Speakers Profile - Daryl Elliott Green


TWICE SHOT in the line of duty, an incredible story of bravery, courage, and resilience









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Brisbane

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In the early hours of 1 May 2000, Constable Daryl Elliott Green was on a routine job when he was ambushed and TWICE SHOT in the face and shoulder. In the heat of the moment, despite his critical injuries, Daryl instinctively grabbed his firearm and began searching for the gunman. For his actions that night, he received the highest police award for bravery and a citation from the Governor General.

Daryl’s real story however – one so harrowing it will keep your audience on the edge of their seats – was only just beginning.

With an intuitive gift for public speaking, Daryl delivers powerful life lessons with energy, humour and optimism. He is a compelling and authentic speaker, and his down-to-earth style connects with people from all walks of life. He epitomises the capabilities of the human spirit which reside in us all: bravery, courage, resilience. His presentation also includes actual audio of the shooting, 3D computer modelling, 2D schematics of the incident, crime scene photos, and the offender’s profile.

Daryl’s journey will captivate you!

Watch Daryl as he re-enacts the night he was shot and his extraordinary bravery as the terrifying events unfolded. Be transfixed as he recounts his journey of recovery. His multiple surgeries, his psychological battles, his return to policing, and amazingly how he overcame his fear of guns by becoming a firearms instructor, plus much more.

Daryl was featured on the ABC's Australian Story and in 2018 he was honoured as a Lifeline Ambassador.

Your audience will not forget Daryl's inspiring story of sheer grit, drive and resilience.