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Tony Adams

Tony is a powerful motivational speaker, sharebroker and businessman. Crippled at birth by a severe lung infection that left him unable to walk, To...

John Adshead

John Adshead selected a group of individuals with varying abilities and developed them into a team capable of competing against the best in the world....

Deng Thiak Adut

Deng Thiak Adut is a Sudanese child soldier turned western Sydney lawyer and refugee advocate whose harrowing tale of his personal journey as a refuge...



Afterburner

Afterburner Seminars gives you genuine Australia F18 Fighter Aces and/or American Tops Guns onstage to powerfully illustrate the similarities between ...

Nigel Allan

In 1972 Nigel commenced his selling career in the motor vehicle industry and holds Australian sales and management records that still stand in 2012,...

Stan Alves

Stan Alves is one of the greatest motivators in league football. Seen as one of the modern-day style of coaches, his methods revolve around meticulous...

John Anderson

With just 25 pounds New Zealander John Anderson found a way to not only see Europe, but to start his own business - Contiki Holidays - in 1962. Wh...

Simon Anholt

Simon Anholt is one of the world's leading thinkers and practitioners on ultra-wide scale human engagement. His work over the last thirty years has fo...



Christine Anu

Christine Anu is one of Australia’s most successful Indigenous performers. Trained in dance at the National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Ass...

Kurek Ashley

Kurek Ashley is one of the most dynamic, in demand professional speakers, success coaches and inspirational teachers of our time. He is a true visiona...

Sam Bailey

Every once in a while, along comes a speaker who stands out from the crowd. Sam Bailey is one of those. A farmer, pilot, husband and now best sell...

Sam & Jenny Bailey

SAM BAILEY grew up on a grazing/cropping farm at Croppa Creek, on the north-west slopes of NSW, attending the small bush school at Croppa Creek before...

Eric Bailey

Eric Bailey calls himself an 'activational speaker', not a 'motivational speaker' because he will draw out of you the power, commitment, inspiration a...



Peter Baines

Peter Baines is one of Australia’s leadership experts having road tested leadership the hard way. Peter spent 22 years with the NSW Police leading tea...



Tim Baker

Tim Baker is Australia's most acclaimed surfing writer and the best selling author of four books Bustin' Down The Door, High Surf, Occy and Surf For ...

Jason Barrell

Jason is an ordinary New Zealander who has had more than his share of challenges. Jason struggled at school as he is dyslexic which resulted in lo...

Rosie Batty

Family violence campaigner Rosie Batty is the 2015 Australian of the Year and the Pride of Australia's National Courage Medal recipient. Rosie is a...

Wayne Bennett

Well known and well respected throughout Australia, Wayne Bennett is in demand as a conference and keynote speaker on leadership, accountability and t...

Wayne Berry

Wayne Berry is a man with a great deal passion and energy. He has the ability to inspire your people to become all they can be and to take action to a...

John Bertrand

John Bertrand would have you believe that his main claim to fame is that he is a proud Australian. To his fellow Australians he is much more. John...

Gary Bertwistle

Gary Bertwistle is Australia's pioneer in creative and innovative thinking. Gary has been working in the area of creativity and innovation for over...

Ngahi Bidois

Ngahi lives in Rotorua, New Zealand, which is the Maori Cultural Tourist capital of the world. His full indigenous Maori name is Ngahihi o te ra an...



Allan Bolton

Allan Bolton has impressive credentials; addresses hard health issues with humour not ridicule, and is living proof that regardless of life's challeng...



Glen Boss

With a record three back-to-back Melbourne Cup triumphs, Glen Boss is considered Australia's most accomplished and successful 'big-race' jockey. Hi...



Sam Bramham

Sam Bramham certainly entered Paralympic competition with a splash when he broke the 100m Butterfly world record at the 2004 Athens Paralympic, his fi...

Todd Russell & Brant Webb

The story of the Beaconsfield miners has a place in history as one of the greatest stories of Australian mateship, courage and survival ever told. ...

Nigel Brennan

In 2008, Australian photojournalist Nigel Brennan and Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout were held hostage for 462 days in Somalia. Four days aft...

John Brogden

John Brogden has been Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) since January 2015. The A...

Brene Brown

Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past thirteen years studying v...

John Buchanan

John Buchanan became the Australian cricket team coach in 1999 and in 2007 finished a very successful campaign as coach of Australia. John coached the...

Brendan Burkett

Brendan's achievements in life speak for themselves. Despite losing his leg in a hit and run accident in 1985 Brendan's strength of character has tur...

Taj Burrow

One of the most popular surfers in the world, as his sheer surfing skills have been featured in three movies produced by his sponsor Billabong: Sabata...

Julian Burton OAM

After personally experiencing life threatening burn injuries from the Bali Bombings of October 2002, Julian Burton was inspired to give something back...

John Cantor

Not many people experience failure on as grand a scale as John Cantor has time and again, yet he continues to return for more. In 2012 adventurer ...



Paul Carter

A take no prisoners approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places as a contractor in the...

Pat Cash

Pat Cash first came to the tennis worlds attention as a junior player in the early 1980s. He was ranked the top junior player in the world in 1981, an...

Sam Cawthorn

Sam is a thought leader and expert in not only bouncing back, but bouncing forward. He is the CEO for Empowering Enterprises and has been featured in ...



