Celebrity Speakers

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Television Presenter, Channel Ten's The Living Room / Master Builder - with over 30 years in the building industry, Barry DuBois has worn many hats beyond the hard hat! But it wasn't until his role as a Judge on Network Ten's show, The Renovators that Australia had the opportunity to get to know this highly evolved, loveable character. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Barry has completed an apprenticeship as a carpenter and joiner. In 1984 he completed a Building certificate which led to the creation of his own building company. His career has also involved a three-year posting as President of the Master Builders Association for the Eastern Suburbs and heavy involvement in local council where he also stood as an independent councillor.

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award winner    author event host and MC

Shane Jacobson is a multi award winning actor, entertainer, producer and author who has worked with some of the biggest names in show business including Geoffrey Rush, Jeremy Clarkson, Bryan Brown, Guy Pearce & Hugo Weaving. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. His notable credits include The Bourne Legacy, Charlie & Boots with Paul Hogan, Time Of Our Lives, Top Gear, Oddball, The Dressmaker with Kate Winslet & the hit Aussie classic Kenny.
  • 2006 Australian Film Institute - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Kenny)
  • 2008 Helpman Award - Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (Guys & Dolls)

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event host and MC

Grant Denyer is one of Australia's brightest TV talents and could be the successful touch to your event. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. His bright wide smile and crafty ability to entertain, is a trademark that has shot Grant to the top of TV’s most watchable list. Young, energetic and brimming with street credibility, the Seven presenters youthful appeal makes him hot property for young or lively audiences.
  • Sunrise (TV Program)
  • Network Ten
  • Family Feud (TV Program)
  • Australia's Got Talent (TV Program)
  • It Takes Two (TV Program)
  • Dancing With The Stars (TV Program)

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As one of Australia's most respected and dedicated hair talents, Joh Bailey's name has become synonymous with not only beautiful hair but with glamour and style. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. His dedication to his craft as well as his clientele has seen his name rise to icon status throughout the country; garnering him international recognition and ensuring his longevity as Australias most loved stylist. He and his salons have become an institution in the Sydney scene and evolved into a brand unto itself that ventures way beyond its roots.

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award winner    author

Matt Preston is an award-winning food journalist, best-selling cookbook author and International TV personality. Matt writes a weekly column for Stellar Magazine, read by 4 million Australians every week. He is also a senior editor for delicious. and taste magazines, and contributes to one of Australia’s best-read website, www.taste.com.au, which has a monthly reach of 2 million food lovers. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Best known as a judge and co-host on MasterChef Australia, Preston has appeared in 11 series of the ratings juggernaut. In 2020 Matt will host a brand new cooking series for Channel 7, ‘Plate of Origin’.
  • Le Cordon Bleu World Food Media Awards 2008: Food Journalist of the Year
  • MasterChef Australia (TV Program)
  • Delicious Magazine
  • The Herald Sun (Newspaper)
  • The Courier-Mail (Newspaper)
  • The Daily Telegraph (Newspaper)
  • The Guardian (Newspaper)
  • Time Out London
  • The Age (Newspaper)
  • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
  • Restaurant and Catering

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   author event host and MC

David Koch is the co-host of the popular Channel Seven morning show 'Sunrise,' and is fondly known to the Australian public as Kochie. He is also the host of “Kochie's Business Builders”, a program offering news and opinions on starting a small business, which is produced by his own company 'Pinstripe Media'. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. David is one of the leading business and finance correspondents in Australia, with many years of experience behind him. He writes an array of finance columns for many leading publications, including the Courier Mail, Herald Sun, The Daily Telegraph, the Hobart Mercury, Adelaide Advertiser and New Idea magazine.
  • Sunrise (TV Program)
  • Kochie's Business Builders (TV Program)
  • Port Adelaide Football Club

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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

Lisa Backhouse is one of Queenslands most experienced and respected news presenters with a television career spanning nearly twenty years. Lisa is also an experienced Master of Ceremonies, host and facilitator. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. With a variety of events to her credit, including the prestigious gala award dinner for the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and the Major Events Conference for the Department of State Development. Lisa is in high demand as a public speaker, following an inspirational battle with breast cancer.

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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)