Event Details

  • 5 May 2017

    Time: 11:30 - 13:30

    The MATES Lunch 2017

    A breakfast and auction will take place, thanks to Mates in Construction in support of increasing mental health awareness in the construction industry and on work sites. Special guests include Deputy Premier and Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook MLA and Perth Wildcats Vice Captain Greg Hire.

      Here are some more details: 

    • Pre-event networking and refreshments start at 11.30 in the foyer to the Grand Ballroom, take your seats by 12 noon for the start of proceedings.
    • Deputy Premier and Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook MLA is opening the event.
    • Perth Wildcats Vice Captain - Greg Hire has agreed to be a special guest speaker, himself a mental health awareness champion.  
    • Sports media personality Karen Tighe will interview a local couple who will share their experience of seeking support and what they have learned about resilience.  
    • Past President of the Master Builders Association WA John Ripp will talk about the impact of mental health and suicide in the building and construction industry.
    • Participants of the Kokoda Trek 2016 will share their experience and hopefully inspire you to enrol for 2017. 
    • VIP representatives from our industry, mental health and political community are invited. 
    • New “Post Lunch” Function: Event and Gold sponsors are invited to bring their guests to a private “after lunch function”  to network with industry colleagues, VIP speakers, and mix & mingle with the presenters and special guests.


    Auction Items

    • **Macy’s have generously granted us four Uptown Grandstand Tickets to the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York as part of our auction items.  Grand Hyatt New York have also donated accommodation in the heart of the city to make the package even better.
    • TV & radio gardening personality Sabrina Hahn, of Hort with Heart, is donating consulting time, being packaged with garden products generously provided by Le Grove Landscaping.
    • Door prizes and other raffle and auction items available

    Tickets and tables on sale here: http://matesinconstruction.org.au/mates-events/the-mates-lunch-2017/  


    Hyatt Regency Perth, Grand Ballroom


    • Individual Ticket$180.00

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