Speakers

Australian Speakers Bureau

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   stars in movies    author

Anh Do has played to sell out crowds at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and The Sydney Opera House. As one of Australia's most sought after stand-up comedians, Anh is an accomplished comedian and MC as well as a talented writer, actor and producer. Areas of speciality include Speakers. After bagging all the comedy awards around town, including the Sydney Comedian of the Year, and appearing on all the TV shows that feature comedians, including “Thank God You’re Here” and “Rove Live”, Anh finally realized that those regular gigs at Rooty Hill bikers club would one day get him killed, so he has supplemented the income with acting, film producing and writing.
  • 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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Carman’s founder Carolyn Creswell is an inspirational leader whose success proves that you can run a multinational business, love what you do and have a genuine work-life balance. Areas of speciality include Speakers. As an 18 year old university student, Carolyn Creswell founded Carman’s in 1992. She bought the tiny business for $1,000.
  • Network Ten
  • Recipe to Riches (TV Program)
  • Carman's Fine Foods

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award winner    author

Matt Preston is a food journalist, restaurant critic and television personality. Best known as a judge on MasterChef Australia, Preston currently writes for delicious and MasterChef magazines. Areas of speciality include Speakers. Matt also writes a national column for the Taste Section for all News Ltd’s metro papers. Preston was the Creative Director of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival for five years from 2005-2009.
  • 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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award winner    has video    author

Gill Hicks is considered to be one of the most thought-provoking, powerful and life affirming female speakers in Australia and the UK. She is globally known as a survivor of the London terrorist Bombings on July 7th, 2005. Areas of speciality include Speakers. There are few people who have endured such unimaginable trauma and are able to rejoice and celebrate just being alive. Equally there are few people who can speak about a tragic event in such an engaging and uplifting manner. Her appreciation and gratitude is infectious and offers a brilliant reminder of just how precious our lives are.
  • Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
  • UK's Australian Woman of the Year 2009
  • M.A.D for Peace

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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 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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   author

Natasha Pincus BSc (Hons), LLB (Hons) is a leading Australian creative. An internationally renowned storyteller, Natasha's work has been embraced by millions. Her music video for Gotye's Somebody That I Used to Know has been viewed by over half a billion people around the world. Areas of speciality include Speakers. A multi award-winning film director and writer, Natasha is also a qualified and experienced lawyer and scientist.

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   has video event host and MC

Bree Laughlin is breaking the mould as Melbourne's fresh new face. The long-time racing fan with a flair for fashion is a woman of many talents. Areas of speciality include Speakers. Possessing an Accounting degree, Bree has also represented Australia in golf and has her Grade 8 in Classical Ballet with the Royal Academy of Dance, England.
  • Network 7
  • Melbourne Weekender
  • VECCI
  • Victorian Racing Club
  • Golf Australia
  • Country Racing Victoria

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Born and raised in Sydney to a French Mother and a true blue Aussie Father, Justine Schofield has always had a passion for cooking. With her Mother being as French as they come, Justine was lucky enough to be brought up in a bilingual household and speaks French as if she were a native. Areas of speciality include Speakers. “My fascination with the food, and the French way of life draws me back every time, it’s amazing how the food and culture change each time you arrive in a different region. I am equally proud of my French heritage as I am of my Australian and when the opportunity arises I would like to live in France for a while to discover every little corner I can!”
  • Everyday Gourmet with Justine Schofield
  • MasterChef Australia
  • Network Ten
  • Good Food Network

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event host and MC

As a racing analyst on TVN and SEN 1116, John ‘Dr Turf’ Rothfield is one of Australia's leading racing experts. Areas of speciality include Speakers. As a young boy one of John’s earliest memories of racing was Gwen the SP bookie arriving at his home to collect small debts from his mother in the 1960’s. After spending most of his Saturdays with his father at various race tracks around Victoria, by the time John turned 16, he was already betting bigger than his dad.
  • Off The Bit (Radio Program)
  • Foxtel
  • Footy Fix (Radio Program)

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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 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.