Kate Ceberano

Kate Ceberano's iconic status in our country is evident and her influence on our society continues to have many powerful ramifications through her mus...

Duncan Chessell

Duncan Chessell has been climbing since 1988, first on the crags and in the gorges of Australia's National Parks and then on snowy hills all around th...

Kitty Chiller

Kitty Chiller reinvigorated the culture of Australia’s Olympic Team. The driving force behind the successful ONE TEAM approach, she was the Chef de Mi...

Tony Christiansen

An avid sportsman, with a 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwan Do, Tony is a qualified lifeguard with honours from the World Lifesaving Federation. H...

Linford Christie

Europe's greatest ever 100m sprinter, Linford became an Olympic 100m Champion after winning the Gold Medal in Barcelona in 1992. In an International c...

Matt Church

Matt Church is committed to helping people prepare for tomorrow by taking action today. His philosophy can be summed up in one word NEXT! What is the ...



Dean Clifford

Dean is not a sporting hero or the Demtel man, he does have an amazing story of life's struggle from a perspective that not many could imagine or hand...

Sebastian Coe

International athlete since 1976, Sebastian has two Olympic Gold and two Silver medals (from the Games in Moscow in 1980 and Los Angeles in 1984); and...

Leonie Collins

Keynote Speaker, Leonie Collins CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is in great demand on the Australian and International Corporate Speaking ...



Aminata Conteh-Biger

Growing up in Freetown, Sierra Leone with her father, Aminata had a blessed life and was known as the girl who lived in the big yellow house on the hi...



Jacqui Cooper

Jacqui Cooper has represented Australia in the sport of Aerial Skiing for 20 years. Her career started in 1989 at Mt Buller when she was recruited by...

Allana Corbin (nee Arnot)

Allana Arnot discovered a passion for flying at the age of eighteen after a ride in a hot air balloon, 'Something had awoken in me, something I could ...

Sarah Cornally

Sarah Cornally enables leaders to create results that really matter with high levels of engagement, performance and achievement getting the best from ...

John Coutis

John P. Coutis is an exceptional person. Born with a severe disability that rendered his legs useless, John defied medical opinion by refusing to die....

Alicia Coutts

Brisbane-born Olympic swimmer Alicia Coutts is an incomparable Australian sportswoman. Winning 21 medals for Australia in major championships over the...

Geraldine Cox

Geraldine started her career with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs in 1970. Her first posting was to Phnom Penh, where she experienced li...

Steve Crombie

Steve Crombie is the Born adventurer and the star of Lonely Planet's 'Natural Born Traveller' documentary series. His spirit of adventure developed at...

Perry Cross

A rugby tackle in 1994, at the age of 19, left Perry Cross a profoundly disabled quadriplegic, unable to move and on a life support machine... with a ...



Li Cunxin

Li Cunxin is Queensland Ballet's new Artistic Director, commencing with Season 2013. Having led a long and diverse career as a dancer, Li Cunxin (p...



Stacey Currie

According to the usual script, Stacey should be living on the streets, in jail, on drugs or dead. She ticks all the boxes when it comes to risk factor...



Jen Dalitz

Jen Dalitz is a social commentator, business consultant, author and speaker on topics relating to leadership, women in the workplace and bringing auth...

Andrew Darbyshire

Andrew Darbyshire is the author of the highly acclaimed book, The Power of Persistence and Purpose. Join Andrew on the journey of how he built his ...

Ben Darwin

Ben Darwin is a former Australian rugby union footballer. A graduate of the Australian Institute of Sport scholarship program, he played 28 times for ...

Robin Daubeny

Robin Daubeny is regarded as the most unique and sought after motivational speaker in Australia. His presentations entertain, educate and motivate. ...

Robert De Castella

For over a decade Robert de Castella (or Deek) competed internationally in the marathon, setting world records and winning World Championships, Common...

Richard de Crespigny

Melbourne born and educated Richard de Crespigny got his first taste of a future flying career as a 14-year-old when his father organised a tour of th...



Paul de Gelder

IMPROVISE. ADAPT. OVERCOME. These three words – A mantra Paul learnt in the Australian Army as a young Paratrooper – resonated with him the fir...

Ron Delezio

Ron Delezio lives by a saying by Sir Winston Churchill: Sometimes it is not good enough to do your best. Sometimes you need to go that little bit furt...

Jack Delosa

Founded by Jack Delosa, The entourage is his dream-made-real, pushing society forward by enabling more people to live a life on purpose. Prior to The...

Robert Di Pierdomenico

"I was born to play in Grand Finals," says Robert DiPierdomenico, somewhat humbly. And play in Grand Finals he surely did. After an inauspicious...

Jihad Dib

At the age of 33 and as one of the youngest Principals in New South Wales, Jihad Dib was appointed to lead Punchbowl Boys' High School; a school on th...



Stuart Diver

Stuart Diver was the sole survivor of the 1997 Thredbo landslide that killed 18 people including his wife Sally. Since that tragic event Stuart h...

Khoa Do

Khoa Do is a film director, screenwriter and teacher who has had extensive experience working with the most disadvantaged in our community, inspiring ...

Anh Do

Anh Do is an accomplished author, actor, producer and comedian, a man who went from being a starving refugee at the age of three to one of Australia's...



