Published author and triathlete, Brett Murray, travels the world raising awareness of bullying. He's visiting high schools in Wagga this week, sharing his personal journey and presenting his 'Make Bullying History' project.Posted by WIN News Riverina on Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Brett Murray is 5 time nominee for Australian of the year, a state representative in 5 sports being surfing, surf life saving, swimming, rugby league and NSW state Champion in boxing.
Brett is now the only anti-bully triathlete in the world competing to raise awareness of the MBHF anti-bullying message globally. A multiple international author of titles such as 'I Dare Ya!', 'Give yourself permission to fly!' and his latest book ' Make Bullying History'. Brett was the former manager of Hand Brake Turn Parramatta, the NGO Automotive training program for disadvantaged youth, a course judged as best of it's kind in the world by the International Youth Foundation.
Brett has worked with Local, NSW State and Federal Governments, with the NSW Police Force, Federal police, NSW Juvenile Justice department and has served as a Youth Policy advisor to the NSW Governments Secretary to the Minister for youth. With over 14 years of experience presenting to students, parents teachers and as a professional speaker to corporates, Brett Murray draws from his own personal experience being chronically bullied as a teenager throughout high school years and partnering with clinical psychologists and Social Research experts McCrindle Research, Brett Murray and the MBHF have established themselves as pioneering service providers and thought leaders in the anti-bullying space.
Terrisa Murray is an Australian of the year nominee, Parramatta Citizen of the year runner-up, Western Sydney Business Woman of the West Finalist, and the General Manager of Make Bullying History Foundation. Coming from an adverse background as a child from a massively dysfunctional family with a high level of extreme domestic violence, Terrisa has a strength of character that amazes everyone she meets. Being a mother of three amazing young adult children with a very strong and positive family, her incredible legacy proving that history does not have to repeat itself.
Terrisa has served in a volunteer capacity over the last 15 years helping other women overcome similar situations in their own lives to help them regain their dignity and realise their value. As the Co-Founder with her husband Brett, and executive Director of Make Bullying History Foundation, Terrisa over sees the SAFEHEART Domestic Violence awareness and dignity arm of MBHF.
Jeff Ryan is a founding member and Director of Misfit Aid, an Australian based relief organisation delivering much needed disaster relief to regions such as Chile, Bande Arche, The Phillipines, West timor and Samoa. He is the former CEO of a national and international construction firm.
As Chairman of Make Bullying History Foundation, Jeff brings vast experience to the team as a highly sought teacher and inspirational speaker and an international author of "Sharks in the water". Jeff has a Masters degree in business and provides business consulting regularly to local and international companies and is passionate about stopping bullying and domestic abuse.
Gary is an experienced businessman who for over twenty years founded, owned and was the managing director of his own very successful Landscaping business. During this time Gary secured a certificate in horticulture as well as a diploma in Landscape design.
Gary is now a successful and sought after pool designer matching together his desire to help families realise their dream with his two decades of landscape design and expertise.