were at risk while engaged in Ausaid projects
• Concurrently lectured at the National Security College to mid to senior level public servants, police and military officers on how government should act in response to major events which impacted on national security, including terror and pandemics
• Retired 2018
• Plays golf, volunteers at the local golf club and stays fit keeping up with my wife

• Leadership and decision making under stress/personal lessons learned
• Types of behaviour
• Army life overseas/operations
• AFP Counter Terrorism (obviously no classified material)
• My thoughts on what makes a good leader (who were mine)

Door Duty- Deborah & Bruce C Invocation and Toast- Debbie S
If you cannot do your duty please find a replacement
When booking please enter any dietary requirements in the comments section.


Bookings are not open