Bulldozing mental health stigma

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated September 25 2020 - 4:27am, first published 4:19am
The bright blue D6 dozer is going to be hard to miss on the road, and its owners hope it starts important conversations about mental health.

A CATERPILLAR D6 dozer custom painted an electric blue rather than the iconic 'Caterpillar yellow' is enough to turn heads in its own right, but there is a powerful personal story behind the eye-catching machine.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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