The award winning Carpe Diem is a contemporary portrayal of every day Australian males dealing with issues of health, grief, loss and depression. It stresses the importance of professional care in times of crises, and highlights the importance of mate ship and looking out for each other. Set in a fictional town in inland Australia, Carpe Diem portrays the friendship of Nev, a hard working farmer, and John his stock agent friend. Both, have been impacted by the long running drought, and are each suffering their own personal crisis.

With the rising incidence of depression and suicide amongst Australian males, a project of this nature is germane; encouraging open and honest conversation and increased awareness.Starring acclaimed actor John Wood, Carpe Diem is a didactic comedy designed for work place and community performances to deliver the mental health messages in a way that is entertaining, immediate and highly relevant.

Sound mental health is essential to our daily lives and the ability to function and work is paramount to the health and well-being of work places, families and communities.Carpe Diem is an entertaining look at how friendship and proper care give a man the strength to cope and the tools to carry on.... No man is an island.

 

 

 

 
 

       DATE

 

TOWN      

MOREE

     
 

9-May

Mon

Goondiwindi

 

10-May

Tues

Bellata

 

11-May

Wed

Wee Waa

 

12-May

Thurs

Pilliga

 

13-May

Fri

Gwabegar

 

14-May

Sat

Baan Baa

 

15-May

Sun

Maules Creek

 

     
       
       

TOUR 2

 

 

 

 

DATE

 

TOWN      

MOREE

     

 

19-May

Thurs

Pallamallawa

 

20-May

Fri

Garah

 

21-May

Sat

Mungindi

 

22-May

Sun

Boomi

 

23-May

Mon

Yetman

 

24-May

Tues

North Star

 

25-May

Wed

Croppa Creek

 

26-May

Thurs

Coolatai

 

27-May

Fri

Gravesend

 

28-May

Sat

Moree

 

     
       

TOUR 3

 

 

 

       
 

DATE

 

TOWN      

ARMIDALE

     
 

2-Jun

Thus

Tingha

 

3-Jun

Fri

Bundarra

 

4-Jun

Sat

Barraba

 

5-Jun

Sun

Manilla

 

6-Jun

Mon

Woolbrook

 

7-Jun

Tues

Walcha

 

8-Jun

Wed

Uralla

 

9-Jun

Thur

Guyra

 

10-Jun

Fri

Red Range

 

11-Ju n

Sat

Deepwater