Brennon Dowrick

Brennon Dowrick is one of Australia’s most successful gymnasts. He represented Australia at two Olympic games, three Commonwealth Games and seven Wor...



John Eales AM

John Eales' commitment and loyalty to his sport of Rugby Union has resulted in him being recognised the world over as one of the best. Few Rugby U...

Nick Earls

Nick Earls is the author of twenty-six books, including novels that have appeared on bestseller lists in Australia, the UK and the Amazon Kindle Store...

Adam Elliot

Adam Elliot is not only the Academy Award winning Animator of Harvie Krumpet, but also one of Australia’s funniest, unique, refreshing speakers and af...

Liz Ellis

Liz is one of Australia’s highest profile elite athletes and most successful netballers ever. She surpassed the record for most test matches played f...

Hugh Evans

Hugh Evans is 25 years old and already earned the enviable reputation of international humanitarian. He was just 14 years old when he began his hum...

Nick Farr-Jones

Articulate and intelligent, Nick Farr-Jones is a natural born leader whose ability to motivate and inspire was clearly demonstrated as captain of the ...

Kurt Fearnley

Kurt is one of Australia's most well known & respected athletes, Winner of some of the worlds most prestigious marathons, in London, Paris, Rome, ...



Paul Featherstone

"Legendary" Ambulance Paramedic - renowned for his work in the rescue of Stuart Diver in the Mt Thredbo disaster, the Granville Train Disaster and mos...

David Ferrier

David Ferrier was awarded the best speaker in Dec 2012 and May 2013 at international business conferences (in front of over 700 business leaders). ...



Michelle Ferris

Michelle Ferris was the sensation of the Australian cycling team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. However her two ...

Nic Feteris

A great believer that life only gives what you are prepared to take, Nic Feteris is a professional adventurer, who takes 'risks'. He believes that the...

Evelyn Field

Evelyn M. Field is a practicing counseling psychologist. She has been appointed a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and one of their medi...

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald is a sporting icon in the eyes of many Australians. As a player, his greatest career highlights came during the 11 years he represe...

Peter FitzSimons

Peter FitzSimons is a well respected columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald, television presenter on Fox Sports, speaks four languages...

Darren Flanagan

No doubt you will know about the famous Apollo 13 rescue mission that was turned into a major Hollywood film by acclaimed director Ron Howard. The fil...



Damien Fleming

Leadership | Communication | Team Building | Coaching & Mentoring | Persistence " Bowlology" - The science of maximizing the physical, men...

Jessica Fox

Born in Marseille in France, Jessica moved to Australia with her family at the age of four. Both her parents competed in the sport and are still invol...

Dr Jason Fox

Dr Jason Fox is a motivation strategy & design expert who shows forward thinking leaders how to influence culture & build for the future of work. H...



Dawn Fraser OA

Dawn Fraser's sporting accomplishments are never likely to be repeated - in swimming nor any other sport. At the 1956 Melbourne Olympics she bec...

Cathy Freeman

Cathy Freeman, is one of Australia's most admired and respected athletes. She is an Australian superstar and an Australian icon. Cathy has not been...

Patricia Fripp

Fripp is the most reliable, versatile, easy to work with, hassle-free, customer-friendly speaker we've ever booked," says Dan Maddux, Executive Direct...

Andrew Gaze

Regarded as the greatest basketballer Australia has ever produced, Andrew Gaze has played in a record five Olympic Games, is the highest point scorer ...

Yossi Ghinsberg

Author of 'Jungle' and 'Laws of the Jungle', Yossi Ghinsberg is one of the most compelling speakers of his generation. Yossi's messages are inspiratio...



Glenn Singleman and Heather Swan

Dr Glenn Singleman and Heather Swan are an Australian husband and wife team who jointly hold two astonishing world records. One for the highest baseju...

Adam Goodes

There are not too many names bigger in Australian sport than Adam Goodes. Dual Brownlow Medallist, dual premiership player, four-time All-Australian, ...

Brian Goorjian

American Brian Goorjian first came to Australia in 1977 to play for the Melbourne Tigers under Coach Lindsay Gaze. He played for Lindsay for seven...

Lisbeth (Libbi) Gorr

Libbi Gorr is one of Australia's finest live hosts and broadcasters. Warm, witty and smart, she has an exceptional ability to entertain, inspire, chal...

Gerrard Gosens

Gerrard Gosens is recognized as one of the most outstanding young people in Australia today. Congenitally blind, Gerrard became Australia's younges...

Kevan Gosper

Kevan Gosper combines outstanding records in athletics and business. His athletics career includes being a member of the Silver medal winning Austr...

Pete Goss

Outstanding Yachtsman / Inspirational Adventurer / Company Director and Author of best-selling book 'Close to the Wind'. Competed in seven transatlan...



Stan Grant

Stan Grant has been a journalist for a quarter of a century. He has been an ABC Federal Political Correspondent, London based European Correspondent f...

Nick Green

Nick Green's international rowing career got off to a flying start in late 1989 when he teamed up with experienced rowers James Tomkins, Mike McKay, a...

George Gregan

George Gregan exploded onto the international rugby scene in 1994 when he played an integral role in Australia winning the Bledisloe Cup with a try sa...

