Don Ritchie

Mr Ritchie, was known as the Angel of the Gap, a title earned for persuading people not to throw themselves off the notorious Australian suicide spot.

From time to time I come across incredible people such as Don, who in their own way change the world and the lives of those around them the most profound way.

“My ambition has always been to just get them away from the edge, to buy them time, to give them the opportunity to reflect and give them the chance to realise that things might look better the next morning,” he once confided.

“You just can’t sit there and watch them,” he added. “You’ve got to try and save them.”

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