Born in Katherine NT, Adam settled in Bendigo four decades ago where he has raised two daughters and enjoyed watching his grandchildren grow up.

As a youth mentor with Anglicare’s ‘White Lion’ program and a volunteer with the Office of the Public Advocate, he is committed to being a positive community influence. With qualifications in counselling, Mr Veitch works with the Rights Information Advocacy Centre in Geelong (RIAC) as an advocate in disability and mental health.