Peter Greste

Peter Greste began his career in regional television news in his native Australia through the late 1980s. Inspired by One Crowded Hour, the biography ...



Simon Griffiths

Simon is an engineer and economist turned social entrepreneur. Driven by a passion to use business to give back, in 2010, Simon started a toilet p...

Tatiana Grigorieva

A former national level 400m hurdler in Russia, Tatiana took up pole vaulting after she migrated to Australia in 1997. Within 12 months of picking...

Michael Groom

Michael Groom, professional speaker and mountain climber, is unquestionably one of the world's greatest 'big' mountain climbers. In 1995 he became the...



Guy Grossi

Guy Grossi is an affable, passionate and playful master chef who specialises in pure Italian cuisine. He commands three kitchens with discipline, son...

Grant Hackett

Grant Hackett's leadership, professionalism, dedication and exemplary performance are a model for anyone whose work calls them to lead by example. In ...

Peter Hadfield

Peter Hadfield has been described as "Australia's greatest all-rounder". He represented Australia at two Olympic Games, won a Commonwealth Games Silve...

Matt Hall

With lessons learnt and tales told from a life in aviation that includes going to combat, evading missiles over Iraq, life in the Red Bull Air Race an...

Rob Hamill

Whether it's laugh out loud humour, inspiration or thought provoking anecdotes and perspective, Rob Hamill's presentations has it all. "An extraord...

Simone Hankin

Simone Hankin is an athlete who has achieved her past glories through sheer determination, a natural gift, love of her chosen sport and with the suppo...

Paul Hanna

Paul Hanna, one of Australia's leading motivational speakers, is living proof that we can all achieve our dreams if we follow them with tenacity and p...

Craig Harper

Craig Harper is one of Australia's most respected motivational speakers and educators. He is a highly sought-after corporate coach and is considered t...

Jen Harwood

Motivational Business Speaker | Author | Coach Recognised as an international business speaker, Jen can touch, move and inspire an audience ...

Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden's attitude to life and cricket is indomitable and not quite typical. He has rewritten the role description for a cricket legend. He has...

Trevor Hendy

Trevor Hendy is unchallenged as "the greatest Ironman in the world". The pride of Australian Surf Lifesaving, Trevor's list of achievements would make...

Jodie Henry

For many, the Athens Olympics will be fondly remembered as the Olympics that announced Jodie Henry to the world. Australia's new Queen of the pool sma...

Michael Heppell

From major PLC's to category B prisoners, from modern apprentices to Managing Directors, from Parents to the Police Force. Michael Heppell has found t...

Justin Herald

At the age of 25, Justin Herald started Attitude Inc with only $50 in his pocket. Today the Attitude brand is stocked in over 3000 stores throughou...

Noreena Hertz

Noreena Hertz is a decision-making guru, bestselling author and strategist who advises some of the world's top CEOs and Presidents on economic, geopol...

Darren Hill

Darren Hill understands people like few others. A Behavioural Scientist and Executive Director of the behaviour and motivation strategy company, Pragm...



Peter Hillary

Peter Hillary is an articulate and inspirational speaker who specialises in motivational keynote and conference presentations on challenges, change, a...

Kevin Hitchcock

A former television reporter and Channel 10 News Director, Kevin broke his neck in 1991, and was told that he would never walk again. Kevin's inc...

Paul Hockey

Paul Hockey's Mount Everest journey, determination to succeed and his ability to challenge the dream-takers are all extraordinary. Paul’s positive att...

Kate Holden

Kate has been to hell and returned. She grew up as a quiet, bookish student from a loving home in Melbourne, but her dreams of academe vanished when a...

Gabi Hollows

Gabi Hollows graduated as an Orthoptist in 1972 and it was during this training she first met Fred Hollows. After initially working in Newcastle...

Lindy Hou OAM

Lindy Hou is a Massage Therapist who suffers from a degenerative eye condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa. She has been legally blind since 1996. ...

Dick and Rick Hoyt

Dick and Rick Hoyt are a father-and-son team from Massachusetts who together compete just about continuously in marathon races. And if they're not in ...

Geoff Huegill

Geoff has gone from hero in the early 2000 period to zero by 2008 and now back to hero following two years of determination and gut-wrenching effort c...

Peter Hughes

Peter Hughes as part of his long and courageous recovery has come to the realisation that he needs to share his and the story of all other Australians...

Human Rhythms

In a few minutes your team will become a musical ensemble without one word being spoken! This non-threatening form of team building breaks throug...

Ian Hutchinson

Ian Hutchinson (B.Bus, G.Dip.Psy, APS) is one of Australia's leading experts in Lifestyle Strategies, and founder of Life by Design, talent maximisers...



Peter Irvine

Managing Director of Gloria Jean's Coffees, Peter Irvine has a background in advertising. Peter joined Australia's third largest advertising agency...

Margaret Jackson

Margaret Jackson is Chairman of FlexiGroup Limited and a director of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, Billabong International Limited ...

Karen James

Fast-talking, funny and pulling no punches, Karen James is a Jersey girl turned social entrepreneur, author and speaker, who has risen through the ran...

Jason Jay

Jason Jay is a motivational keynote speaker who believes we all have flair -- we all have the ability to perform tasks and activities to a level of un...



