Celebrity Speakers

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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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   author event host and MC

Amanda Keller's television career began as a producer's assistant on Simon Townsend's Wonder World. Within a week she was the program's head researcher and she hasn't looked back. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. In 1985 Amanda became a regular on-air reporter on Ray Martin’s Midday Show but it was Beyond 2000 that made her a household name. During her six years on the program she reported from all over the world and has received a number of journalism awards, including a United Nations Media Peace Award (1989) and the Michael Daley Award for Science Journalism (1989).
  • Jonesy and Amanda (Radio Program)
  • The Living Room (TV Program)
  • Network Ten
  • Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation (TV Program)
  • Beyond 2000 (TV Program)
  • Denton (TV Program)

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award winner

Since being crowned Miss Universe in 2004, Jennifer Hawkins has cemented her place as an Australian icon with her work as a TV presenter, designer and entrepreneur. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. As a media personality, Jennifer’s profile and capabilities have gone from strength to strength, officially kicking off her on screen work in 2004 on Channel Seven’s the Great Outdoors which saw her nominated for Most Popular New Female Talent at the 2006 Logie Awards.
  • Miss Universe 2004
  • Miss Universe Australia 2004
  • Network Seven
  • Nine Network
  • Foxtel
  • Make Me a Supermodel (TV Program)
  • Getaway (TV Program)
  • Myer
  • Loveable
  • Mt Franklin Lightly Sparkling
  • Jbronze
  • Australia's Next Top Model (TV Program)

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award winner    has video    author event host and MC

Jessica Rowe's passion for news and current affairs has seen her become one of Australia's best-known television presenters and admired by viewers with her warm, down-to-earth manner and infectious smile. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. She began her television career in 1993 and has since held various prominent positions within Australian television, including a decade as a co-anchor for Network Tens First At Five News.
  • Member of the Order of Australia
  • Network Seven
  • Network Ten
  • Nine Network
  • Studio 10

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   has video    author event host and MC

Samantha has an extensive background in journalism – currently the co-host of Channel Seven's hugely popular Weekend Sunrise and presenter for the 4.30pm Bulletin. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Samantha can also be seen filling in on other news and current affairs shows including Today Tonight Summer Series.

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Andrew first came to public attention in 1988 as the writer/presenter of the ABC TV series Blah Blah Blah and since then has written, presented and produced numerous comedy shows including, The Money Or The Gun, Live & Sweaty (ABC), Denton (Ch 7), and for Ch 9, Andrew co-produced and hosted The Logies, Australia's television awards, in both 1999 & 2000. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Most recently Andrew hosted his own breakfast radio program – the modestly titled Andrew Denton Breakfast Show on Sydney radio’s 2MMM for 5 years. He then moved behind the camera as Executive Producer for ABC TV’s satirical series The Election Chaser and CNNNN.

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   stars in movies    author

Anh arrived in Australia at age 3 on a small fishing boat packed with 47 other Vietnamese refugees. Having survived pirate attacks, dehydration, and internment in a Malaysian refugee camp, young Anh came through this adversity with a determination to make the most out of life. No one had any idea, including Anh himself, that he would go on to become one of Australia’s best-loved entertainers! Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. An entrepreneur through childhood (during which time he bred and sold tropical fish), as a young man Anh went on to study Business Law. Six months shy of finishing his double degree, and with multiple offers from various law firms on the table, he opted instead for a far more stable and sensible job as a comedian.
  • The Footy Show (TV Program)
  • Good News Week (TV Program)
  • Independent Grocers of Australia (IGA)
  • The Footy Show (TV Program)
  • Anh Does Brazil (TV Program)
  • Anh Does Iceland (TV Program)
  • Anh Does Scandinavia (TV Program)
  • Anh Does Britain (TV Program)
  • Anh Does Vietnam (TV Program)

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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.