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Daryl Elliott Green Travels from Brisbane, QLD

Daryl Elliott Green


  • Communication
  • Health
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health
  • Motivational
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Occupational Health And Safety
  • Resilience

On 1 May 2000, Constable Daryl Elliott Green was on a routine callout when he was ambushed and TWICE SHOT in the face and shoulder. Despite critical injuries and significant blood loss, he drew his firearm and began searching for the gunman.

A year later, for his actions that night, he was awarded the Queensland Police Service Valour Award–their highest accolade for bravery. But he was only just embarking on his harrowing journey of recovery.


With an intuitive gift for public speaking, Daryl delivers powerful life lessons with energy, humour and an optimism that engages with and impacts upon his audience. He is a compelling and authentic speaker and his down-to-earth style allows him to connect with people from all walks of life. He epitomises the capabilities of the human spirit that reside in us all: bravery, courage, resilience.

TWICE SHOT talks explain how to improve performance under pressure, create greater team cohesion and achieve set goals. Participants also learn how to understand, live with and support those with mental health issues and PTSD.

TWICE SHOT talks can be customised to suit an audience’s particular needs, and are enhanced by multimedia including actual audio of the shooting, 3D computer modelling, 2D schematics of the incident, crime scene photos, surgical models and the offender’s profile.

Daryl is a Lifeline ambassador and in 2018, a short film by director Michael Hanson was launched that is dedicated to suicide prevention.

Keynote Titles

  • Resilience - Survive, rise and thrive in difficult situations
  • Courageous Conversations – Say the right thing and follow up
  • Leadership – Lead others through a firestorm
  • Brave Decisions – Evaluate tough choices and make decisions you and others can live with



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