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Adriel Burley

Adriel’s day job is to lead implementation of the Townsville Community Suicide Prevention Plan 2017-2020, building District & Regional partnerships. 

With added focus of First Nations communities and further as one of the Campaign Leader of Operation Compass (National Suicide Prevention Trial): for Ex-ADF / Veterans and their families. Among other national committees, sits on the Roses in the Ocean – National Lived Experience Advisory Group. Adriel is an inaugural Fellow, of Australian Mental Leaders Fellowship – the first to represent Queensland.

Adriel has a wealth of experience from around North Queensland and Western Australia, and has a broad and active passion for suicide prevention. and came to this role following a career in education, residential care, and consulting in the not-for-profit sector.