This event was one of the Chambers largest events with 92 booked and 85 in attendance. The Hills Festival committee comprising Donna Thistlethwaite, Max Mathews, and Jeff Hughes did an outstanding job promoting the event. The vast majority of attendees were not Chamber members.

The exit survey on the night recorded an average of 4.7 out of 5 approval rating on the panel of presenters and 87% of responses chose likely or above in recommending the chamber

Mental Grease and Oil Change, What a night! A sell out!

A room full of men engaged in conversations about wellbeing – fantastic! Our panel entertained, educated and inspired with their vulnerability.

Thank you to the amazing Usman Kawaja, Josh Quarmby, Justin Geange and to brilliant Michael Atkinson who facilitated the wonderful discussion. Thanks to Paul Campion, our MC!

Thanks also to the men who showed up and gave generously 🙏🏻

Thank you also to our wonderful supporters: Moreton Bay Regional Council, Tradesmen on Time, Rode Meats, Trade Mutt, Arana Leagues Club, Yumm and Green Shots Photography.

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Still counting but we’ve have raised at least $2300 for suicide prevention charity RUOK?

Donna Thistlethwaite

Donna Thistlethwaite is a Speaker, Trainer, and Mental Health Advocate, a Community Ambassador for RUOK, and Chair of the Hills Festival Committee