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Victoria Police Legacy - 2019 Charity Breakfast

  • Victoria Police Legacy invites you to book your seat today for this wonderful opportunity to hear The Honourable Brendan Nelson.
  • Funds raised from this event will be shared and go towards the continuing work of Victoria Police Legacy in supporting police and protective service officer families and mental health programs to support serving police members and protective service officers. 

Master of Ceremonies

  • Peter Hitchener OAM - Nine News

The Hon Brendan Nelson AO BMBS FRACP (Hon) FAMA FRSN

Director, Australian War Memorial

Dr Brendan Nelson commenced as Director of the Australian War Memorial on 17 December 2012. Prior to this, he was the Australian Ambassador to Belgium,Luxembourg, the European Union and NATO (2010–12).

Born at Coburg, Victoria, in 1958, Dr Nelson studied at Flinders University, South Australia, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery.  He has worked as a medical practitioner in Hobart, National President of the Australian Medical Association (AMA).

In 1995 Dr Nelson retired as president of the AMA and he was elected to the Federal Parliament of Australia in 1996. Dr Nelson was the Minister for Defence to Cabinet in the senior portfolio of Minister for Education, Science and Training. In 2006 he was appointed Minister for Defence. In November 2007 Dr Nelson was elected leader of the Liberal Party of Australia, serving as Leader of the Opposition until September 2008.

Dr Nelson was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in January 2016 for his services to the community, the parliament of Australia, diplomacy and cultural leadership.

Thursday 6 June 2019 at 7:30am


  • Location
  • Members' Dining Room
    Melbourne Cricket Ground
    Brunton Avenue, Richmond, Victoria 3002

  • Contact Details

    Erica McMahon on 0418 991 597 or 9663 4280 or via email