Leadership Speakers

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Justin Jones (affectionately known as Jonesy) is one of Australia's premier motivational speakers and extreme adventurers. Constantly pushing the boundaries of human endurance he has undertaken a number of large-scale expeditions over the past 14 years. Two in particular have captured global acclaim and attention. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. Jonesy is one of Australia’s premier public speakers and adventurers who is constantly pushing the boundaries of human endurance. Global audiences are demanding to hear the story of how he succeeded in completing two of the greatest adventures of all time. To date he has shared their story with over 250 000 people including many of Australia’s ASX200 companies, business leaders and professional sporting teams.
  • Australian Geographic Young Adventurer of the Year 2008

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Robert de Castella is Australia's greatest ever marathon runner. He set the world record in 1981, became Australia's first Track and Field World Champion in 1983, won two Commonwealth Games marathons in 1982 and 1986 and dominated the event worldwide for most of the 1980s. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. While he represented Australia at four Olympic Games, finishing 5th, 8th, 10th and 26th, Robert is probably best remembered for the Brisbane Commonwealth Games when he came from over a minute back to catch, duel and eventually run away from Tanzanian champion JumaIkanga.
  • Member of the Order of the British Empire
  • Australian of the Year 1983
  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame
  • Australian Sports Medal
  • Centenary Medal
  • Australian Institute of Sport 'Best of the Best'
  • Officer of the Order of Australia
  • Commonwealth Games
  • Summer Olympics
  • Australian Institute of Sport
  • IAAF World Championships

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Siimon Reynolds is a very rare person in the world of executive and entrepreneur coaching. He is not just a teacher, he's actually a highly successful business person himself. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. Siimon talks regularly at conferences in Australia and internationally. His business speeches are lively, revealing, useful and memorable. If you want a speaker who has actually done it rather than just talked about it, book Siimon for your next conference.

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The Hon Jeffrey Kennett AC was an Officer in the Royal Australian Regiment, serving at home and overseas. He was a Member of the Victorian Parliament for 23 years, and was Premier of the State from 1992 to 1999. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. Mr Kennett is currently Chairman of the Board of Management of PFD Food Services Pty Ltd., Chairman of Open Windows Australia Proprietary Limited and Chairman of CT Management Group Pty Ltd.
  • Companion of the Order of Australia (2005)
  • Victorian Parliament

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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 Leadership 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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Seven time ASP Women's World Champion Layne Beachley is one of Australia's greatest athletes, dominating the sport of surfing for almost two decades. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. At the age of 16 Layne made her debut on the ASP Women’s World Tour and by the time she was 22 she was ranked number three in the world. Her first tour event win came in 1993 and in 1998 Layne won the first of her six consecutive world titles (from a total of seven) in her illustrious career, making her the most successful female professional surfer of all time.
  • Laurels World Sports Award: Action Sportsperson of the Year (Surfing)
  • Australian Sporting Hall of Fame (2011)
  • Order of Australia.International Surfing Association - World Champion
  • Surfing Australia
  • International Surfing Association

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From mathematics teacher to internationally acclaimed opera singer, managing director, board member; and inspirational and motivational business speaker, Stella Axarlis consults with organisations that are undertaking significant cultural change and presents nationally and internationally on issues of business excellence, management, organisational culture and education and training. Areas of speciality include Leadership Speakers. As a member of the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) Board she chaired the ANTA Board Advisory Committees to implement major reforms to vocational education and training and the New Apprenticeships and the National Quality Council.
  • Member of the Order of Australia (1998)