In lieu of a speaker gift, RA makes a donation on your behalf to a charity. Commonly
chosen charities are on the list attached, however alternative charities are of course

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.


CareerSeekers is a non-profit organisation supporting Australia’s humanitarian entrants into professional careers. The program provides in-depth preparation and support to both refugees and people seeking asylum who are either currently studying at university, or looking to restart their professional career in Australia.

Fitted for Work

Fitted for Work help women in Australia experiecning disadvantages get work, keep work and navigate through working life with success. As a not-for-profit based in Australia, they are helping women through a range of services on a national scale.

Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds

Industry lunches featuring high profile guest speakers are held regularly in capital cities across the country, attracting up to 450 attendees. These events offer an ideal opportunity for companies to book corporate tables and fly their company flags.

Mates in Construction

MATES is a charity established in 2008 to reduce the high level of suicide among Australian construction workers.
MATES provides suicide prevention through community development programs on sites, and by supporting workers in need through case management and a 24/7 help line.


SARAH, the Safer Australian Roads and Highways Group, was established by Peter Frazer after his 23-year-old daughter Sarah was killed in a road crash on the Hume Highway in February 2012. As a consequence of this tragedy, he and his family
decided they would contribute to improving road safety outcomes through policy development, community education and advocacy work. SARAH is behind the National Road Safety Week (Yellow Ribbon) initiative that takes place every May, and is supported by governments, road safety organisations and businesses across the country.


Seed Mob is Australia’s first indigenous, youth-led climate network. It’s building a movement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people for climate justice with the Australian Youth Climate Coalition. Its vision is for a just and sustainable future with strong cultures and communities, powered by renewable energy.


Yalari educates and develops future Indigenous leaders from regional and remote communities.
Founded in 2005 by Indigenous man Waverley Stanley and his wife Llew Mullins, Yalari currently has 225 children on scholarships at 20 of Australia’s leading boarding schools, and 450 alumni starting to make their mark.
Yalari is lifting people, healing the nation and creating a brighter future for all Australians.