Inspirational Speakers

Our inspirational keynotes tell wonderful stories of redemption, tragedy and triumph. Inspirational narratives become signposts to direct us to our personal journeys toward the incredible.

Our stable of inspirational speakers are able to motivate audiences to see beyond the limits they have put on themselves.

For more information on our range of event speakers, visit our Speakers Bureau or call 1300 884 485 now. Or begin your journey of inspiration by adding our talent to your shortlist below.

Our inspirational speakers will show you that the unchallenged ability of today is the squandered potential of tomorrow.

Talent exists in every company, sport and pastime. Not only do our Sydney and NSW-based inspirational speakers have a great deal of ability, but their personal stories reveal a “how to” when applying their timeless principles to our own lives.

Take the first step to achieving greatness and add our talent to your shortlist below. Or discover more about why our Speakers Bureau is Australia’s favourite and call 1300 884 485 now.

Experiencing first-hand the narratives of people who’ve achieved outstanding efforts gives us a glimpse into the boundless capacities of our own souls. Understanding how our inspirational speakers overcame insurmountable odds reminds us that we are capable of being more fearless than we ever envisioned.

These narratives of triumph, loss, heartache and success provide us with unique principles on how to shift our attitude towards greatness.

Begin your inspirational journey by adding the Melbourne-based talent below to your shortlist, or call us on 1300 884 485 today to experience award-winning service from Australia’s favourite Speakers Bureau.

Stories that are inspirational remind us that greatness can be achieved by us – we are reminded to never give up, and to never give up on the chance that you can conquer “impossible”.

Our inspirational speakers from Brisbane and the Gold Coast have realized their great success not only through being gifted, but having focus and the internal strength to transform their ability into greatness.

Preview the inspirational talent below and begin your shortlist, or discover more about our Speakers Bureau and call 1300 884 485 today.

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Lorna Jane is testament to the fact that following your dreams can lead to great things. Co-founder and creative director of her namesake brand, Lorna Jane never set out to establish a multi-million dollar fitness inspired clothing label with stores throughout Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Areas of speciality include Inspirational Speakers. The humble beginnings of the Lorna Jane brand date back to 1989, when Lorna Jane Clarkson herself started the business in a small studio on the top floor of a fitness centre. Her business inspiration, to make activewear that made women look and feel great.

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John Ahern had it all: a high-flying job, big house, loving wife and two great kids. But if this was success why did he sense he was failing as a husband and father? Areas of speciality include Inspirational Speakers. So John does something completely insane. He blows his career apart, quits the working world, and with wife Mandy, buys a busted-up old campervan online with one grand goal in mind: a year on the road…with kids.
  • Flight Centre
  • Australian Society of Authors

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Benjamin Roberts-Smith received his Victoria Cross in 2011 for his heroic and selfless actions on his fifth tour of duty in Afghanistan, as an SAS soldier. Areas of speciality include Inspirational Speakers. As one of just 9 living recipients of the VC worldwide and the most decorated soldier in the Commonwealth, Ben is without a doubt a selfless leader, and his real-life stories provide inspiration and an insight into true leadership.
  • Victoria Cross for Australia
  • Medal for Gallantry
  • Commendation for Distinguished Service
  • Australian Active Service Medal
  • Afghanistan Medal
  • Iraq Medal
  • Australian Service MedalUnited Nations Medal
  • Australian Father of the Year 2013
  • Australian Army
  • Australian Army Reserve
  • Special Air Service Regiment
  • RS Group Australia

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After months of working 18 hour days 7 days a week at a radio station in Brisbane Australia, Troy Hazard woke up one morning and decided that if he was going to put this much effort into something, then it may as well be something he owned. Areas of speciality include Inspirational Speakers. Since then, there are few situations in the business world that he has not experienced and survived. In the last 25 years he has become a self-styled serial entrepreneur, who has founded and nurtured twelve businesses, and has consulted to countless successful companies around the world.

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Jessica Watson set out to become the youngest person to sail solo non-stop and unassisted around the World. Areas of speciality include Inspirational Speakers. Since Joshua Slocum first sailed singlehanded around the world in the late 1890s, sailors of all nationalities and ages have been drawn to this ultimate challenge: The Everest of sailing. Slocums epic tale of his voyage, Sailing Alone Round the World, has captivated a global audience of readers for over a hundred years.

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Eric Bailey's guiding principles can be summed up in three words – Visualize, Adapt, Persist. Areas of speciality include Inspirational Speakers. Whether creating a successful business or the life of your dreams, the outcome you truly desire is not something that happens magically – you need a clear picture of what it is and what it looks like. Eric has helped over 1.5 million people craft visions for themselves and their organizations and manifest these into reality!
  • Hobart Devils
  • Melbourne Tigers
  • Gold Coast Rollers
  • National Basketball League

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It's been well over a decade since Libby Trickett (previously Lenton) became a household Australian name, not just for her epic achievements in swimming but also for her infectious smile and effervescent personality. Areas of speciality include Inspirational Speakers. Libby first started making waves in the swimming world in 2003, when she won her first national title in a 50-metre freestyle event. She then went on to make a promising international debut by winning the 100-metre freestyle race against the USA, in the Indianapolis competition “Duel in the Pool”. Not stopping there, Libby also competed at the FINA world championships in Barcelona where she collected further medals.
  • Medal of the Order of Australia
  • Summer Olympics
  • Commonwealth Games
  • Australian Institute of Sport
  • Channel 10

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Keith Abraham CSP is a best-selling author and one of Australia's most passionate and in demand professional conference speakers. He has been described in Time Magazine as Australia's up and coming inspirational speaker. Areas of speciality include Inspirational Speakers. Keith shares easy-to-implement, proven strategies that have a profound effect on audiences and encourages them to execute ideas that make a positive impact on their lives.

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Steven Bradbury was the first Australian to win a gold medal in the 2002 Winter Olympics after winning the 1000m short track speed skating event, and was also a part of the short track relay team who won a bronze medal in 1994. Areas of speciality include Inspirational Speakers. His career was forged by his perseverance and determination to succeed, and Steven uses that same mindset as a motivational speaker. He doesn’t like to use the term motivational speaker, as he believes it sounds “un-Australian”, instead preferring to call himself a real life speaker. Steven speaks from the heart using his real life experiences of injury, willpower and achievements to motivate and inspire others.
  • Medal of the Order of Australia 2007Sport Australia Hall of Fame 2011
  • Nine Network

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How Can Amanda Gore help you make this your best conference yet? Amanda has the unique ability to entertain, inform and involve audiences simultaneously - it is an experience that is hard to describe, you need to feel it! Areas of speciality include Inspirational Speakers. Amanda Gore is energetic, very humorous and is a master at group dynamics, which means she can really facilitate the bonding/ connecting of delegates, whether they know each other or not. She will have them laughing and talking to each other to kick start your conference with a hysterical, team-building bang – or elevate them to a high finale so they can leave your conference full of energy and excitement.