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War Veterans

Returning Australian Reserves are facing the increase risk of becoming homeless. In many cases due to mental health issues such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and lack of adequate Government assistance, war veterans are unable to keep up with normal life, marriages or employment, aggravating the risk to the extent of becoming even homeless. This work aims to discuss this issue and bring to light the subject of Australians Homelessness.
The shared awareness of those challenges can assist others in many ways such as motivation, as inspiration, as a way of finding mutual support and finally as a way to bring light to subjects that may not be openly discussed on a regular basis. This project exits to transform life-changing stories into new projects, dreams and believes.

Peter Mullaly was deployed to Iraq for one tour back in 2006/7. After his return he had many difficulties to cope with the war consequences on his mental health. He lost his girlfriend, got into drinking, substance abuse, surgeries, depression and finally lived in a tent for over six months. Only when he decided to put […]

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Geoff Evans was deployed to Afghanistan twice. He was part of the Special Task Group Services responsible for hunting down the Taliban leadership. Geoff was kind enough to spend some time with me and to tell a bit of his story. After a long period of recovery after the war, he is now responsible for […]

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“I always knew about the war since  my young age… I was at school and the Vietnam War was already happening… it started around 1961-2. So I had another 4 years of schooling and the war was just around the regionfrom Hong Kong. There was the need to stop the communist from spreading into the Southeast Asia. As a young man, […]

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