Matina Jewell

During her 15 year military career, best-selling author Matina Jewell tracked down warlords, worked with the US Navy SEALs, fast roped out of helicopt...



Ian Johnson

Ian Johnson is a survivor. A survivor of an Industrial Accident Ian suffered severe burns to 80% of his body. At that time, the only accident of it...

Leisel Jones

Leisel has become the face of a young Australian achiever, a courageous teenager with a dream larger than life. She was not only the youngest membe...

Ronni Kahn

OzHarvest was founded in November 2004 when events organiser, Ronni Kahn wanted to make a significant contribution to society. Stunned by the amount o...



Ben Kearney

Ben Kearney has inspired people right across Australia and around the world with his successful environmental campaign to make Coles Bay, Tasmania, 'A...

Phil Kearns

Phil Kearns is, without a doubt, one of Rugby’s most famous and respected sons, but his accolades don’t just stop there. He is a successful businessma...

Moira Kelly

Born in 1964, Moira commenced her selfless contributions to the less fortunate at the very young age of 13. At 20 years old, she left home and went an...

Katie Kelly

Katie Kelly OAM was born with Usher Syndrome, a degenerative condition affecting both her hearing and vision. Not one to let her disability stop her f...

The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

When he retired from the High Court of Australia on 2 February 2009, Michael Kirby was Australia’s longest serving judge. He was first appointed in...



Michael Klim

A multiple Olympic and World Champion, Michael Klim is part of the star-studded group that has taken Australia back to the top of world swimming. N...

Cheryl Koenig

Cheryl Koenig was born and still resides in the southern suburbs of Sydney. She met her soul mate, Rob, whilst still in school and married at the age ...

John Konrads

John Konrads represents a unique mix of sporting legend and senior business executive. He astounded the sporting world when at the age of 15 he broke...

Justin Langer

Until the announcement of his retirement from test cricket in 2007 Justin was one of Australia's great top-order batsmen. Originally playing at numbe...

Andrew Larkey

Andrew has a diverse background as Captain in the SAS, National New Products Manager of Coca–Cola Amatil and CEO of a Pet Food Company selling p...

Laurie Lawrence

Laurie Lawrence, a top athlete in his own right, is a former Australian Rugby Union Representative and Olympic and World Champion Swim coach. There...

Hayley Lewis

Hayley Lewis is a triple Olympian in the sport of swimming. Hayley Lewis is remembered as the 15-year-old "girl next door who swept to fame in 1990 by...

Karni Liddell

Karni Liddell has already established herself as one of Australia's most successful and well respected Paralympic swimmers of our time. Karni's jo...

Jason Little

Jason Little will be remembered as one of the finest rugby backs Australian rugby has produced. He made his Test debut in 1989 and played his 75th ...

Darren Lomman

Darren Lomman is the CEO and Founder of the Dreamfit Foundation. Darren is a Churchill Fellow, and has been recognised for his role at the Foundation ...

John Longley

John Longley has been involved with sailing and the sea almost all of his life. He started sailing as a young boy in dinghies on the Swan River, gradu...

Jim Lovell

Captain James Lovell Jr. was chosen in September 1962 for the space program following extensive experience as a naval aviator and test pilot. Lovell e...

Richard Lush

Richard started his recording career at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London where he worked on some of the most important music recorded during the 60'...

Alastair Lynch

Alistair Lynch made his senior debut at Wynyard and was drafted from Hobart at No.50 in the very first AFL National Draft in 1986. He played 120 games...

The Hon. Charlie Lynn

The Hon. Charlie Lynn was a Vietnam veteran at 21. Having decided to stay in the army, he quickly became an officer. Then he discovered parachuting....

Stuart Macgill

Stuart MacGill is a former Australian cricketer who specialised in leg spin bowling. Born in Mount Lawley, Perth, Stuart comes from a cricketing fa...

Robbi Mack

Robbi Mack is the ‘Queen of HeartBeatz’ and has a passion for inspiring and amplifying the potential found in human connection. Robbi empowers people ...

Rod Macqueen

During Rod Macqueen's time as Australian Coach (1997‐2001), the Wallabies held every championship trophy including the World Cup, Bledisloe Cup,...

Frank Maguire

Francis X. Maguire's great gift is his ability to find the hidden treasures in every endeavour's most important asset, its people. One of corporate Am...



Tania Major

Tania Major is a Kokoberra woman from the remote community of Kowanyama in Far North Queensland. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Grif...

Nic and Lucas Marchesi and Patchett

Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett were jointly named as the Young Australian of the Year 2016 - a first in the history of the awards. The 21-year-ol...



Jesse Martin

Jesse Martin was destined for adventure. After learning to sail at the age of fourteen he travelled along Australia's tropical coast on a flimsy cata...

Willie Mason

Willie Mason is a rarity - big, fast, agile, skillful and tough. Currently with the Sydney City Roosters, he is without a peer as the dominant running...

Masterclass of Wellness

There is a reason companies like Google, Nike and Apple are embracing wellness and lifeskills as a tool for reducing stress in their companies. They h...

Debbie Mayo-Smith

Debbie is one of the most in-demand speakers in Australia and New Zealand; in the top 7% of speakers globally and well-loved for her practical, plain ...

Mark McCrindle

The times are changing faster than ever -- technologically, demographically, economically. Today, it is imperative that organisations and leaders obse...



Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath has taken more wickets than any other Australian fast bowler in Test Match history and is currently fourth on the all time wicket list. ...

Jamie McIntyre

Jamie McIntyre is the founder of the 21st Century Group of companies and CEO of 21st Century Education. Nominated for Australian of the Year while ...

Duncan McKee

Duncan James McKee is a renowned jazz musician, educator, television composer, and the creator of STIX a motivational speaker group. Duncan has a back...

Mark McKeon

Mark McKeon lives the life most of us dream about. He is Australia's leading work-life balance writer and speaker, runs his own company which provides...



Ron McLean

Ron McLean has been known as Rowdy most of his life, mainly because he is easy going, friendly, light hearted, pragmatic, down to earth and authentic....

Lisa Mclnnes-Smith

Lisa McInnes Smith is Queen of the corporate stage and a master of audience participation. Along her incredible journey, Lisa has presented to more th...



Jeremy Meltzer

Social Entrepreneur, Jeremy Meltzer, has sailed across the Atlantic, lived in Havana, climbed the Himalayas, run from guerrillas in Colombia and sung ...

Dr Cory Middleton

Cory is a mindset coach and presenter with a passion for helping people achieve their full potential. Cory has a unique understanding of what it takes...

Walter Mikac

Few would not know Walter Mikac's story. The loss of his wife and two young daughters at the Port Arthur shootings in Tasmania in 1996, touched the wo...

Lenore Miller

Lenore Miller launched Outrageously Healthy with the aim of bringing together tools of the conscious and unconscious mind to help others create the Ou...

Dannielle Miller

Dannielle Miller is a major innovator and expert in the field of education and student welfare. She was responsible for the curriculum, staffing and q...

Michael Milton

"WILL I STILL BE ABLE TO SKI?" It was the only question nine-year-old Michael Milton cared about when the doctors told him he would lose his leg to bo...

Lawrie Montague

Lawrie Montague is passionate about sharing his peak performance strategies to individuals and organizations. Lawrie is a former national coach who ha...

Chris Moon

Chris Moon is a former Army officer who worked for a charity clearing landmines in Asia and Africa. During this time he became one of the few western...

Peter Morrissey

Renowned fashion designer, businessman and entrepreneur, Peter Morrissey has been at the forefront of the Australian and International Fashion Industr...

Tara Moss

Tara Moss is a novelist, journalist, blogger and TV presenter. Since 1999 she has written 11 bestselling novels, published in 19 countries and 13 lang...

Tony Mowbray

The "Power of Commitment" enabled Tony Mowbray to become the fastest Australian to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world. This 181-day, ...



Aloysie Mpiriwe

Until 7 April 1994, Aloysie was a happy 14 year old, growing up in a loving family in her native Rwanda. When the struggle for power between the feudi...

Brigitte Muir

Brigitte Muir is the first Australian woman to have climbed Mount Everest and the first Australian, male or female, to have climbed the highest mounta...

Thomas Murrell

Thomas Murrell MBA is an award winning broadcaster, international business speaker and media consultant. His company, 8M Media & Communications, p...

John O'Shea

A persuasive salesman to the core, John O'Shea advanced from junior salesman at HJ Heinz in South Wales in 1960 to General Manager of Power Brewing in...

Shelley Oates-Wilding

A world champion in Surf Ski and Outrigger Canoeing, Australian representative in three sports (Netball, Surf Life Saving and Kayaking) and an Atlanta...

Mark Occhilupo

Occy began his professional career on the World Championship Tour (WCT) at the age of 17. Over the next couple of years, the wunderkind of surfing bui...

Eva Orner

In 2008, Melbourne-born Eva Orner won the Oscar for Best Feature Documentary at the 2008 Academy Awards. Eva is an AFI, Logie and now Oscar-winning...

Simon O'Donnell

The sporting career of Simon O'Donnell reads like a country boy?s dream come true. After excelling in sport at Assumption College in Kilmore, Simon mo...

Kerry O'Keeffe

Kerry O'Keeffe's wit, wisdom, penchant for sport and larger than life personality has seen the former Test cricketer enjoy a successful media career. ...

Susie O'Neill

After narrowly missing selection as a fourteen year old for the 1988 Seoul Olympics, Susie's career took off at the 1990 Commonwealth games with gold ...

Liza Pavlakos

Liza Pavlakos is a dynamic motivational speaker for international events, and a successful keynote speaker acclaimed for energising audiences as large...



Peak Teams Experience

Peak Teams offers a range of conference experiences and learning programs that drive peak performance for individuals, teams and organisations. They e...

Noel Pearson

Noel Pearson was born on the 25 June 1965 in Cooktown, North Queensland. He is the youngest son of Glen Pearson from the Bagaarrmugu clan on the upper...



Rex Pemberton

On May 31, 2005 Rex made history by becoming the youngest Australian to climb to the summit of Mt Everest, after raising in excess of $100, 000 to sup...



Gail Pemberton

Gail Pemberton is an acknowledged expert in relationship development. In her ground breaking book 'You Can Live with Anyone, well almost' she believes...

Jim Penman

Jim Penman launched Jim's Mowing as a one–man business in 1982, $30,000 in debt and with a marketing budget of $24. He soon had more work than h...

