Shane Jacobson was the star of the international award-winning film Kenny, and co-host of Top Gear Australia. He recently starred as Luce in The Time of Our Lives and appears as Barry Tregear in the Jack Irish telemovies.
Peter is a contributing editor for The Australian and hosts Sky "PVO News Hour"& "Australian Agenda". He is an author, academic and journalist with a particular emphasis on politics.
David spent 25 years as an executive and director with Smorgon Consolidated Industries, followed by 16 years as the chairman of the Western Bulldogs AFL Club. David is an outstanding speaker who can speak on almost any topic.
Tom Potter founded Eagle Boys Pizza in 1987 in Albury and went on to become a great Australian business success story. He left school at 15 and didn’t come from a wealthy background, yet within 20 years, he’d opened over 200 franchises in Australia, New Zealand & Fiji.
Former Federal Minister for Finance and Deregulation, Lindsay Tanner was widely regarded as one of the Government's strongest economic thinkers and highly respected by industry leaders and economic analysts.
Big Brother Little Brother is a hilarious musical comedy duo that is guaranteed to liven up any corporate event, sporting function or business conference.
Olympic aerial skiing gold-medallist Alisa Camplin (OAM) has never let anything prevent her from achieving her goals. Even two fractured ankles six weeks before the 2002 Winter Olympics didn’t stop her.
Christine Nixon was the 19th Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, the first woman to become a police commissioner in Australia. She led 14,000 staff, operating across more than 500 locations and oversaw an annual budget of $1.7 billion.
Her unique understanding of the mind-body-voice connection developed in her ground breaking, award winning PhD research. This is now used as the basis for transforming people’s lives. One of her most popular topics is “dealing with difficult people.”
Graeme is the number one speaker on resilience and getting people mentally fit for work. He’s a Director of R U OK? Day, and the creator of the R U OK? At Work program.
Deborah is one of Australia’s best known faces. She has turned her hand to a variety of different roles to great success – including modelling, television presenting, magazine editing and even designing home wares.
Daniel Flynn is the award-winning Managing Director and Co-Founder of Thankyou Group, a business venture he founded at just 19 years of age. The profits from the sale of Thankyou products are used to provide clean drinking water, health and hygiene projects and short term food aid. In the last few years Daniel has donated in excess of $1,000,000 to charity. An incredible business and social enterprise success story. He was voted Victorian Young Australian of the Year 2014.
Leslie is a high profile ethicist, activist, author, media identity and 2011’s Humanist of the Year. She is an expert on ethical leadership.
Steven was the winner of Australia’s first Winter Olympic gold medal when all of the other competitors in the ice skating finals fell over.
Regarded as the greatest basketballer Australia has ever produced, Andrew Gaze has played in a record five Olympic Games, and is the highest point scorer in Olympic history. He was a flag bearer at the Sydney Olympics.
[Visiting dates: July 2014] Humanitarian, musician, broadcaster and businessman.
[Visiting QLD/NSW: 6 - 8 December 2014] Bear Grylls has a natural talent for communication and his speaking and TV shows has brought him worldwide acclaim. As a motivational speaker, he has addressed corporations all around the world on his experiences on Everest and how these can help us in our life and business environments. He is among the youngest and most successful speakers in the world.
One of the all-time great rugby players, former Queensland and Australia lock John Eales was the third-most capped Wallaby ever, as well as the most capped Wallaby captain.
AFL icon Kevin Sheedy was a player and coach for over five decades. He has an unsurpassed record, including involvement in over 1000 games and eight premierships.
Simon has played at the highest levels in both Aussie Rules Football and International Cricket. Since retiring from cricket, he has followed his lifelong passion of Thoroughbred Horse Racing and enjoys national recognition through media roles with the Nine Network.
A famed swimming coach and motivator, Laurie Lawrence has been a vital element in the international success of the Australian swimming teams over the past 20 years.
Hugely popular, award winning, food journalist and restaurant critic, media celebrity and author.
Michael is one of Australia's most respected and experienced finance and economics commentators with four decades working in newspaper, broadcast and on-line journalism. He formerly presented the morning finance report on Nine’s Early Morning News and The Today Show, and he currently appears on Channel Seven’s Sunrise.
David is the Co-host of Channel Seven's Sunrise Program. He has been a highly respected finance journalist for over twenty years.
Star of ABC's hit TV show, The Gruen Transfer, Todd Sampson is the CEO of Leo Burnett, one of Australia's top creative advertising agencies. Leo Burnett was voted Media Agency of the Year 2010.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is “The World’s Greatest Living Explorer” according to the Guinness Book of Records.
Peter is one of Australia’s leading business and financial commentators, with his own show on Sky TV. The Switzer Group has grown into three successful companies spanning media and publishing, financial services and business coaching. He’s a former lecturer of Economics at the University of NSW.
Sam Kekovich is a former footballer well known for his media antics, particularly his series of lamb advertisements for Meat and Livestock Australia.
A five time Olympic Gold medallist, Ian Thorpe is considered one of the best swimmers in history.
The founder of Business Review Weekly, Robert has spent more than 30 years writing and commentating about business and investment in Australia. He has won the Walkley award and Australian Journalist of the Year Award. He’s currently an associate editor for the Business Spectator and writes the weekly Eureka Report.
Australian War Hero and Victoria Cross recipient, Mark Donaldson VC is a man who makes Australia very proud.
Jeff was a member of the Victorian Parliament for 23 years, including seven years as Premier. He was president of the Hawthorn Football Club for six years, and founded the national depression initiative Beyondblue.
Anh’s unique life story makes for a poignant, relatable, and inspiring story, which he shares easily with audiences of one or one million. Well known as a comedian, he’s also the author of The Happiest Refugee, soon to be made into a film.
In his autobiography, Mao’s Last Dancer, Li recounted how he became one of the best ballet dancers in the world. The book was adapted into a successful film directed by Bruce Beresford.
Academy Award® winner Adam Elliot, is one of the world's most celebrated and critically acclaimed independent filmmakers. His five animated films have been viewed by millions of people and have been shown in over 600 film festivals. He was Australia’s only Academy Award winner in 2005.
A champion cross country skier in training for the Winter Olympics, Janine's life was irrevocably altered when she was hit by a truck while bike-riding.
Sydney Olympic Gold medallist Kerri Pottharst is Australia's most decorated Indoor and Beach Volleyball player, having represented her country for an incredible 22 years.