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.
Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced commentators and journalists. Alan is the founder of Eureka Report, Australia's most successful investment newsletter, and Business Spectator, a 24-hour free business news and commentary website. He also hosts Inside Business, a half-hour Sunday programme on the ABC, is the finance presenter on the ABC News - and producer of the nightly graph (or two).
- ABC News (TV Program)
- Eureka Report
- Business Spectator
- Financial Review (Newspaper)
- The Age Melbourne (Newspaper)
- 7.30 Report (TV Program)
- Sydney Morning Herald (Newspaper)
- Australian Indigenous Education Foundation Ambassador
Glenn Robbins, a graduate of Drama and Media at Melbourne State College, first moved into performing in 1981. As a stand-up comedian, he enjoyed performing at popular comedy venues in Melbourne and Sydney. Audiences warmed to his naturally dry sense of humour and style.
Guy Grossi is an affable, passionate and playful master chef who specialises in pure Italian cuisine. He commands three kitchens with discipline, song, music, creativity and devotion.
Peter Maddison graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from RMIT in 1982 and subsequently worked with Peter Crone & Associates, Morris & Pirotta and Cocks Carmichael before establishing the McIntyre Partnership.
- ASTRA Awards for Most Outstanding New Talent
He may have been a young prodigy having completed Year 11 at just 14-years-old, enrolled in university at age 16 and become a lawyer by 21, but Adam Liaw Winner of the 2nd series of the Ch10 hit series MasterChef, will tell you taking out the title was one of his proudest moments.
When Bill Gates visited Australia, he requested to see two people: the Prime Minister and Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet Publications.
- Officer of the Order of Australia 2014