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OPERATION PTSD SUPPORT 

 
 

Our Mission

 

"We believe by supporting  the carer,

they are able to continue caring for the Veteran" 

Our Mission Statement is

  • To raise funds to assist with the respite for partners & carers of incapacitated Australian Veterans. 

  • To organise respite retreats and social inclusion events for partners & carers of incapacitated Australian Veterans.

  • ​To  educate partners & carers and the general community on PTSD and Mental Health First Aid.

  • To raise funds to purchase resources for partners & carers of incapacitated Veterans & place them in libraries throughout Australia.

  • To assist with emergency crisis care for partners and carers of incapacitated Australian Veterans - up to 3 nights. 

  • To raise awareness of PTSD and other mental health conditions diagnosed in Australian Veterans

 

Operation PTSD Support was founded by Donna Reggett in August 2013. 

To see our privacy policy please click here. 

Our Events

We hold 3 major Respite Retreats a year
Bali - February
Rainbow Bay -  May (Subsidised)
Rainbow Bay -  November (Subsidised)
We organise regular Respite Events  which include
Coffee Outings, Yoga & Meditation, Dancing Classes, 
Luncheons, Self Esteem Boosting Activities, Craft Activities, Functions,
and many more fun activities. 
To See Current Events Visit Our Facebook page.  - https://www.facebook.com/opptsdsupport/
 

Upcoming Events

  • 17 July, 7:00 pm
    Ipswich, 50 Nicholas St, Ipswich QLD 4305, Australia
    Limited subsidised tickets to this fun production. Come along and have a great laugh. Open to members of OPPTSD and Ipswich Legacy
  • 13 Aug, 2:00 pm – 21 Aug, 10:00 am
    St Georges Defence Units , 192 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
    Supported by RSL Queensland , An 8 day getaway with others who understand the life of a carer, caring for an incapacitated veteran. Costs vary and are based on many factors. Financial assistance may be possible. . A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to secure your spot.
  • 14 May, 2:00 pm – 21 May, 10:00 am
    St Georges Defence Units , 192 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
    Supported by QLD RSL, A 6 day get away with others who understand the life of a carer, caring for an incapacitated veteran . Costs vary and are based on many factors. Financial assistance may be possible. . A non refundable ( unless border closures ) deposit of $50 shared and $100 Single,
  • 12 Feb, 1:00 pm AEST – 18 Feb, 9:00 am AEST
    St Georges Defence Units , 192 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
    Supported by QLD RSL, A 6 day get away with others who understand the life of a carer, caring for an incapacitated veteran . Costs vary and are based on many factors. Financial assistance may be possible. . A non refundable ( unless border closures ) deposit of $50 shared and $100 Single.
  • 28 Oct 2021, 2:00 pm AEST – 31 Oct 2021, 9:00 am AEST
    Coolangatta, 192 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
  • 26 Oct 2021, 12:00 pm – 31 Oct 2021, 9:00 am
    St Georges Defence Units , 192 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
    5 day fun themed get away with other partners who understand the life of a carer, caring for an incapacitated veteran. Costs vary and are based on many factors. Financial assistance may be possible. . A non refundable ( unless border closures ) deposit of $50 shared and $100 Single.
  • 22 Oct 2021, 9:00 am AEST – 23 Oct 2021, 9:00 am AEST
    Smithfield, Dunne Rd, Smithfield QLD 4878, Australia
    Veterans Health Week Event : Ever wanted to learn about photographing birds and animals. Now is your chance to get a taste of it with a world renown guide and photographer.
  • 10 Oct 2021, 9:00 am – 11:30 am AEST
    Smithfield, Dunne Rd, Smithfield QLD 4878, Australia
    Veterans Health Week Event : Ever wanted to learn about photographing birds and animals. Now is your chance to get a taste of it with a world renown guide and photographer.
  • 13 Aug 2021, 5:00 pm – 15 Aug 2021, 9:00 am
    Coolangatta, St Georges Rest Home, 192 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
    No excuse not to get away, you can bring the kids (up to 15 but call if older) along to this one. A weekend with others living in similar situations. This is for partners / widows of veterans and their children needing a getaway. See conditions
  • 07 Aug 2021, 2:00 pm AEST – 13 Aug 2021, 9:00 am AEST
    St Georges Defence Units , 192 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
    A 6 day sewing and craft themed get away with other partners who understand the life of a carer, caring for an incapacitated veteran. Costs vary and are based on many factors. Financial assistance may be possible. . A non refundable deposit of $50 shared and $100 Single. Shared Room $230
  • 13 June 2021, 9:00 am – 11:00 am AEST
    High Tea at Tiffany's, 27 Discovery Dr, North Lakes QLD 4509, Australia
    Come join other partner/carers for breakfast or a high tea. Stay for just tea or coffee or enjoy some great food.
  • 01 May 2021, 7:00 pm
    St Georges Defence Units , 192 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
    A 5 day Mexican themed get away with other partners who understand the life of a carer, caring for an incapacitated veteran. Costs vary and are based on many factors. Financial assistance may be possible. . A non refundable ( unless border closures ) deposit of $50 shared and $100 Single.
  • 20 Mar 2021, 11:00 am AEDT
    Hellenic Club of Canberra, Matilda St, Phillip ACT 2606, Australia
    Partners of PTSD in and around Canberra, lunch and catch up. All welcome to have a lovely lunch and chat. Just confirm numbers for the booking. Pay for your own lunch and drinks.
  • 09 Mar 2021, 9:00 am
    Ipswich, 42 Ellenborough St, Ipswich QLD 4305, Australia
    Richard Zande and Assoc are holding a charity wills day with ALL funds going to Operation PTSD Support. $50 for a basic will or Power of attorney. A huge saving on usual fees and best of all Operation PTSD Support benefit.
  • 21 Feb 2021, 7:00 am – 11:00 am
    Rama Beach Resort , Bali, Indonesia
    A respite break for the partners of veterans and first responders with PTSD. This break away is not subsidised or run by OPPTSD. This is the platform to get the group together as well as get a good price for accommodation. Book your own airfare and stay the minimum of the advised dates.
  • 02 Feb 2021, 9:00 am – 07 Feb 2021, 1:00 pm
    St Georges Defence Units , St Georges Rest Home, 192 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
    A 5 day Pink themed get away with other partners who understand the life of a carer, caring for an incapacitated veteran. A maximum cost of $220 pp in shared accommodation or $400 in single accommodation. A non refundable ( unless border closures ) deposit of $50 shared and $100 Single.
  • 30 Jan 2021, 10:00 am – 02 Feb 2021, 12:00 am
    St Georges Rest Home, St Georges Rest Home, 192 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
    Back to basics for a refresher then on to some fun sewing with the group.
  • 06 Dec 2020, 11:40 am
    CSI - Club Services Ipswich, 5 Lowry St, North Ipswich QLD 4305, Australia
    Come join us for a fun lunch to celebrate this last weird year. This event is for the partners caring for an incapacitated veteran.

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