Nova Peris_Kneebone

Nova Peris–Kneebone is a versatile Australian athlete who has succeeded in both the sporting arenas of field hockey and track and field. No...

Kieren Perkins OAM

Kieren Perkins is an Australian icon. A professional sportsman, his international swimming success and wholesome personality have made him a hero in A...

Dr Clark Perry

Dr. Clark Perry is a Director in the rogenSi North American practice based in New York City. Clark is an internationally recognised specialist in l...

John Peters

John Peters came to the world's attention in January 1991, when his bruised and battered face flashed onto television screens around the world. O...

Pete Pettigrew

RADM Kenneth W. Pettigrew is a native of Glencoe, Illinois. He graduated from Stanford University in June 1964, under the Regular NROTC Program with a...

Sue Pieters-Hawke

Sue works as a speaker, writer, media commentator, media/ presentation coach, and consultant. She is the national ambassador for Alzheimer’s Australia...

Natasha Pincus

Natasha Pincus is a leading Australian creative. An internationally renowned storyteller, Natasha's work has been embraced by millions. Her music vide...

Turia Pitt

Turia Pitt was born on the tropical island of Tahiti in the late 1980's. Her dad, a keen Australian surfer, moved to Tahiti and immediately fell in l...



Tom Potter

'Inspiration, Change and Cutting Through To Your Customers' Tom Potter, founder of Australian owned Eagle Boys Pizza, left school at 15 and found h...



Kerri Pottharst

Kerri Pottharst is renowned for being one of the fiercest competitors in the world of Volleyball. She is also Australia's most decorated Indoor and...



Bob Pritchard

There are usually two types of speakers. One, the wonderful presenter who enchants an audience, and the other who is the expert. Unfortunately, almo...

Tony Purkiss

Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out. There is no better person able to talk us through the above thought, t...

Kahi Puru

After having his life changed forever in a split second near fatal accident; Kahi chose to overcome adversity and refused to let his disability restri...

Shane Radbone

Shane was an SANFL and AFL footballer with Sturt and Essendon that as a 19 year old founded EFM, Executive Fitness Management in 1991. Over the cou...

Pat Rafter

Pat Rafters self-effacing grace and charm has captured millions of admirers in Australia and around the world. In realising his full potential on the ...

Scott Rankin

Scott is best described as a Social and Cultural Innovator. His remarkable community building strategies regularly tackle some of our societies most e...

Robert Redenbach

At the 2017 Zimmer Biomet annual conference, Rob Redenbach provided a 60 minute keynote on leadership without rank. The response to Rob’s presentation...



Steven Renata

Steven was born in Kawakawa, New Zealand. In 1994 he became one of the first Maori graduates from Otago University with an honours degree in Marketing...



Dr Sean Richardson

Sean inspires organisations, individuals, and athletes to develop their high performance mindsets and build resilient businesses and teams. As the per...



Samantha Riley

Queenslander, Samantha Riley is indisputably one of Australia's and the World's greatest female swimmers. Her professional attitude and enthusiasm ...

Peter Ring

Peter Ring served in the Royal Australian Air Force as a fighter and helicopter pilot, including both wartime and peacekeeping duties. He complet...

Ben Roberts-Smith

Ben Roberts-­‐Smith served with distinction in the Australian Army and Special Air Service Regiment. His service spans over 19 years and include...

Rachael Robertson

Rachael Robertson's presentations provide real stories and real insights - the actual highs and lows, ups and downs of being an authentic leader. W...



Neil Ross

In his career as advertising agency CEO and marketing expert, Neil Ross always loved presenting to an audience, but it was only after watching a telev...

Dr.Jeff Salz

Jeff Salz has made a lifetime of adventure. An acclaimed explorer — with a Ph.D. in anthropology — he has traversed most of the remaining blan...

Richard Sauerman

Richard Sauerman is a master of the Intangible Value. In other words, Richard is a brand expert. His acquired his expertise working in the advertising...



Louise Sauvage

Louise Sauvage is recognized and acknowledged for her unique athleticism and outstanding success as a wheelchair track and road athlete. Louise captur...

Nathan Sharpe

Nathan Sharpe is one of Australia’s most decorated rugby players. He has left an indelible impression on the game. His list of distinctions are many. ...

Janine Shepherd

Janine Shepherd's story reads like the plot of a hollywood movie. A champion cross country skier in training for the winter Olympics, her life was irr...



Matt Shirvington

Matt Shirvington is the most exciting talent to hit Australian athletics in the last 40 years. While still a teenager, Matt became the fastest Aus...

Dr. Glenn Singleman

Dr. Glenn Singleman is a medical doctor, internationally acclaimed documentary film-maker, successful businessman and professional presenter. Sin...



Andrew Slack

Former Australia and Queensland centre Andrew Slack is most famous for leading the Wallabies on their 1984 Grand Slam tour of Europe which saw the sty...

Kate Slatter

Kate Slatter is widely regarded as Australia's leading female rower. Since winning her first National Championship in 1990, Kate has obtained 16 Natio...

Philip Smallman

Philip Smallman could have lost his life as a result of a workplace accident. He didn't – but will spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair. One s...

Allan Sparkes CV, OAM, VA

Allan Sparkes is a Deputy Commissioner at the Mental Health Commission of NSW. He is also a Best Selling Author and an International yachtsman. Allan ...



