Walk For Bas

Out of the Shadows 2022

Walk to remember my little brother Bas 💙

Posted by Archie, Wednesday 24th August 2022

Two years ago I lost my little brother Sebastian (Bas).

My now-wife Sophie and I had just celebrated our engagement party, with Bas, one of my groomsmen, by our side, and two days later I received an indescribable call from my sister telling me he was gone.

Bas had taken his own life. He was only 21. 

I loved Bas with every ounce of my being and I miss him every day. 

He was the most loyal, kind, tough as nails and loving boy to everyone. Just unfortunately not himself.

I'm walking in Out of the Shadows Walk on World Suicide Prevention Day for the second year running to raise awareness about handling grief after losing a loved one to suicide, and finding the strength to put your hand up and seek help.

Please join me and 'Walk for Bas' to remember those we have lost to suicide and help others in need to speak up and seek help.


Time: 5.50am, for sunrise
Date: Friday 9 September 2022 
Location: Train Tiger, 279 Wecker Road, Mansfield, QLD

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Friends & Family



For bas


Wabi Sabi

For Bas 💙


Andrew And Karen

With our love and support always ❤️


Scott Smith

Thinking of you all. Luv Scotty & Jode


Georgie Makepeace

Sending love xx


Mel Cav


Penny Bairstow




Lou And Macka Mcinally




Orlaith Gallagher

Your strength give us the strength and care to be there if/ when needed


Bernie And Dallas Smith

Out of the shadows and into the light. Your work on raising awareness through your own grief has been Brilliant and inspiring and no doubt has saved lives 💙


Natalie Ignacz

So proud of you Katya for honouring Bas and supporting Lifeline & people in crisis xxx


Julie Harrison

This is important work. Proud of you xoxo


Sophia Ward


Sally Warren

❤️ love & strength to you all ❤️




Jenny Lance


Wells Family


Hayley Carmichael


Paula Hoctor



With love x


Katya Ignacz


Olivia Green


Lesley Huxley


Bronwyn Spencer




Nick Zakhia

u a good person


Brad, Mitchell And Jonathan

❤️ to everyone




Elicia Fazeli