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Operation K9 Fundraiser

In support of Tristan Checkley, a Canberra Hospital ICU nurse, and to honour his father Peter's legacy and commitment to Operation K9, Canberra ICU will be holding a BBQ lunch to raise money for Operation K9.




In support of Tristan Checkley, and to honour his father Peter's legacy and commitment to Operation K9, we will be holding a BBQ lunch to raise money for Operation K9, an organisation close to Peter's heart.


Thursday 28 March 2019

12pm-3pm

ICU Balcony

$10 per plate, all proceeds go to Operation K9.



Operation K9 provides dogs to Veterans of the Australians Defence Forces who have a diagnosed post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to Operational Service.



Peter benefitted from having Ruby, a specially trained assistance dog.



An Operation K9 dog is an accredited assistance dog that can provide benefits in terms of supporting independence and social interactions, as well as a range of specific tasks tailored to a veteran’s needs. The dogs’ skills – instilled by RSB expertise – are remarkable. They can even be trained to switch on a light when a veteran is experiencing a nightmare.



Go to www.rsb.org.au/donation to help fund an assistance dog.



If you or someone you know is struggling, call Lifeline Australia on 13 11 14, or NZ on 0800 543 354.