Celebrity Speakers

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event host and MC

"Australia's Most Travelled Woman", that's the title earned by Catriona Rowntree after nearly 15 years at the helm of Australia's favourite travel show Getaway on Channel Nine. Her television career began after completing a Diploma of Journalism at Macleay College in 1990, followed by stints researching at BRW and various Sydney newsrooms. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. In 1993 Rowntree filmed a story for WonderWorld! and has been employed on-air ever since. That soon led to hosting What’s Up Doc, filmed live on weekends from Melbourne and a paid gig on Triple J radio, hosing the national Weekend Request Show ensued. So began a period of working 7 days a week in 3 states and loving every single second of it.

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award winner event host and MC

Ray Martin is an Australian television journalist best known for his on-air roles on Channel Nine from 1978 to 2008. He was awarded an Order of Australia in 2011 for journalism. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Ray Martin was appointed the ABC’s North American correspondent in 1969. Over the next 10 years his coverage included race riots, anti-Vietnam War protests, Olympic Games and presidential elections for news and current affairs television and radio, from Four Corners and This Day Tonight to science and religion programs.
  • 1987 Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality of Australian Television
  • 1993 Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality of Australian Television
  • 1994 Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality of Australian Television
  • 1995 Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality of Australian Television
  • 1996 Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality of Australian Television
  • Centenary Medal (2001)
  • Member of the Order of Australia (2010)

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award winner    author

Peter Maddison graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from RMIT in 1982 and subsequently worked with Peter Crone & Associates, Morris & Pirotta and Cocks Carmichael before establishing the McIntyre Partnership. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. During these years Peter was surrounded by a group of generous architects who operated under the principle of giving at least as much to the profession as one could expect to gain from it.
  • ASTRA Awards for Most Outstanding New Talent
  • Grand Designs Australia

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Since first making his way onto our screens with The Block in 2012, Dale Vine has managed to win hearts across Australia with his lovable larrikin charm and DIY expertise. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Hailing from Geelong in Melbourne’s south-west, landscaper Dale Vine made his TV debut on the Nine Network’s award-winning reality show, The Block, for its fifth season.

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event host and MC

Peter Mitchell's face is very familiar to those tuning into Seven Nightly News in Melbourne. He has been an integral part of television news as a reporter, producer and presenter and celebrated 30 years in the industry during 2008. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Growing up in Victoria with two brothers, sports were always on the menu – particularly football and cricket. These skills came in handy in 1981, when Peter joined Channel Nine in the Sport News Department. By then, he had also taken up golf, mainly because it suited his new working hours.

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Since his first appearance on The Block in 2012, Certified ‘Blockhead’ Dan Reilly has well and truly made both a name and a place for himself within the show. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Dan, also known as Foreman Dan, made his first appearance on the hit reality TV show, The Block, in 2012 with his partner, Dani Wales. Despite the non-existent renovation experience between them, Dan and Dani completed several successful renovations on the show, impressively coming 2nd in the series grand finale.

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award winner event host and MC

The third daughter of a bubble-wrap addicted mother and a father who enjoys customising Econovans just for fun, Chrissie Swan first entered Australia's conscious in 2003 as Australia's first female runner-up in Network Ten's Big Brother. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Taking up an opportunity to become a breakfast radio announcer on the Sunshine Coast, Chrissie relocated herself and her coffee machine up to Maroochydore and set her recurring alarm for 4am. Her work as a breakfast radio announcer saw her be nominated for Best Newcomer On-Air at The Australian Commercial Radio Awards in 2004, and won Best On-Air Team in 2005.
  • 2011 Logie Awards: Most Popular New Female Talent
  • Network Ten
  • The Circle (TV Program)
  • Can of Worms (TV Program)
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (TV Program)
  • Big Brother Australia (TV Program)

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event host and MC

25 year old Natalie Hunter is full of energy and enthusiasm and whose passion for a great story and fun make her an ideal addition to Network Tens Totally Wild program. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. From an early age, Natalie knew journalism was what she wanted to do and attended Monash University where she successfully completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Journalism.

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   author event host and MC

Nicky Buckley is one of Australia's most recognised female faces. Nicky began her career in modelling before moving into television as co-host of Channel 10's Blind Date. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. She then became involved as a regular model on Channel 9’s hit show, Sale of the Century before gaining the position of co-host in 1994. During her six years in this role, Nicky became a well-respected household name.
  • Sale of the Century (TV Program)
  • Perfect Match (TV Program)
  • Nine Network
  • Talk to the Animals (TV Program)

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event host and MC

Originally from Collie, a small town in Western Australia, Neroli set her sights on sports media from a young age. An avid sports and Fremantle Dockers fan, Neroli is now a Fox Sports News and Fox Footy Presenter in Melbourne. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. After a four-year stint with Channel 7 in Perth as a sports reporter and AFL producer/reporter on Today Tonight, Neroli joined Fox Sports News and Fox Footy, where she has earned industry respect with her quick wit and in-depth knowledge of the game. In addition to AFL, Neroli is a passionate cricket supporter and presenter, where she noted her coverage of the Cricket World Cup in 2015 as a career highlight.
  • Fox Sports Australia
  • Network Ten