Zali Steggall

Zali Stegall is Australia's most successful international skier, Order of Australia recipient, and a practising Barrister. Zali Steggall became the fi...

STIX

STIX Motivation Through Music draws the link between an exciting musical performance and event experience with an impactful corporate message. Lead by...

Peter Sullivan

Peter Sullivan has more than 18 years experience developing high performance leadership, sales and work teams. Peter's work is at the leading edge of ...

Heather Swan

Set on May 23rd 2006 her two astonishing world records - one for the highest BASEjump (6604m) and the other for the world's highest Wingsuit BASEjump ...

Don Talbot

Renowned internationally as the greatest swimming coach in theworld, Don Talbot led Australian swimming to new heights. Steering Australia to maj...

Dr Charles Teo AM

Celebrated Sydney surgeon Dr Charles Teo attracts patients from all over the world because of his radical approach to brain cancer. Charismatic an...

Sebastian Terry

Known worldwide for pursuing an incredible list of 100 Things that he wants to achieve before he dies, Sebastian Terry’s story is surprisingly not abo...



Ian Thomas

Ian Thomas spent many years as a Game Ranger in Southern Africa and is recognised as one of South Africa's foremost wildlife photographers. For t...

Petria Thomas

Petria Thomas has become one of Australia's most successful female swimmers. Her three gold medals and one silver medals at the Athens Olympic Games h...

Adam Thompson

MusoMagic creator, Adam Thompson, is best known for his success with Australian rock band Chocolate Starfish. With three albums, four top-ten singles,...

Ian Thorpe

Ian Thorpe's achievements in the water are nothing short of phenomenal. He is one of the country's most prolific sportsmen, but it is the way he has ...

Peter Thurin

"FOR ME, LIFE IS ALL ABOUT THE LITTLE THINGS, THE RITUALS THAT CREATE SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS. THEY'RE EASY TO DO, AND EASY NOT TO DO!" Peter Thurin...



Tikes on Bikes

The Amazing Race! The hardest thing delegates will have to do here is walk, think and at times act with a bit of gusto. Malcolm McLeod the teamBuil...



James Tomkins

One of Australia's greatest rowers, James Tomkins is the only rower in history to win world championship titles in every sweep oar event. James tog...

Mark Tonelli

Skills are transferable. Olympic Gold medals and business successes do follow the same basic philosophies. Business' are better equipped and conditio...

Shane Toohey

Shane Toohey is the designer and presenter of one of Australia's most innovative and successful training concepts. Shane's programs are based on a pat...

Tammy Van Wisse

Most people fly around the world, some board a ship, but Tammy van Wisse has done it the hard way by swimming 1 1/2 times round the world. Tammy Van W...

Peter Vidmar

At the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, Peter Vidmar established himself not only as one of the world's greatest gymnasts, but as an inspirational l...

Nick Vujicic

Imagine getting through your busy day without hands or legs. Picture your life without the ability to walk, care for your basic needs, or even embrace...

Jim Walker

A 1996 Olympian, Jim Walker is a great asset to any event. Since leaving the athletic arena, where he was World Cup Champion and Australian Surf Ch...

Margie Warrell

Find Your Courage. Stop Playing Safe. Brave. The titles of Margie’s bestselling books reflect her passion for helping people make braver decisions an...



Jessica Watson

Jessica Watson was born 18th May 1993 on Australia’s Gold Coast and at age 16, became the youngest person to sail solo non-stop and unassisted around...

Adrian Webster

Riot copper, milkman and salesman were just a few of the entries on Adrian's CV before he moved into the I.T industry and discovered an ability to mot...



Dr Jonathon Welch

When was the last time you saw one of Australia's most celebrated TV personalities and singers, who has also won an Australian of the Year Local Hero ...

Matt Welsh

Matt Welsh has carved himself into Australian swimming folklore as one of our greatest ever swimmers achieving Olympic, World Champion and Commonwealt...

Tracey Wickham

In the ultra–competitive world of elite swimming, it is hard to imagine anyone holding a benchmark World Record for almost ten years. To dominat...

Sorrel Wilby

Sorrel Wilby is an acclaimed adventurer, filmmaker, author, photographer and artist. Her career to date includes a long list of achievements including...

Tony Wilson

Tony Wilson, MBA, BSc., has a passion for Human Performance. He has spent his entire working life helping organisations, teams and individuals perform...

Wolfgang Wolf

When Wolfgang woke up after ten days in a coma, his life had changed but he didn't know it yet. After 4 months he was released from hospital, which sa...

Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood, FRACS AM

2005 Australian of the Year Fiona Wood has been a burns surgeon and researcher for the past 20 years and is Director of the Burns Service of Western A...

Todd Woodbridge

Todd Woodbridge hit his first tennis ball at the age of two, played his first tournament at the age of six, decided to become a professional at the ag...

Mark Woodforde

Over the past 12 years Mark Woodforde has been one of Australia's most successful players in world tennis. In singles he has won four ATP tour events ...

Bruce Woodley

A founding member of the world famous Australian singing group The Seekers, Bruce Woodley has written songs which have captured the hearts and imagina...

Belinda Yabsley

Belinda certainly holds the key to building customer relationships that last and has an impeccable record for repeat business and referrals to show fo...