Celebrity Speakers

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event host and MC

Brendan Jones Born 3-4-68 in Sutherland Hospital Sydney. Went to a few schools, including a poncy boarding one. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. After that there was art school for a couple of years. Learnt to paint fat old people in the nude. Art wasn’t to be, so a rich trail of jobs followed: sign-maker, outboard motor wrecker, truck driver, sewer worker, panel beater, kitchen hand, club dj. Blah, Blah, Blah.

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   author event host and MC

Richard Glover presents the top rating Drive show on ABC radio in Sydney, and appears each week on Channel 7's Sunrise. He has also been on TV programs such as Sixty Minutes, Lateline and The Glasshouse. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Glover’s weekly humour column has been published in the Sydney Morning Herald for over twenty years. Richard is also author of the book Desperate Husbands, which has been a best-seller in Australia and is published in translation in Italy and Poland.
  • 702 ABC Sydney (Radio)
  • Drive (Radio Program)
  • Sydney Morning Herald (Newspaper)

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event host and MC

Ed Phillips has been a familiar face and voice on Australian television and radio for more than 20 years. His warm and charming personality has made him one of Australia's most recognised and respected media personalities. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Ed began his broadcasting career in 1988 with Triple M radio and remained with the station until 1997. During his time with Triple M he also hosted Pot of Gold on Channel 10.

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event host and MC

Ron Wilson was living and working in Darwin at the local television station when cyclone Tracy hit in the Christmas of 1974. It was this tragic event in Australian history that prompted Ron to move south and launch his highly successful career as a news & radio presenter. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. This included 2WL Wollongong, 2SM, 2UE, Good Morning Australia and since 1994, Ron has co-presented Channel Tens’ ‘News at Five’.
  • Network Ten
  • News At Five (TV Program)
  • Good Morning Australia (TV Program)
  • Network Seven
  • Sunrise (TV Program)
  • Mix 106.5 FM (Radio)
  • smoothfm (Radio)

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event host and MC

Steve Liebmann has been one of Australia's most respected journalists and television and radio broadcasters for more than four decades. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. After more than two decades in the chair, he stepped down as co-host of the Nine Networks Today program in early 2005 to pursue other media interests.

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event host and MC

Bob Downe is one of Australia's most loved and enduring comedy characters - the creation of journalist, comedian, actor and broadcaster Mark Trevvorow. Born 4 February 1959 in Melbourne, Mark trained as a journalist at the Herald Sun (Australia's top selling daily) from 1977-81. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. He moved to Sydney in 1982 with the success of his cabaret group The Globos, who enjoyed two National Top 20 singles, ‘Tintarella di Luna’ (1982) and ‘The Beat Goes On’ (1983), along with four seasons at the legendary Kinselas Cabaret, a national tour support for Cliff Richard and multiple TV appearances including The Mike Walsh Show, The Don Lane Show, Hey! Hey! It’s Saturday and Countdown.

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event host and MC

Cameron Williams is the current host of The Nine Network's Weekend Today Show and also the weekend sports anchor for National Nine News Sydney. Cameron also fills in on A Current Affair and the evening news. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Born in Emerald, Queensland, Cameron’s journalism career began in 1984 with a cadetship at the Courier Mail newspaper in Brisbane.
  • Fox Sports
  • Weekend Today (TV Program)
  • Nine News Sydney (TV Program)
  • Nine Network

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award winner event host and MC

Jodi Anasta (nee Gordon) will always be known as one of Australia's silver screen sweethearts and arguably most popular red carpet goers; a true style influencer. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. In 2004, Jodi successfully auditioned for the role of Martha Mackenzie in the popular Channel Seven drama, Home & Away, where she spent four years and was awarded with a TV Week Logie for Most Popular New Female Talent in 2006 and was nominated for Most Popular Actress in 2009. Proving that acting isn’t her only forte, in 2008 Jodi took to the dance floor on Channel Seven’s Dancing with the Stars.
  • Logie Award 2006: Most Popular New Female Talent

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   author event host and MC

Juanita Phillips is one of Australia's most experienced television news anchors. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. For five years, from 1997 to 2002, she was a news anchor for the world’s two largest news organisations – the BBC and CNN – in London.
  • ABC
  • ABC News (TV Program)
  • ABC News 24 (TV Program)
  • CNN

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event host and MC

Elizabeth Hayes is one of Australia's most popular television journalists, well-known for her ten years as co-host of the award-winning national breakfast programme on the Nine Network - Today. Areas of speciality include Celebrity Speakers. Hayes’ impressive history in television and print journalism is due largely to her talent, versatility and determination to always give her best. She hasn’t been afraid to accept new and varied challenges, no matter how far outside her comfort zone they have been.
  • 60 Minutes Australia (TV Program)
  • Today (TV Program)
  • Nine Network