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Greg has something serious he wants to talk about with locals

Greg has something serious he wants to talk about with locals

Greg Inglis will be coming home on Monday.

The local Rugby League legend will be hosting his inaugural Goanna Academy clinic at the Allan Gillet Oval - a fun day of skills and drills for game development alongside talks about mental health.

Over the past year, Greg has braved serious stigma and media scrutiny to talk about his own personal battles with mental health - it's a topic very close to his own heart.

"The Goanna Academy was created to help change lives for the better and break the cycle of rising cases of poor mental health in sectors of youth, adults and Indigenous community... I want participants to become 'champions' of what the Academy is all about and support others who may be suffering," Greg said.

There'll be separate sessions for junior and senior kids, and the local Wall Street Warriors have volunteered to man the barbecue for lunch.

The day has proved popular with local kids - it's fully booked out.

But Greg will be holding a session from 5 to 7pm for any adults wishing to come along and have a chat about mental health. Registration is still open for that via https://www.goannaacademy.com.au/

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