Women Speakers

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award winner event host and MC

Claire started on the stage - crafting engaging, innovative live shows that blended stand up, theatre and some hammer dancing. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Her 2006 show, ‘Oh’, earned her both critical acclaim and a nomination for the Melbourne Comedy Festival’s Best Newcomer award. A born storyteller with a sharp wit, Claire has gone on to regularly perform at festivals and comedy rooms all over the country.
  • Best Newcomer Nominee - Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2006)
  • Best & Fairest Winner - National Improv Championships (2005)
  • WA State Winner in RAW Comedy Competition (2004)
  • Stan: Lockdown Comedy Festival (Stand Up Segment 2020)
  • Network Ten: Hughesy We Have A Problem (Guest Panellist 2018-2020)
  • Foxtel Lifestyle: The Great Australian Bake Off (Host – 2015-2019)
  • ABC News 24: ABC News Breakfast (Regular Guest Contributor 2018-2019)
  • Network Ten: The Project (Desk Appearance 2019-2020)
  • ABC Podcasts: The Pineapple Project (Host 2018-2019)
  • Mix 106.5: Breakfast (Co-host 2011-2012)

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event host and MC

A news leader and opinion maker, Deborah Clay is a credible and ethical presenter and journalist on breakfast radio and television who easily moves between major breaking news and light-hearted content. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. As the Sydney News Director for Southern Cross Austereo, she recently provided the network with live, round-the-clock commentary from the scene of the Sydney siege. As well as being an experienced reporter, “Deb” anchors the news for the Triple M Grill Team, including interactive commentary about the hot topics of the day.
  • Sky News Australia
  • Austereo
  • Triple M (Radio)Sunrise (TV Program)

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award winner

As career breakthroughs go, this one took a while but it has been worth the wait. Scotty's path to her career as a multi-award winning comedian first started when she started acting nearly thirty years ago but it has been in the last decade that she has hit the big time, scoring high-profile TV spots, filling thousand seat theatres, releasing two books and even returning to her acting heritage with an ongoing role on Seven's Winners and Losers and Nine's House Husbands. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. In 2009 Denise penned All That Happened at Number 26, a book which became a national best seller and a hit tour, with sell-out seasons at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and the Sydney Opera House. Scotty’s subsequent solo show, Regrets, was awarded the Melbourne Comedy Festival Directors’ Choice Award, with Scotty winning a Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer. She then made her debut (finally!) at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and released her second book The Tour.
  • Winner: People's Choice Award Melbourne Comedy Festival (2017)
  • Winner: Barry Award - Mother Bare - Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2014)
  • Winner: Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer (2011)
  • Winner: Melbourne International Comedy Festival Director's Choice Award (2011)
  • Winner: Groggy Squirrel Critic's Award (2009)
  • ABC: Comedy Care Package (2020)
  • Network TEN: Hughesy We Have a Problem (2018-2020)
  • Network TEN: Studio 10 (Co-Host 2018-2020)
  • ABC: The Yearly with Charlie Pickering (2018-2019)
  • Network TEN: Dancing With The Stars (2019)
  • Channel 9: House Husbands (2015-2016)
  • Triple M: Kenney Molloy - National Drive regular guest (2019-2020)

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award winner    stars in movies event host and MC

Jackie Loeb has headlined at comedy venues worldwide. She is a stand-up comedian, vocalist, actor, writer and musician and is certainly one of the most exciting, innovative and multi-skilled performers to break out of the Australian comedy scene! Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. With extensive experience performing in various medias, as well as being a well-respected speaker/entertainer on the corporate circuit, Jackie’s career and reputation as one of Australia’s finest and hardest working comics continues to go from strength to strength.
  • Sorlies Cabaret Award
  • Full Frontal (TV Program)

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Rachael Bermingham is the highest selling self-published female author in Australia. Collectively she has sold over 2.5 million copies of her books in just 3 years! Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. A born entrepreneur, her professional career commenced at age 19 when she opened her first business (a hair salon) before experiencing an array of exciting careers including diving, shark feeding and travel consultancy before her passion for helping others to succeed and transform their goals into achievements evolved in the form of authoring books and becoming a motivational speaker.

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   has video event host and MC

Stacey now MCs corporate events alongside some of Australia's best musicians. Bringing a fresh approach to everything she does, Stacey's warm country girl personality and quick wit instantly wins over her audiences. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Stacey won championship Ballroom & Latin dance titles early in her career, then spent 10 years in Sydney’s luxury property market, giving her a sophisticated yet highly personable communication style.

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Sue Williams is an award-winning journalist and columnist who has written for all of Australia’s leading newspapers and magazines along with those in the UK. She appears regularly on TV and radio, has had her own TV segment on SBS TV’s popular Hotline program. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. A bestselling author, Williams has written a number of books, on a wide range of topics. Her books include Love Is In The Air, about a group of dancers who defy all the odds to achieve excellence; Women of the Outback, telling the astonishing life stories of 14 remarkable women, from high-achievers to everyday heroes all living in the outback while battling drought, flood, harrowing isolation and often horrific accidents to survive and thrive.

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Tanya Lewis, the Eco Organiser® and Waste Coach has a simple philosophy borrowed from Gandhi, “Live simply, so others can simply live”. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Motivational speaker and author, Tanya challenges society to rethink the true cost of waste and shares easy to follow ways to simplify life without costing the earth.